Research Scientist (Algorithm Research)

Job TitleResearch Scientist (Algorithm Research)

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Work at Philips, a global health technology company, where many of the best and brightest developers can openly collaborate to build a more connected and healthier society. Working for a worldwide leader in health technology brings much personal fulfillment, as well as unique challenges. The AARC is seeking a research scientist who will be working with a group of research scientists in research and development of advanced algorithms in biological data analysis.

You are responsible for

As a Research Scientist you should be skilled in digital signal processing, cardiac electrophysiology, and software design and development. You might create, analyze, and optimize new biological signal processing algorithms. You will work with other engineering groups and with Marketing to manage the transition of research work into development, through documentation, discussion, presentation, creation of software, test plans, test tools, etc. You must work well both as a member of a team and independently.

  • Develop and implement novel signal processing algorithms applied to ECG and other biological signals
  • Perform data analysis, algorithm validation, and performance evaluation
  • Develop software in C/C++ and Matlab
  • Provide algorithm-related customer support
  • Present in scientific conferences and publish in scientific journals
  • Develop, configure, document, and troubleshoot complex algorithms and programs
  • Some local and international travel

You are a part of

The Advanced Algorithm Research Center (AARC), Patient Care and Monitoring Solutions, of Philips Healthtech has the mission to transform patient data into clinical information to help improve and save lives. This position is based in Andover, MA and you will report to the Director of Algorithm Research for Philips Patient Care and Monitoring Solutions (PCMS).

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or a related field required
  • Expertise in digital signal processing and pattern recognition
  • Experience implementing ECG or other biological data analysis using C/C++ and MATLAB
  • Knowledge of cardiac electrophysiology is a plus
  • Ability to publish scientific papers and present in scientific conferences
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.

In return, we offer you

At Philips, we are driven by our mission to improve the lives of 3 billion people per year by 2025, and every day we move closer to achieving our goal by creating cutting-edge solutions that lead to confident diagnosis, improved care, and increased quality of life for patients. Named one of the Top 50 Happiest Companies in America in 2013, we enable our employees to create a legacy in life through their work and support their development through people centric learning, total rewards and personalized development planning programs.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It's a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it's like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.



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