Ultrasound Systems Engineer

Position Summary:

Ultrasound systems engineer will focus on image quality experimentation on humans, root-causing system level issues affecting image quality and clinical usability, supporting the systems team with basic measurements and system testing, and assist with next generation system design concepts, especially relating to clinical usability and workflow.

Primary Responsibilities:
  1. Provide the engineering team with feedback on design changes, image quality, and clinical usability.
  2. Assist with training, providing clinical feedback to, and advising external clinical sites.
  3. Track, root-cause and close system reliability issues (hardware or system) that occur during scans and communicate/work with the extended engineering team.
  4. Root-cause IQ artifacts due to system issues.
  5. Create and assist with alternative system design concepts.
  6. Interface with the customer to assess design viability. Analyze the performance of design trade-offs.
  7. Perform V&V activities as needed.
  8. Other duties as needed
Supervisory Responsibilities:

N/A

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Ability:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Math Ability:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formula, scientific equations, graphs, etc.) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables. Understanding of engineering and design principles.

Education/Certification:

MS in Engineering or related field

Work Experience:

1 year of engineering and/or clinical experience

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have experience in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:
  1. Communicates well with others
  2. Excellent time and workload management skills
  3. Technical engineering skills desired
  4. Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary environment
  5. Outstanding problem-solving skills
  6. Ability to present ideas and results effectively
  7. Self-motivated candidates desired
Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands, and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. They also occasionally move objects weighing up to 20 lbs., and sometimes, but rarely, up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to see color.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually mild to moderate. 

Travel:

Minimal, as needed

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