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Senior Systems Engineer, Applied Physicist
HOFFMAN ESTATES IL 60179
Category: Computing, Manufacturing, Health Care Industry , Transportation
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  • Job Family: Engineering

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Senior Systems Engineer, Applied Physicist


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**Division:** Siemens Healthineers

**Business Unit:** Diagnostic Imaging

**Requisition Number:** 212490

**Primary Location:** United States-Illinois-Hoffman Estates

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Mid level

**Education Required Level:** Doctorate Degree

**Travel Required:** 5%


**Division Description:**


Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.


With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world's largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers' needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.


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**Job Description:**


The **Molecular Imaging** **(MI)** division of **Siemens Healthcare** (Hoffman Estates, Illinois facility) is currently seeking a **Senior-Level Applied Physicist** to join our SPECT engineering team to develop molecular imaging devices ( -imaging ). This position will work as part of a cross-functional organization with large and diverse teams, acting in a technical leadership role. The primary function of this role will include the elicitation and elaboration of clinical requirements for molecular imaging devices. A deep understanding of clinical and system level use cases and workflows is needed to develop high-value and novel customer solutions, and a strong background in medical imaging is required to translate new features into system functionality. A passion for delivering products that improve the outcomes of patient healthcare is essential for membership on our team.


**Responsibilities**






Maintain ultimate ownership for the realization of new system functionality over the course of a development project



Drive the definition, specification, technical risk management, integration, test strategy, and validation of a product feature in close cooperation with the project team



Elicit high quality system requirements from clinical, service, manufacturing, marketing, and other users/stakeholders



Review and assess maturing technologies for incorporation into products



Develop and maintain system technical performance specifications



Develop novel algorithms and execute testing to assess image quality and performance.



Generate clear and thorough written reports documenting technical performance of system.



Investigate and resolve customer issues related to system image quality or performance



Elaborate and decompose user and system level requirements into detailed and complete specifications



Identify, quantify, and drive the mitigation of technical risks to our projects and products



Champion both the extrinsic quality (proven by functional verification) and the intrinsic quality (proven by clinical validation) of our products



Productize cutting-edge technologies to deliver breakthrough medical care to our customers and patients



Ensure seamless integration of complex hardware and software subsystems that are designed and manufactured at multiple locations across the globe



Provide critical technical guidance to associates and upper management






**Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**






PhD degree in Physics, Biomedical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience relating to detectors and imaging, preferably with medical imaging focus



2 years of experience in a diagnostics or imaging field preferably with medical focus (can be part of PhD program)



Deep knowledge of imaging use cases and workflows



Proven application of comprehensive knowledge of diagnostics or medical imaging



Demonstrated advanced knowledge of system performance testing.



Understanding of key technologies for medical imaging as they pertain to clinical scanners



Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to convey ideas and concepts to a wide range of international audiences (USA, Germany, China & India) including the clinical community, product management and other engineers



Positive attitude team player with ability to also work autonomously



Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment



Domestic/International travel required periodically (<5%)






**Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**






Experience of both clinical and industry environments a strong plus



Demonstrated ability to manage change in rapidly evolving situations



Demonstrated skill in bridging gaps between technical and non-technical stakeholders



Experience with developing and executing system level verification tests



Solid understanding of medical physics as it relates to system performance



Experience with 510K medical devices or other highly regulated environments









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Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.



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