[Ieee_vis_open_positions] Research scientist - Big Data/Rendering

Yu, Daphne (SCR US) daphne.yu at siemens.com
Sat Sep 21 02:24:34 CEST 2013

Company Siemens Corporate Technology
Division         CT - Siemens Corporate Technology
Functional Area  RD - Research & Development
Location         NJ - Princeton
Req ID   126346
Job Type         Regular
Job Time         Full-Time
Experience Level         Senior Level
Required Education       Masters Degree or equivalent experience, PhD preferred
Required Travel 10%
Company Description

With over 1,900 research operatives worldwide, the Corporate Technology department (www.ct.siemens.com) occupies a special position within Siemens' R&D facilities. It functions as an international network of expertise and as a global partner for technology and innovations. Through its R&D activities in Germany, the USA, China, India, Russia, Japan and Eastern Europe Corporate Technology helps secure the company's technological future and bolster its competitiveness.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran or military status.

Job Description

Research Scientist - Big Data/Rendering

The Imaging and Computer Vision technology field of Siemens Corporate Technology has an immediate opening in Princeton, NJ for a full-time
Research Scientist - Visualization and Imaging Architecture position. Ideal candidates will have in-depth knowledge of high performance rendering,
computer graphics, and strong software development skills.

CT is one of the world's premier research labs for computer vision and
medical imaging.

Our multi-discipline Princeton facility is recognized for providing a stimulating environment where ideas happen.  You will be part of a highly
creative professional team that brings state-of-the art high performance visualization from concept, to prototype, and to translate into practical
product solutions that impacts real life.

What are my responsibilities?

. Perform research & development in the area of distributed, collaborative visualization/interactions and processing architecture.
. Perform translational research in the area of high performance 2D/3D/nD image, vector/tensor field visualization.
. Implement high quality working solutions for commercial, scientific or industrial applications.
. Quick prototyping, feasibility studies, specifications and implementation of software components, present high quality presentations about the outcome
to internal and external audience
. Liaison between internal and external industry and academic partners.
. Innovate state-of-the-art clinical relevant computer graphics techniques and be active in scientific journal publications

What skills are needed to qualify for this job?

. MS in Computer Engineering or relevant discipline required along with thesis in visualization.  PhD a plus.
. Internship or graduate research experience including papers required.
. 1-2 years Industry experience in medical visualization, gaming or graphical simulations preferred.
. Proven record in advanced image/model visualization/animation techniques, software and hardware optimizations
. Proven knowledge in data streaming protocols and data reduction techniques
. Strong experience in hands-on software architecture, including reuseable component design and web based components.
. Ability to develop new research ideas to the level of a working system prototype.
. Ability to quickly prototype in C/C++/Java and translate implementation to robust product components
. Advanced CPU/GPU programming (OpenCL, OpenGL, CUDA) and optimization experience is a must.
. Dynamic with outstanding interpersonal and communication (written & verbal) skills in English required.
. Ability to work independently and prioritize work.
. Strong collaboration skills and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
. Motivated to accept challenges and responsibilities.
. Driven , flexible and adaptable in order to  thrive in a growing and dynamic team.
. Successful candidate must be able to work with controlled technology in accordance with US export control law.

What else do I need to know?

For more information please refer to our website at www.usa.siemens.com<http://www.usa.siemens.com>

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