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Advanced Algorithm Scientist at GE Healthcare

posted Sep 13, 2011, 12:11 PM by Bradley Harden   [ updated Sep 13, 2011, 12:30 PM ]

Role Summary/Purpose

The Advanced Algorithm Scientist will be involved in the research, development and delivery of the next generation CT reconstruction algorithms for state-of-the-art GE Healthcare’s Computed Tomography products.

Essential Responsibilities

  1. Develop innovative, advanced and robust algorithms and features for tomography image reconstruction, data calibration and / or corrections
  2. Work with cross-functional scientific, engineering, and integration teams to deliver high performance, reliable algorithms for implementation on dedicated signal processing architectures.
  3. Perform image quality modeling and analysis of product features and algorithms and demonstrate performance & robustness.
  4. Work with other technical and functional leaders to improve existing algorithms and to introduce new innovative features for reconstruction, calibrations & corrections.
  5. Collaborate with clinical collaborators and external researchers to continually improve portfolio of product features and publications.
  6. Perform troubleshooting, problem solving analysis, and performance enhancements for imaging products.
  7. Prepare technical documentation for internal design reviews and external scientific presentations.


  1. PhD in Electrical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering / Medical Physics with a minimum of 5 years of progressive experience as an engineer and scientist in the academic community or medical imaging industry
  2. Must have a proven track record of innovation and technical publication
  3. Must have CT / PET / SPECT research / design experience and experience in Iterative / Statistical Reconstruction methods
  4. Must have excellent communication skills, both oral & written
  5. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States full-time
  6. Must be willing to work in our Waukesha, WI facility full-time
  7. Must be willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation, including for example, verification of your past employment, criminal history, and educational background, as part of the selection process.
  8. Must be 18 years or older.
  9. You must submit your application for employment through to be considered.

Desired Characteristics

  1. CT Reconstruction, Calibration, Physics, Dosimetry, modeling, and image quality design experience
  2. 5+ years project leadership experience within a product development or research environment
  3. Sound technical and domain experience in at least one functional technology area
  4. Strategic planner and thinker with ability to drive change across the segment products
  5. Demonstrated experience on global product releases throughout the entire NPI cycle
  6. Self-starter, energizing, results oriented, and able to multi-task


Zhou Yu. Ph.D