Principal Ultrasound Systems Engineer

Job Description

Do you want to join us in helping to fight the world’s most threatening diseases and enabling access to care for more people around the world? At Siemens Healthineers, we pioneer breakthroughs in healthcare.  For everyone. Everywhere.


We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment with opportunities to go beyond your comfort zone in order to grow personally and professionally. Sound interesting? Then come and join our global team as Principal Ultrasound Systems Engineer to work with cross-functional product development team and provide technical leadership.


Our global team: We are a team of 66,000 highly dedicated employees across more than 70 countries passionately pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in healthcare to help improve people’s lives around the world. As a leader in the industry, we aspire to create better outcomes and experiences for patients no matter where they live or what health issues they are facing. Our portfolio, spanning from in-vitro and in-vivo diagnostics to image-guided therapy and innovative cancer care, is crucial for clinical decision-making and treatment pathways.


Our culture: We are part of an incredible community of scientists, clinicians, developers, researchers, professionals, and skilled specialists pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, to improve people’s lives around the world.  We embrace a culture of inclusivity in which the power and potential of every individual can be unleashed. We spark ideas that lead to positive impact and continued success. Check our Careers Site at

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a Principal Ultrasound Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for:


·         Lead and drive innovation projects and product development for cardiovascular (CV) ultrasound imaging with applications in diagnostic echo and interventional structural cardiology.

·         Be deeply involved in idea-to-market design life cycle of ultrasound imaging features and system technologies and support/lead product release.

·         Focus on key aspects of ultrasound systems engineering, including ultrasound signal path design and implementation, imaging feature development, and image quality optimization and clinical evaluation.

This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to do develop your career with Healthineers


·         Research and development in ultrasound signal path, key domain area in signal and image processing for tissue characterization and blood flow visualization/quantification.

·         Taking ownership of image quality, from algorithm research and development, system performance verification, engineering and clinical image optimization, and customer support.

·         Contributing to systems-level product development, owning design specifications and verifications that complies with related medical device regulations/standards (FDA, IEC, etc.) and internal quality management and design control processes.

·         Driving innovation and continual improvement of imaging performance all the way from concept generation to prototyping and product implementation.

·          Contributing to teamwork in an Agile development environment.

Required skills to have for the success of this role

·         M.S. in Electrical/Biomedical Engineering with 10+ years industry experience in medical imaging product development.

·         Expertise in ultrasound physics and system design, signal and image processing, algorithm specification and development.

·         Demonstrated experience using MATLAB/Python for fast prototyping; C/C++ programming

·          Demonstrated technical abilities in coordinating development efforts of a highly technical group

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills

·         Able to adapt quickly to change and work in a rapidly evolving environment

·         Willing to travel up to 10%

Preferred Qualifications:

·         PhD in Electrical/Biomedical engineering with a dissertation topic related to ultrasound imaging or therapy

·          Direct experience in R&D, ultrasound image optimization and system development for cardiology applications such as diagnostic echo, transesophageal echo and intracardiac catheters.

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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