Position & Company Description

Sonavex is seeking to hire a Senior Software Engineer to support development of current and future medical device software packages. The company is a Johns Hopkins University spin-out simplifying point- of-care ultrasound imaging to increase its utility for new perioperative applications. The company's first product, EchoSure, detects post-operative blood clots prior to catastrophic surgical failures. Pipeline technologies include surgical navigation and perfusion assessment products.

 

The company has raised a Series A financing round and has received numerous prestigious government grants from the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation to advance its technology.

 

The successful candidate will work directly with the Director of Research & Development on a daily basis, and will regularly work with Johns Hopkins professors and surgeons on the team.

 

Compensation

Employee compensation will be dependent on level of experience. The compensation package will include a competitive combination of salary and equity.

 

Responsibilities

The Senior Software Engineer will report directly to the Director of Research & Development to complete Sonavex’s lead product. The candidate will also have the opportunity to lead development on pipeline navigation and tissue perfusion assessment products. Specific responsibilities include:

 

Develop commercial custom ultrasound software for new surgical applications

Opportunity to lead development of pipeline products

Participate in bench and animal studies

Document technical designs, programming tasks and procedures

Report and communicate methods and results

Perform verification and validation testing per FDA requirements

Perform unit testing and performance testing, with high quality and on schedule

Participate in design reviews

Participate in algorithm implementation and design

Report directly to the Director of R&D

Analyze project tasks, provide estimates of scope, work efforts and dependencies

Collaborate closely with other team members to design and optimize code

Update job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; read professional publications

 

Qualifications

The ideal candidate should have a strong background in software engineering, ideally with experience in ultrasound physics and/or image processing. Specific qualifications are listed below:

Required

PhD, MS or BS in CS/EEE or similar experience

3+ years of experience developing complex/multithreaded C++ code for real-time systems

Proficient in Linux

Strong knowledge of data structures and algorithms

Deadline and detail oriented

Enjoy a small, fast-paced, high-growth start-up environment

Team player who enjoys working with a diverse and intelligent team

 

Preferred

Medical device development experience

Experience with GUI development using Qt

Experience in medical image processing using ITK

Experience with OpenCV

Multi-thread Programming

VTK or OpenGL

Comfort with Matlab

Experience with CUDA GPU programming

Technical comprehension of ultrasound physics and beamforming

Background in or comfort with Doppler ultrasound processing

Signal/RF processing

Ultrasound image processing

Image segmentation and registration

Computer Vision

 

Location

The employee will work out of Sonavex’s office in Baltimore, Maryland.

 

Application Process

All interested applicants should send their resume, salary requirements, and optional cover letter to:

David Narrow CEO

Sonavex, Inc This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Position & Company Description

Sonavex is seeking to hire a Senior Software Engineer to support development of current and future medical device software packages. The company is a Johns Hopkins University spin-out simplifying point- of-care ultrasound imaging to increase its utility for new perioperative applications. The company's first product, EchoSure, detects post-operative blood clots prior to catastrophic surgical failures. Pipeline technologies include surgical navigation and perfusion assessment products.

 

The company has raised a Series A financing round and has received numerous prestigious government grants from the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation to advance its technology.

 

The successful candidate will work directly with the Director of Research & Development on a daily basis, and will regularly work with Johns Hopkins professors and surgeons on the team.

Compensation

Employee compensation will be dependent on level of experience. The compensation package will include a competitive combination of salary and equity.

Responsibilities

The Senior Software Engineer will report directly to the Director of Research & Development to complete Sonavex’s lead product. The candidate will also have the opportunity to lead development on pipeline navigation and tissue perfusion assessment products. Specific responsibilities include:

·          Develop commercial custom ultrasound software for new surgical applications

·          Opportunity to lead development of pipeline products

·          Participate in bench and animal studies

·          Document technical designs, programming tasks and procedures

·          Report and communicate methods and results

·          Perform verification and validation testing per FDA requirements

·          Perform unit testing and performance testing, with high quality and on schedule

·          Participate in design reviews

·          Participate in algorithm implementation and design

·          Report directly to the Director of R&D

·          Analyze project tasks, provide estimates of scope, work efforts and dependencies

·          Collaborate closely with other team members to design and optimize code

·          Update job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; read professional publications

Qualifications

The ideal candidate should have a strong background in software engineering, ideally with experience in ultrasound physics and/or image processing. Specific qualifications are listed below:

Required

·          PhD, MS or BS in CS/EEE or similar experience

·          3+ years of experience developing complex/multithreaded C++ code for real-time systems

·          Proficient in Linux

·          Strong knowledge of data structures and algorithms

·          Deadline and detail oriented

·          Enjoy a small, fast-paced, high-growth start-up environment

·          Team player who enjoys working with a diverse and intelligent team


Preferred

·          Medical device development experience

·          Experience with GUI development using Qt

·          Experience in medical image processing using ITK

·          Experience with OpenCV

·          Multi-thread Programming

·          VTK or OpenGL

·          Comfort with Matlab

·          Experience with CUDA GPU programming

·          Technical comprehension of ultrasound physics and beamforming

·          Background in or comfort with Doppler ultrasound processing

·          Signal/RF processing

·          Ultrasound image processing

·          Image segmentation and registration

·          Computer Vision

Location

The employee will work out of Sonavex’s office in Baltimore, Maryland.

Application Process

All interested applicants should send their resume, salary requirements, and optional cover letter to:

David Narrow CEO

Sonavex, Inc This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.