Vis2 - Scientist (Visualisation)

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Posted: 31/05/2019 11:38
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Competitive, depending on experience
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Level: Technical
Deadline: 14/06/2019 23:59
Hours: 37.50
Benefits: We offer highly competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that reflects the value we place on our people and on the work we do.
Job Type: Permanent

We have a vacancy for a scientist at our R&D centre of excellence in Edinburgh. This is an excellent opportunity to work in an intellectually stimulating environment, with exposure to leading edge technology within the medical imaging industry. We strive to create technology that makes a meaningful difference to people’s lives, helping doctors to help restore their patients’ health and well-being.

You will be working within the Visualization Technology Team, an agile software development team that creates innovative real-time rendering and visualization technology for Canon Medical Systems.  You will be responsible for developing, testing, documenting and supporting advanced high-performance rendering algorithms for medical imaging software systems. You will take responsibility for the development of novel visualisation technologies, designing suitable solutions to complex problems in collaboration with the rest of the team.

To be successful, candidates should have an excellent academic record, holding an advanced degree (PhD, EngD or MSc in a Computing or a numerate discipline, such as Mathematics or Physics. They should also have proven practical experience of working with C++, strong mathematics skills (3D geometry and associated vector/matrix linear algebra in particular) and knowledge of computer graphics techniques and algorithms for rendering, as this is a core component of the role. 

Additionally, knowledge of parallel programming techniques (multicore and SIMD), GPU programming (using a shader language or CUDA/OpenCL, for example) and low-level optimization tools and techniques is desirable, but not essential.

We aim to offer an inclusive, flexible and balanced working environment, by being an employer that cares for and respects its employees. We are part of a global family, that works closely with other development teams based in Japan, America, Canada and France; giving the opportunity of work placements at partner sites. As an employer, we want to provide you the right environment to allow you to develop your career, by giving you time to learn new skills and pursue your own creative projects.

The work is intellectually stimulating, and we make a real difference in people’s lives. We provide an
inclusive, flexible and balanced working environment that reflects the value we place on our people and on the work we do. We offer a competitive salary, which is based on your experience, and a full benefits package. For more information on our benefits package, please visit: 

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