[visionlist] Senior R&D Engineer -- Vision Software, Intuitive Surgical Inc.

Wenyi Zhao Wenyi.Zhao at intusurg.com
Thu Nov 16 17:30:08 GMT 2006


Job Location: Sunnyvale, CA, US 
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular 

Job Description 

Are you prepared to develop innovative, practical solutions to challenging computer vision problems for a million-dollar surgical robot? Intuitive Surgical has a rapidly growing installed base of over 400 da Vinci surgical systems, benefiting tens of thousands of patients per year. da Vinci is equipped with a stereo endoscope and 3D display, and represents an outstanding platform for the development and application of computer vision algorithms and image-guided surgery. This position offers a candidate with solid theoretical and exceptional software development skills an opportunity to bridge the gap between academia and industry. A successful candidate will be equally comfortable developing new algorithms, identifying promising state-of-the art algorithms from academia and producing high-quality implementations that lend themselves to re-use, testing, and productization through collaborations with Intuitive's product development engineers. He or she must excel in a high-energy team, must have excellent communication skills and must be able to balance independent production results with the need to collaborate during planning, system integration, and testing of larger projects. 

Required Skills

*	Masters or Doctorate in EE, MS, CS, or similarly, or commensurate experience. 
*	Additional 4 years' experience in industry, with code in released product 
*	Comfortable with all phases of the product development lifecycle including design, implementation, debug, verification, validations, and transfer 
*	Expertise with image processing and 3D vision, including feature extraction and matching, camera calibration 
*	Familiarity with teleoperations principles and robot mechanisms is a strong plus 
*	A strong interest in the medical applications of machine vision and robotics, 3D vision, including feature extraction and matching, camera calibration 
*	Familiarity with teleoperations principles and robotic mechanisms is a strong plus 
*	A strong interest in the medical applications of machine vision and robotics

For more details and on-line application, please go to http://www.intuitivesurgical.com/corporate/careers/index.aspx
and click on current opportunities. This position is under the Engineering category and has a tracking code 2006-126.





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