Staff Vision Systems Analyst

Sunnyvale, California

Posted in Manufacturing and Production
about 1 month ago

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Job Info

At Intuitive, we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints. Our mission is our guiding force; our culture is the DNA that makes us unique.  

As a pioneer in robotic-assisted surgery (RAS), we have been expanding our innovations through technology to help make a difference in the world. For 25 years, human ingenuity has guided our journey to help solve some of healthcare’s complex challenges. 

We believe a great idea can come from anywhere—inclusion and mutual respect are vital to our culture. We value character grounded in integrity, a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and diverse experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and strive to achieve their highest potential.  

Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let’s help to advance the world of minimally invasive care. 

Primary Function:

The vision systems analyst group is a part of the core technology engineering group at Intuitive.  The goal of the group is to deliver the highest image quality to our surgeons for all our surgical systems.  The focus of the group is mainly on the imaging algorithms, algorithmic tuning and calibration of the endoscopes, displays, and illuminator needed to accomplish excellent image quality.  We also help specify and define the light source, optics, sensor and displays used on the surgical robotic systems to deliver the high quality surgical image.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver superb video quality to clinicians
  • Invent, evaluate and implement real-time image processing algorithms
  • Evaluate and review image sensors, illumination and display solutions
  • Optimize systems (camera, illumination, and display) for excellent image quality
  • Invent, prototype and test advanced imaging modes
  • Obtain and iterate surgical feedback into designs
  • Prepare and review patent applications
  • Work with external vendors for technology selection and iterations
  • Supporting formal risk analysis and documentation for regulatory submissions
  • Supporting verification and validation of the vision system

Skill/Job Requirements:

  • Minimum  BS, MS or PhD (MS or PhD preferred) in computer science, electrical engineering, physics or related degree
  • Minimum 5 years of industry imaging experience
  • Demonstrated skill at solving complex engineering problems
  • Experience in developing image and video processing algorithms or control loops
  • Strong scientific understanding of imaging physics and human perception
  • Proficient in Matlab and C++
  • Knowledgeable in camera sensors, displays, optics and illumination sources
  • Experience with GPU/CUDA programming a plus
  • Experience working in a regulated industry or on mission critical applications a plus

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.  

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws. 


Shift : Shift 1 - Day

Travel : No

Travel Requirements: No Shift: Shift 1 - Day

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