1. Senior Scientist Opening at Topcon Healthcare

    Senior Scientist Opening at Topcon Healthcare



    Job Purpose:

    The Senior Scientist will provide technical leadership and work with our team of scientists and engineers to develop next generation ophthalmic medical devices. This person will be responsible for carrying out a variety of tasks including new technology development, concept engineering, new product development and improving existing product features. The person will also play a key role in determining the system architecture, performance requirements and making recommendations on system and technology trade-offs.


    • Generate new ideas, product concepts and build laboratory test beds or prototypes to demonstrate proof-of-concept.
    • Identify, evaluate, and assimilate new technology and use creative problem-solving skills to develop innovative solutions.
    • Provide technical leadership for cross-functional teams in the development of R&D prototypes.
    • Analyze and verify system performance through simulation and measurement.
    • Perform trade-off analysis of technology and design alternatives for new products/platforms.
    • Provide strong support to ensure seamless transition of new technology concepts towards product development.
    • Identify and work with external vendors to apply existing and developing concepts to Ophthalmic products.
    • Review current developments in the diagnostic ophthalmic industry and report findings.
    • Collaboration with external researchers in universities and research institutes for joint technology development
    • Analyze and develop new intellectual property, including documentation of new ideas and filing patents


    • MS in Physics, Optics, Electrical Engineering, or Biomedical Engineering with four years of relevant industry experience; or PhD in Physics, Optics, Electrical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering with 0-3 years of relevant industry experience.
    • Experience with medical imaging such as ultrasound, MRI or CT is desirable.
    • Experience with Ophthalmic Imaging and/or Optical Coherence Tomography is a strong plus.
    • Experience using visual studio, qt, SQL and Linux is desired. Algorithm development experience in C++ and CUDA is a strong plus.
    • Experience with image processing, computer vision, and machine learning is highly desired.
    • Experience with medical device early stage product development, pilot production, and good documentation practices
    • Strong problem-solving skills, including the ability to find creative solutions to difficult problems.
    • Firm grasp of optics, imaging, and system design fundamentals.
    • Highly skilled in using mathematical modeling and optical design tools such as Matlab, C++ and/or ZEMAX.
    • Must have good oral and written presentation/communication skills.
    • Individual must be able to work independently as well as in a team-oriented and goal-oriented manner.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and communicate effectively (written and verbal) across multiple locations and teams


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