Research Engineer - Medical Imaging

  • Job Reference: GS-RE-B-0210
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Software Personnel
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £400 to £420 Per Day
  • Sector: Software Engineering, Medical Devices
  • Job Type: Contract - Outside IR35
  • Contact: Gary Smith
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0203 195 3830

Job Description

Research Engineer - Medical Imaging

8 month contract Outside IR35

Start Date: April 2020

Our client is a pioneering medical imaging company developing radio-wave radar imaging technology used for the treatment of cancer.

Job Description:

The R&D Engineer (radar expert) will be contribute to development and industrial research in support of the Company’s active R&D work streams. Responsible for the evaluation, design, and improving radar imaging system and techniques for medical applications. Developing algorithm, and implement imaging and analytical aspect of the commercial software.


  • Develop and implement novel radar imaging technique for medical applications;
  • Assessing technologies to improve/ extend the Company’s radar imaging techniques;
  • Making contributions to R&D resulting in novel functionality and new product offerings;
  • Documentation in forms of technical papers, and presentation; and
  • Contribute in patents application.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good solid background in signal processing.
  • Knowledge of medical imaging (e.g., Ultrasound, CT, and/or MRI) theory, reconstruction and applications.
  • Experience in medical imaging or biomedical signal statistical analysis.
  • Familiar with Pattern Recognition technique, e.g. feature extraction and classification.
  • MATLAB or Python, R  (or close equivalent) prototyping skills.


  • Experience working in a regulated commercial environment (medical, aviation, automotive) including traceability requirements and risk management.
  • Experience of Machine Learning Techniques, toolkits and  or cloud based solutions.
  • Experience in radar imaging techniques including synthetic aperture radar (SAR) and the ability to develop new algorithms and techniques related to radar imaging, such as algorithms involving image focusing/reconstruction, beam-forming, compressive sensing, automatic target recognition, machine learning, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to model and simulate complex array and antenna design using a variety of open-source or commercial electromagnetic simulation tools.