Software engineer position at Harvard Medical School

Position: Software engineer, specialized in image analysis
Location: Greater Boston area

**Harvard Medical School: Software engineer specialized in image analysis
Duties & Responsibilities: The Image and Data Analysis Core (IDAC) at Harvard Medical School (HMS) has an immediate opening for a programmer / software engineer for the purpose of transforming customized image analysis packages developed in the core facility (MATLAB and C/C++) into turn-key programs for the HMS community, and developing robust and generic image and image analysis data management systems. IDAC is a newly established core facility funded directly by the Harvard Medical School to provide image analysis and related data analysis expertise to research groups on campus. The successful candidate will be responsible for design and development of image and image analysis data management systems/applications and graphical user interfaces for IDAC analysis software packages. Will include adaption of existing and newly developed image analysis code into user-friendly, generic software modules. Will meet with IDAC client researchers conducting initial needs analysis and be responsible for training and support of these software tools. After the initial startup phase of the facility, an increasing fraction of time will be spent on development of novel tools and algorithms for data and image analysis and management.

Basic Qualifications: B.S./B.A. in Computer Science OR in Engineering, Physics or similar quantitative field w/ at least three years of documented programming and software design experience. An advanced degree may count towards this experience. Must have demonstrated experience with MATLAB OOP, C++, Java or other object oriented programming language.

Additional Qualifications The successful candidate will have experience with software design, testing and maintenance. Must be familiar with Linux and possess good software documentation skills. This position requires strong communication skills for interaction with a diverse, non-technical user group. Prior experience with MATLAB and software revision management is highly desirable. Knowledge of Image analysis, image or signal processing is an advantage. Some knowledge of or interest in basic biology or experience with computational biology is a plus.

Additional Information: For more information on the Image and Data Analysis Core (IDAC), please visit: