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Virtual Reality Digital Biomarker Engineer and Analyst

Posted on May 4, 2020 by NextLink Solutions

Basel, Switzerland
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NextLink are currently working with a leading pharmaceutical organisation who are seeking a Virtual Reality Digital Biomarker Engineer and Analyst for their Basel offices on an initial 12-month contract.

We are looking for a skilled signal-processing engineer in the virtual reality domain to support a project in the area of ophthalmology. As part of a cross-functional team, you will be responsible for developing algorithms and analysis methods to identify meaningful signals from the different sensor streams provided by VR devices while a user is doing tests in the VR environment to assess different kinds of visual impairments.

General information

Start date: 02.06.2020
Latest start date: 01.07.2020
End date: 1 year
Extension: possible, prior approval needed
Work location: Basel
Team: 25

Tasks & Responsibilities

Support the data engineering and data analysis activities around the development of new clinical endpoints for ophthalmology based on AR/VR technologies
Brainstorm, formalize and plan a data analysis roadmap capturing the requirements from different stakeholders in the project (clinical, regulatory, software development, etc)
Implement the work packages in the roadmap to deliver results in a timely manner
Leverage the high quality data to develop new clinical end points and compare them to current recognized gold standard
Interact with stakeholders from different domains and with different background to guarantee the success of the project

Required Experience
5-8+ years of experience working on biomedical related data analysis topics
Very good university degree in physics, mathematics, engineering, natural science or informatics
Excellent understanding of the practical applications of 2D and 3D math (linear algebra, Matrix multiplication, quaternions, etc.)
Ability to understand and apply computer vision concepts (contrast, luminosity, etc.)
Previous experience with augmented and virtual reality technologies/Previous experience with Unity of similar 3D engines
Profound knowledge of Python or Matlab
Quick learner, striving to gain a deep understanding of the domain and technology with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment.
Self-starting and proactive team player with strong, collaborative and positive can-do attitude
Working proficiency in written and spoken English

Preferred Experience

Experience with C/C++
Experience with signal processing
Experience working with 3D content and content creation tools like Maya, 3ds Max, Blender
Computer gamer
Experience with Agile Scrum environment
Previous hands-on clinical experience with Multiple Sclerosis or in ophthalmology
Good understanding of regulatory frameworks and compliance implications (eg GxP, GDPR)
Experience with remote patient monitoring
Experience in experimental/clinical study design

Reference: 886450536

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