Virtual Reality Digital Biomarker Engineer and Analyst (IT)

Posted on Oct 17, 2020 by Harvey Nash IT Recruitment Switzerland

Basel, Switzerland
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For our client in Basel we are looking for a Virtual Reality Digital Biomarker Engineer and Analyst (IT) for a 1-year project


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: 01.12.2020
Latest start date: 01.01.2021
End date: 1 year
Extension: possible, prior approval needed
Workload: 100%
Work location: Basel
Remote: max. 1 day per week, prior approval needed
Travel: -
Team: 25 (1 similar position)

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


Must Haves

. 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;


Nice to Haves
* 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: 974863183

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