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Cedars-Sinai Software Engineer - Biomedical Imaging Research Institute in Los Angeles, California

The Software Engineer/Research Associate III will create software tools and assist with the analysis and visualization of medical images at the Biomedical Imaging Research Institute. The novel imaging procedures being developed as a part of the wellness imaging program have fundamentally different storage and visualization requirements. The incumbent will be responsible for creating new software to perform those operations.

The Research Associate III works closely with PI, providing technical support in large or multi-project oriented labs. May be requested by PI to take on specific supervisory activities, and provide administrative leadership, and/or technical expertise. May develop hypothesis and assist in planning steps for the investigative process. Will review and remain current on literature as it relates to study.

Provides miscellaneous clinical/research support (ad hoc data analysis, hypothesis development, programming, troubleshooting, etc.).

Organizes clinical/research trials in conjunction with the Principal Investigator and sponsor and/or funding source.

Monitors and ensures compliance with safety standards and procedures.

Analyzes data and prepares scientific findings for publication as author or co-author.

May make independent presentations.

May provide system administration and maintenance for the local workstation network.

Leads and trains Research Lab Assistants, Research Fellow, lower level Research Associates, and other related support staff and may be requested by PI to take on specific supervisory activities.


•1+ years of professional experience in software development and/or bioinformatics

•Proficiency in C++ or other object-oriented programming languages

•Experiences in developing software for medical images analysis and user interface highly preferred

•Familiarity with linear algebra and matrix operations

•Three to five (3-5) years of experience in area of research specialization.

•Has technical skills and expertise in an area of study including, but not limited to, Engineering

•Experience in cutting-edge histology/imaging techniques

•Strong computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, PowerPoint).

•Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; excellent organization skills and very detail-oriented; learns new tasks quickly; self-motivated; works well independently with minimal supervision; works well with others, and able to multitask.

•Strong interpersonal skills for interaction with peers, patients, physicians, and other customers of the medical center.

•Thorough technical and theoretical understanding of PI’s research objectives.

•Mastery of complex or unusual technical procedures and protocols.

Educational Requirements:

BS or MS in Computer Sciences, Software Engineering or related field

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.