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Big Data Software Engineer

Princeton, NJ
**Big Data Software Engineer**

Locations:Princeton, New Jersey

Job Family: Research & Development


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Siemens Healthineers

**Business Unit:** Information Technology

**Requisition Number:** 220429

**Primary Location:** United States-New Jersey-Princeton

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Senior level

**Education Required Level:** Master's Degree

**Travel Required:** 5%

**Division Description:**

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the worlds largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

For more information, please visit: http://www.usa.siemens.com/healthineers

**Job Description:**

**Position Overview**

Siemens Healthineers, with more than 45,000 employees around the world, is a global organization of leading researchers, engineers and designers working together to develop innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies. The **Medical Imaging Technologies** team researches and translates state-of-the-art technologies into advanced clinical solutions for improving the quality of healthcare, specifically in the fields of diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, and personalized medicine. Comprised of the worlds most talented scientists, engineers and technical experts from across the globe, we are proud of our past and future innovations that are impacting the lives of millions of patients.

Application of Artificial Intelligence and Machine-Learning methods for the improvement of healthcare industry has been at the forefront of our research, development and production for years. Its success depends on having an efficient framework for servicing Big Data. Working as part of the Big Data Office in Medical Imaging Technologies Team and reporting directly to Senior Manager in Engineering, the employee will be responsible for developing software tools that facilitate data anonymization, collection, validation, curation and maintenance. The Big Data Software Engineer will be a highly flexible, collaborative and innovative individual, committed to providing customized ad-hoc solutions to our data sources and researchers. The incumbent will also be responsible for making sure that all data privacy regulations concerning patient data are complied within the realm of Big Data.


Function as an integral member of a multi-disciplinary team to facilitate servicing of Big Data from Healthcare data sources to Siemens Healthineers Artificial Intelligence researchers.

Design and develop software tools and scripts that allow data collection and anonymization at medical research collaboration sites, comprising of the following tasks:

o Query and Retrieve medical images and clinical reports from different medical data storage systems like PACS, RIS and EHR

o Anonymize medical images of different formats like DICOM, NIfTI and raw pixel data

o Anonymize unstructured clinical reports

o Maintain integrity between anonymized medical images and anonymized clinical reports so as to be useful for researchers

o Make sure the anonymization is done in concordance with HIPAA-HITECH regulations that outline what information is considered Protected Health Information (PHI)

o Allow ability for data sources to create mapping mechanisms of any anonymization tasks being done

o Allow users to facilitate an efficient data collection and anonymization process by overlaying an easy-to-use Graphical User Interface

Design and develop software tools and scripts that can validate anonymization after receiving the data, so as to make sure all HIPAA-HITECH regulations pertaining to PHI have been met.

Design and develop software tools and scripts that are scalable and flexible to curate Big Data and ensure data integrity

Coordinate qualitative and quantitative research activities, including organizing unstructured data into clean, structured data and compiling and managing analytic databases

Assist with data analysis and writing analytic reports of the current status of Big Data framework in Medical Imaging Technologies server.

Identify insights related to healthcare outcomes and the Siemens value chain portfolio.

Monitor Big Data Office processes so as to improve efficiency of data service life-cycle

**Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**

Masters in Computer Science or equivalent experience in Software Engineering

Extensive knowledge on working with Python, C++, Javascript

Hands-on experience developing industry-standard Software Tools

Knowledge about data formats of medical images and clinical reports

Knowledge of cloud platforms, such as AWS, Azure

Experience in implementing machine-learning mechanisms to automate tasks

Experience in developing software tools with modular design so as to easily scale

Effective communication skills, including the ability to liaise with a diverse range of stakeholders and to communicate on complex technical issues with technical and non-technical audiences

Great team player with excellent written and oral communication, collaboration, and organizational skills

Systematic, structured, and pragmatic approach to tasks, with high attention to detail.

Multi-tasking and comfortable in working in a fast-paced environment. Able to deal positively and patiently with multiple requests and priorities

Ability to acquire new technological skills and resolve problems in a resourceful and timely manner.

**Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**

Knowledge about HIPAA-HITECH regulations pertaining to Protected Health Information (PHI)

Experience working with medical data including images and clinical reports

Experience in curation, maintenance and processing of Big Data

Knowledge about medical anonymization techniques, tools and profiles

Knowledge about medical data storage systems and inter-system communication protocols

Ability to understand and implement data privacy regulations of different countries and making sure that all data being serviced is compliant with all necessary data source laws

Keen sense for understanding customer needs and customizing software tools on an ad-hoc basis


**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

**EEO is the Law**

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .


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