Engineer III
Karl Storz
Charlton, MA
1d ago


KARL STORZ SE & Co. KG based in Tuttlingen, Germany, is a family-owned, global company committed to benefiting humanity by advancing medical technology through innovation and education.

For more than 70 years, KARL STORZ has been dedicated to earning its international reputation as a leader that designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets all its products with an emphasis on visionary design, precision craftsmanship, and clinical effectiveness.

Company Specific Company Overview

KARL STORZ Endovision (KSE) develops, manufactures and services fiberoptic and digital video endoscopes. KSE services all flexible endoscopes distributed in North America, as well as, many globally distributed endoscopes.

The facility also manufactures and services a variety of electromechanical devices -light sources, insufflators and other electronic accessories that provides high quality medical care.

To become part of this dynamic team, we invite you to learn more about our opportunities.

Role Overview :

The purpose of this position is to develop tests and methods to characterize Image sensors and systems with the Image Module Development and Imaging Processing engineering teams.

Evaluate new and existing CMOS and CCD Image Sensors and Imaging Systems. Design, analyze, and demonstrate image and video processing methods.

Perform research and development to produce and test new image modules for existing and future products. Produce quality analysis of image processing solutions and electronic circuit improvements.

Develop test procedures, fixtures, capture image data, perform data analysis, create and present test reports for Image Quality determination.

Key Responsibilities :

All employees are expected to be knowledgeable about and follow the Company’s Equal Employment and Affirmative Action Policies, including policies on the rights of individuals with disabilities and harassment.

Algorithm Development Research new image processing techniques and technologies for camera systems and develop algorithms and calibration procedures to improve image quality in future and existing camera products.

Image Quality Analysis - Develop test protocols, fixtures, and analysis scripts to quantify image quality and sensor performance in terms of spatial and temporal noise, spectral response, photon response, color accuracy, etc.

Characterize noise, identify noise sources, and support re-design of electronic circuits, miniature cable transmission lines and shielding to improve signal integrity and image quality.

Quantify actual results obtained through data analysis.

Perform design margin and performance testing using test equipment and software.

Interpret the analytical results of image sensor characterization, and communicate results through test reports to the Image Processing Engineers.

Research market to identify new sensors that are suitable for future products.

Develop and document processes for Image Sensor Characterization and Image Quality Metrics.

Design, implement, and compare test circuits, image sensors, imager cables, and algorithms to improve image performance as necessary.

Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Evaluate changes in products per organizational risk management practices to ensure effective, safe and compliant devices are released to the market in accordance with current state and federal standards.

Key Requirements :

Masters of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Bachelors of Science degree plus equivalent work experience required.

Ability to apply innovative solutions to moderately complex problems.

Must be able to understand / operate advanced test equipment.

Good working knowledge of MatLab with 3 years’ experience writing scripts.

Good working knowledge of electronic designs and reading schematics preferred.

Strong Mathematics background required.

Strong Communication skills required.

Strong digital signal processing background required.

3 - 5 years’ experience with video processing, color science and optical systems.

1 - 3 years’ experience working with CMOS and CCD Image Sensors.


Benefits Program Overview for U.S. Locations

  • Medical / Dental / Vision including a state of the art wellness program and pet insurance, too!
  • 3 weeks’ vacation, 10 holidays plus paid sick time*
  • 401K retirement savings plan providing a match of 60% of the employee’s first 6% contribution
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, STD, LTD & LTC Insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $5,250 per year
  • Fitness reimbursement up to $200 annually
  • Employee referral program of up to $2,000 per hire
  • And much more!
  • Field sales, internships and part-time employees are not eligible for paid time off except for where required by state law.
  • KARL STORZ reserves the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship.

    Additionally, KARL STORZ, through its supervisors, may require an employee to perform duties outside their normal description within the sole discretion of the supervisor.

    Employee must comply will all applicable KARL STORZ policies and procedures.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

    KARL STORZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting EOE / M / F / Vet / Disability.

    Reasonable Accommodation

    If, at any point in the application process (including hiring), a candidate would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to a disability or a religious need, please email us at Taleo Administrator karlstorz.

    com and we'll be happy to engage in an interactive process with you.

    Notice to Employment Agencies

    This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by KARL STORZ’s Human Resources team. Human Resources will reach out to our preferred, contracted agency partners in the rare instance additional talent options are required.

    Your respect for this process is appreciated. KARL STORZ does not accept unsolicited Agency resumes. Resumes received which were unsolicited by KARL STORZ Human Resources department will be ineligible for referral fees.

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