Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.
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Why engineering at Stryker?
At Stryker we are dedicated to improving lives, with a passion for researching and developing new medical device products. As an engineer at Stryker, you will be proud of the work that you will be doing, using cutting-edge technologies to make healthcare better. Here, you will work in a supportive culture with other incredibly talented and intelligent people, creating industry-leading medical technology products. You will also have growth opportunities as we have a culture that supports your personal and professional development.
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.
Our Manchester UK R&D team provides leading-edge 3D computer vision, disease and anatomical modelling. As part of the Digital, Robotics, and Enabling Technologies division we provide core technology for products across Stryker including surgical robotics, image guided interventions, treatment selection, and outcome assessment.
We are looking for an ambitious and self-motivated computer vision expert. You will develop novel techniques to grow and improve core technology, as well as applying the technology in cross functional teams to deliver products. You will be capable of driving forward technically demanding projects and have the flexibility and communication skills to operate effectively within a high calibre team.
Our team offers a fascinating opportunity for the right candidate. The modelling and computer vision techniques which we use are at the forefront of what is possible within 3D medical imaging.
What you will do
Independently design and implement robust systems and software components using machine learning and other computer vision techniques for uses including 3D segmentation, landmarking, reconstruction of missing anatomy, surgical planning, and disease classification.
Proactively ensure robust application of these techniques to anatomy and surgery specific systems with input from surgical and engineering team experts.
Evaluation of these techniques on large datasets.
Proactively solve problems and conduct root cause analysis on these techniques.
Effectively drive forward projects within a multifunctional and multinational team.
Provide subject matter expertise to engineers and technicians within the organisation.
What you need
Highly numerate undergraduate degree.
PhD in computer vision, or in another highly numerate discipline with industrial or post-doctoral experience in computer vision.
Extensive experience in the development and validation of computer vision systems on large real-world datasets.
Demonstrated ability to problem solve in a technically challenging area.
Demonstrated drive to deliver high quality results to established timelines.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with and influence others.
Thorough understanding of programming, particularly in Python.
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK