Senior Autonomous Medical Systems Engineer

Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL)
Laurel, MD
May 10, 2021
May 14, 2021
Full Time
Do you have a passion for autonomous systems?Do you love bringing concepts and novel ideas into reality?Are you a proven leader and mentor?If so, we're looking for someone like you to join our team at APL.We are seeking a senior autonomous medical systems engineer to help us develop technologies and autonomous medical system concepts that transform care delivery for civilian and military users in a wide variety of environments. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who has experience with medical devices, interoperability standards, and trusted autonomous systems that will play a leading role in developing assured autonomous medical system concepts, and developing and evaluating emerging technologies for autonomous medical systems with an aim towards realizing the vision of assured autonomous medical care for our government sponsors.As a Senior Autonomous Medical Systems Engineer - You will lead and contribute to projects that encompass concept development, system architecture development, software/analytics/machine learning/artificial intelligence, modeling and simulation, system integration, and laboratory testing. - You will develop and propose new research directions in autonomous medical systems in support of APL's internal research efforts and sponsor programs. - You will mentor new staff to develop leaders in this area, while also building and developing staff technical competency in assured autonomous medical systems. - You will prepare presentations to our sponsors and senior decision-makers to guide their thinking about how to realize the vision of assured autonomous medical systems. You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you - Possess a Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Physics, or a closely related field. - Have at least 5 years of relevant professional experience in autonomous systems, including several aspects of the system development cycle (design and trade space analysis, detailed design, modeling and simulation, and test and evaluation). - Possess deep knowledge of autonomous systems technologies, techniques, architectures, and decision-making algorithms. - Are proficient with a variety of data modalities for perception and inferencing. - Possess experience developing AI/Machine Learning solutions with modern toolchains (eg TensorFlow, MXNet, PyTorch). - Are a successful technical thought leader with strong technical writing and presentation skills, as evidenced in proposals, publications and/or presentations. - Have strong, demonstrated leadership skills. - Can obtain a Secret level security clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include US citizenship. You go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you - Possess a PhD in a relevant field. - Have domain experience in developing assured autonomous medical systems and working with medical devices. - Have a deep understanding of medical device interoperability. - Are proficient in developing and troubleshooting clinical decision-making software and device controllers. - Have experience with integrating high reliability, secure, and trusted computational platforms and systems. Why work at APL? The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation's most critical defense, security, space, and science challenges. While we are dedicated to solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, what makes us truly outstanding is our culture. We offer a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere where you can bring your authentic self to work, continue to grow, and build strong connections with inspiring teammates. At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage creativity and bold, new ideas. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, including a robust education assistance program, unparalleled retirement contributions, and a healthy work/life balance. APL's campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at

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