Careers

Current Openings

Senior Medical Scientist

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Senior Medical Scientist will assist with the development of innovative R&D initiatives for Kent Imaging.  The scientist will conduct studies, analyze data and enhance existing algorithms or develop new algorithms based on the data. The outputs of the R&D initiative are expected to greatly enhance the capabilities of existing products, expanding the applications and market potential of the company’s products as well as lead to new game changing technologies for the company.

This position will participate with the product management team to develop an R&D and product development strategy.  The incumbent will be available, as needed, to work with other departments to trouble shoot technical issues that may arise during engineering, production or customer service.  The Senior Medical Scientist will also participate in managing and enhancing the company’s patent portfolio.

PRINCIPAL TECHNICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Meeting with Product Management Managers to discuss research projects.
  • Creating and testing medical devices.
  • Developing and managing human and clinical studies, and analyzing results.
  • Developing software algorithms that enhance the company’s technical portfolio.
  • Creating technical documents for new software programs and algorithms.
  • Training staff on the clinical use of software and algorithms that they have developed.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • D. in Engineering or Science or related program.
  • In-depth understanding of optical/near infrared imaging and spectroscopy and the application of those technologies in medicine.
  • Multiple years of experience in processing and analyzing multispectral / hyperspectral images.
  • A deep knowledge of biophotonics and the interaction of light and tissue.
  • A broad understanding of photonics-based technologies in medicine as well as non-photonics-based technologies used in acute and chronic wound management and assessment.
  • An understanding of the clinical workflow in acute and chronic wound management and reconstructive surgery, and in particular, the diagnostic and monitoring challenges in those disciplines.
  • Experience with analyzing the spatial and spectral domains of multispectral / hyperspectral data.
  • Experience with developing image processing algorithms and other analysis methods used in spectroscopy.
  • Familiarity with univariate and multivariate statistics is desired.
  • Experience using Matlab or other image processing tools.
  • Experience with a modern high-level object-oriented language; C# is preferred but C++, Java or Python are also acceptable.
  • Willing to learn new technologies and computer languages.
  • Good interpersonal skills.

 

Interested candidates to send cover letter and resume to Pierre Lemire at jobs@kentimaging.com.

 

Student Internship – Manufacturing Engineering

POSITION OVERVIEW

The student internship is available for an engineering graduate student who will work with operations and product development team at Kent Imaging. This position will help the student get exposed to various facets of Class 2 medical device development with major focus on manufacturing and operation activities. 

PRINCIPAL TECHNICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform Root Cause Analysis on the field return units and provide design/process improvement suggestions based on the RCA results with support from other team members. 
  • Provide engineering support during product development phase. 
  • Perform product assembly/testing/packaging operations during NPI and MP Builds.
  • Work with product development and operation team to perform design validation and reliability testing on the finished products from NPI builds.
  • Contribute towards test development plans based on end user usage scenarios and regulatory.
  • Contribute towards preparing build documents for e.g., PFMEA, Process Flows, Control Plans, BOM, etc.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Currently enrolled in Masters of Engineering course with Major in any of the following streams (Mechanical/Mechatronics/Biomedical/Electrical/Electronics). 
  • Intermediate Skills in CAD, Microsoft Office. 
  • Ability to multitask with each task being detail oriented.
  • Great interpersonal communication skills and not afraid to ask questions.
  • Basic experience in using hand tools in a workshop setting and willing to get their hands dirty in the assembly process. 
  • The individual should have innovative and lean thinking process.
  • Genuine interest in hardware product development space. 
  • Available to work for a minimum 12-month period starting 1st May 2021.

 

Interested candidates to send cover letter and resume to Rohit Mangla at jobs@kentimaging.com.

 

Student Internship – Quality Assurance Analyst

POSITION OVERVIEW

A student intern position is available for a Student Quality Assurance Analyst who will participate in the design, implementation and testing of software. This is an entry-level role where, under the guidance of an experienced Analyst, the Analyst will learn Kent Imaging’s protocols, processes and products and will participate on Agile project teams with progressively challenging assignments in manual and automated testing.

The student will develop, execute and maintain quality assurance plans for project, enhancement or support/upgrade initiatives. The student will be required to become part of a team working on test planning and execution of assigned tasks, while demonstrating the analytical skills to focus energies on validating the requirements of the application.

PRINCIPAL TECHNICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with software developers to develop test specifications and build test cases to rigorously test product functionality. Design and execute manual test plans and test scripts for complete modules and/or workflows
  • Follow through with investigation of all potential product test failures
  • Verify and validate bug fixes
  • Act as a technical resource on project teams 
  • Provide appropriate planning and execution in regression testing, performance testing, integration testing, and another non-functional testing to ensure successful application deployment
  • Collaborate in a cross-function delivery team to ensure that all aspects of quality are actively discussed and addressed during the delivery process
  • Work with clients to help resolve issues around quality

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Enrolled in a degree in computer science or closely related field
  • Understanding and some education with QA processes and methodologies
  • Flexibility and adaptability to react to changing priorities and effectively manage changing expectations in a calm, professional and pleasant manner 
  • Good communication skills
  • Available as of May 1, 2021 for an internship of at least 12 months

 

Interested candidates to send cover letter and resume to Andrea Agudelo at jobs@kentimaging.com.