Research Engineer Machine Learning

26 Jun 18 Belgium (HQ) Biomedical Engineering

Materialise is a dynamic Belgian high-tech worldwide company, founded in 1990, with over 1,000 employees worldwide. Materialise’s mission is to innovate for a better and healthier world through its software and hardware infrastructure and in-depth knowledge of additive manufacturing (also known as 3D Printing). Our customers are in diverse industries, such as automotive, aerospace, medical, research and academia.

As a growing company, Materialise is always looking for enthusiastic professionals who want to work in an environment full of revolutionary technology and surrounded by people passionate about their work.

Research Engineer Machine Learning



  • You develop machine learning/deep learning algorithms and infrastructure for medical imaging applications in 2D and 3D medical images.
  • You apply a lean prototyping approach and work on feasibility studies.
  • You keep up with the latest deep learning and big data analysis techniques, especially in the medical imaging field.
  • You will further develop and support the maintenance of our software prototyping framework that is used in the research team.


  • You have an MSc or PhD in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering or related fields.
  • Prior experience in Machine Learning / Deep Learning for medical image processing is required. Experience using established libraries such as Tensorflow is a plus.  
  • Familiarity with medical imaging and prior experience working in the medical device field is preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills, allowing you to diagnose complex problems.
  • A passion for new technologies, with the foresight to see how they can support different business needs. 
  • You are pragmatic and flexible in your approach. You use the right techniques to provide the needed quality and detail while avoiding complex solutions.
  • You have strong coding skills (e.g. python, C++) and are able to quickly prototype.

 Materialise offers you

People are the cornerstone of Materialise and we treasure the talent, skills, and values of our employees very highly. We believe that maintaining the right environment and culture for employees is crucial for an organization’s success. Therefore, we are devoted to building a global team of specialists in an open environment that favors personal growth. Programs have been put in place to keep our fair, direct company culture alive. Moreover, we proudly invest in personal development and offer challenging careers where employees are empowered to grow professionally as well as personally. You will liaise with different people throughout the organization on a daily basis and we guarantee that no day will be the same. Your effort and energy will be rewarded with a competitive salary and with extralegal advantages. In order to have a good work-life balance, we offer you flexible working hours.