Research Engineer (CMF)

The research team within our medical business unit develops next-generation tools that may impact our product portfolio by evaluating emerging technologies. As a research engineer, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the next generation of pre-op planning and design automation tools for CMF applications. You'll work closely with internal business partners to understand business problems and design solutions to meet their needs.

What you will do

  • You apply a lean prototyping approach to quickly develop software prototypes to demonstrate the feasibility of novel technologies.
  • Together with internal or external customers, you evaluate the performance and clinical value of the tools developed.
  • You will further develop and support the maintenance of our Python-based software prototyping framework that is used in the research team.
  • You stir your findings in reports in a clear, scientific, and accurate way. You have sound verbal skills to inform every team member about your results.

Your profile

  • Strong analytical skills, allowing you to diagnose complex problems.
  • A good knowledge of python to develop software prototypes is required. Previous working experience in medical applications or agile software development is a strong plus.
  • 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.
  • An innovative mindset that allows you to find creative solutions to complex challenges. 
  • You have an interest in the business aspects of industrial research and product innovation.
  • You have an MSc/PhD in computer science, mathematics, engineering, or related fields.
  • Familiarity with working in the medical device field is preferred.

Location and type of contract

  • Belgium
  • Full-time

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Working at Materialise

Materialise is a dynamic, international high-tech company, founded in 1990 and headquartered in Belgium, with over 2,300 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.

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