Intuitive Surgical Careers

Senior Vision Systems Analyst

Sunnyvale, California

Job Description

Job: Engineering
Primary Location: United States-California-Santa Clara County-Sunnyvale
Schedule: Full-time


Joining Intuitive Surgical means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority.

Primary Function of Position:

Intuitive Surgical designs and manufactures highly complex endoscopic vision systems for use in surgery. The Senior Vision Systems Analyst is responsible for developing the vision and imaging subsystems for new robotic surgical platforms. The successful candidate must excel in a high-energy, focused, small-team environment, be able to drive to solutions from rough requirements, and have a commitment to high product quality. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Deliver superb video quality to clinicians
• Invent, evaluate and implement real-time image processing algorithms
• Evaluate and review image sensors, illumination and display solutions
• Optimize system (camera, lights and display) for excellent image quality
• Invent, prototype and test advanced imaging modes
• Obtain and iterate surgical feedback into designs
• Prepare and review patent applications


Skill/Job Requirements:

• MS or PhD in computer science, electrical engineering, physics or related degree
• Minimum 8 years of industry imaging experience
• Demonstrated skill at solving complex engineering problems
• Experience in developing image processing and video processing algorithms
• Proficient in Matlab, C++ and GPU programming
• Experience and/or knowledge in camera sensors, optics and illumination sources

We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.