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General Electric CT System Scientist-1 in Waukesha, Wisconsin

Job Description Summary

The CT Systems Scientist works in close collaboration with a cross-functional team made up of engineers, clinical applications, researchers, customers, marketing and field teams to define and develop new product technologies to meet customer needs. The CT Systems Scientist position distinguishes itself through a high emphasis on new product innovations and a strong focus on image/signal quality, system safety, and system calibration to drive significant design improvements in product architecture.

Job Description


  • Work with cross-functional team made up of engineers, marketing, product definition, and chief engineers to define system requirements for new products and technology roadmaps

  • Working across functions and team boundaries to define, design, and implement technology solutions on new product introductions

  • Using broad technical expertise and experience to help resolve complex design issues with current products

  • Providing domain expertise to own/lead technical design reviews, investigation of technical risks, as well as providing innovative solutions to achieve optimal system performance

  • Developing methods to quantify subsystem interactions and their effects on system performance and image/signal quality.

  • Developing requirements for key system performance parameters as they relate to image/signal quality, system safety, performance and calibration

  • Driving system tradeoff discussions within new product developments by having a full understanding of system architecture and interfaces

  • Investigating customer questions and complaints to provide technical answers and solutions

  • Providing technical leadership for project execution

  • Implementing and teaching engineering principles and standards

  • Driving innovation for competitive technical differentiation

  • Mentoring junior engineers in area of expertise


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Medical Physics, Applied Mathematics or a closely related field

  • 1 year of relevant academic or industry experience

  • Proven ability to develop timely and effective solutions for challenging design problems through strong understanding of mathematics, physics and image/signal processing fundamentals

  • Effective communication skills - ability to present ideas clearly and concisely

  • Demonstrated ability to pursue tasks to completion

Desired Characteristics

  • CT physics, X-ray physics, CT calibration, CT imaging and CT image quality development experience

  • Ph.D. Degree in Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Medical Physics, Applied Mathematics or a closely related field

  • Demonstrated record of innovation in technology development

  • 3 years of relevant academic or industry experience

  • Proficient in the use of software tools for analysis, modeling and simulations

  • Experience with CT specific device operation and troubleshooting issues

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Experience with research collaborations

  • Self-starter, energizing, results oriented, and able to multi-task

  • Demonstrated problem solving ability and results orientation

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, matrixed, and customer focused environment

  • Excellent influencing skills and ability to gain buy-in for initiatives

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes