Align Technology is the industry leader and innovator in medical devices which focuses on revolutionizing the digital dental and orthodontics’ practice. Align Technology is looking for a 3D Research Engineer for our San Jose, CA office. This exciting role would be part of a culture to improve lives every day through digital dentistry, and help deliver clear aligners (Invisalign®) our customers.
Align Technology is looking for a resourceful and result-driven 3D Research Engineer to join the Biomechanical Software Team. A team of passionate engineers dedicated to transform the orthodontic world through the Invisalign ® product.
This role will be a part of the Biomechanical Software Team, a team of C++ developers based at our Headquarters in San Jose, CA. We are a part of the larger Product Innovation Team, a cross-functional group also including expertise in mechanical engineering, clinical and material sciences.
Responsibility will be to design and develop the next generation of:
Internal software and advanced geometric tools to support early-phase, innovative cross-functional research projects to advance the Invisalign® product
Cutting-edge predictive modeling of orthodontic treatment and shape optimization of Invisalign aligners
As a 3D Research Engineer, you will be expected to:
Immerse yourself in the art of orthodontics and science of manufacturing customize medical device, become an expert in Invisalign®
Implement advanced mesh-editing tools, computational geometry and scientific computing algorithms
Be an innovator and help us deliver the groundbreaking innovation in digital orthodontic treatment with Invisalign
As a member of the team, you will leverage the Scrum Agile process, take part in sprint planning, daily stand-up, retrospective and demonstration activities. The team works under Windows with MS Visual Studio, uses Git and Atlassian tools for version control, bug tracking and development planning
3 + years of professional software development in C++
3 + years with 3D Programming and/or Scientific Computing
Masters or PhD (Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or equivalent) or equivalent years of experience
Align Technology inventors and makers of Invisalign ®, the world leader of clear aligners for orthodontic therapy. Invisalign ® is a revolutionary way to replace wires & brackets by made-to-order plastic transparent aligners. Behind the scenes, we leverage new 3D computerized treatment simulation and artificial intelligence as well as 3D printing, complex bio-mechanics and advanced materials. We also invented the iTero scanner, which scans your mouth in a few minutes and generate a 3D model of your jaws and teeth to an incredible micron-level of precision.
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