3D Software Research Engineer

Align Technology

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.

Job Description:
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.

Responsibilities

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

Requirements

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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