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Head of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

NISI is looking for an AI specialist with the capability of architecting solutions that enhance the usability and functionality of next-generation medical devices for non-invasive surgical applications. The successful candidate will establish and lead a dedicated team of AI R&D engineers to develop robust machine learning (ML) algorithms and artificial neural networks (ANN) which facilitate vision-guided navigation and intelligent control of medical devices in high-complexity procedures.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Drive the company’s approach to delivering an AI platform for proprietary medical devices that assists surgeons to visualize, navigate and execute procedures with added assurance;
  • Build a strong team and lead the development/application of deep learning algorithms which effect imitation learning with neural networks using multiple types of training datasets;
  • Design, implement and evaluate advanced algorithms for visual servoing, real-time motion coordination and path planning;
  • Develop verification and validation protocols for software in accordance with regulatory requirements;
  • Participate in product development reviews and contribute to decisions that result in safe, robust and cost-effective intelligent functions for robotic medical devices; and
  • Assist CTO, CEO, Director of Engineering and collaborate closely with other team leads within the business to ensure harmony between priorities and delivery.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • A minimum of Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent, PhD degree with good academic publication track record is an advantage;
  • Proven experience in the fields of AI and real-time software, leading specialized teams of data scientists and/or software engineers in designing, implementing, testing and delivering relevant commercial products;
  • In-depth understanding of the ML landscape, including experience delivering capabilities that leverage deep learning and/or imitation learning technologies;
  • Knowledge in VGG and/or ResNet ANN architectures is preferred;
  • Proficiency with programming in Python/C++/Linux environments;
  • Understanding of IEC60601, IEC62304, security and compliance constraints is a plus;
  • Demonstrable thought leadership in product development and research projects, covering recent advances in AI for vision and robotic systems;
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with ability of serving as a team leader as well as a team player; and
  • Ability to coach and nurture talents internally within a company.

 

Primary Working Location: Cyberport, Hong Kong.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply, please send email to jobs@nisi.hk with the post you are applying; your resume including personal particulars, employment history, current and expected salary, contact phone number and availability. All personal data collected will be used for recruitment purpose only.