Image Analysis Engineer

Job Location
101 Avenue of the Americas
4th Floor
New York, NY 10013
Depends on experience

This is a full time role with full benefits.

Job Description

Are you a brilliant, high-energy computer scientist who thrives on fascinating challenges?  Need to be surrounded by gifted, like-minded technologists and subject matter experts?  Want to work for a bleeding edge Biotechnology startup that is at the forefront of biological science defining game-changing methodologies that will revolutionize healthcare and biological research?  If so, then Clarapath is looking for you!

As Clarapath’s Image Analysis Engineer, you will be a critical part of our business and helping to solve complex biomedical research puzzles.  You will be responsible for developing algorithms that analyze histopathology slides and detect, identify and classify objects and features of interest.


  • As needed, you will evaluate feasibility, independently experiment and build proofs of concept and prototypes.  Ultimately, you will architect, develop, test and productionalize solutions.

  • You will work from detailed systems and/or software requirements and document software specifications.

  • You will present and defend the design in design review meetings. Your solutions will accord with our established software and hardware development procedures.

  • You will implement build management and software performance monitoring tools.

  • You will provide Production support for your deployed imaging systems and software.

  • When necessary, you will provide second level customer support.



MS or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

Technical Skills

  • Multi-threaded software development in C, C++ or Java

  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Matlab, R, Python, etc.

  • Experience in maximizing algorithm efficiency for real-time performance

  • Statistical analysis

  • Troubleshooting and problem solving

  • The discipline to use code version management systems and issue tracking systems.  

  • Experience aligning and registering serial images.

  • Experience with image file formats (JPEG, TIFF, GIF) and with compression techniques (JPEG, LZW)

Nice to Have

  • Experience with biometric image analysis and processing algorithms in histopathology, computational histology or medicine

  • Understanding of digital microscopy imaging applications and analysis (whole slide scanning, fluorescent or hyperspectral or other methods of digital imaging including calibrations, optics, resolution, etc.)

  • Experience with picture archiving and communication systems (PACS)

  • Familiarity with 3-D imaging modalities is a plus

  • Fingerprint or biometric algorithm experience


Soft Skills

  • Work in a high performing team of scientists, engineers, and technicians to develop and improve measurement and analysis methods and systems

  • High energy and enthusiasm and the ability to thrive in a startup environment

  • Ability to balance multiple projects and communicate project status, issues and requirements efficiently

  • Self-starter

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
How to Apply

To apply, please email

About Our Organization

Clarapath provides comprehensive histopathology services – including sectioning, staining, and whole slide imaging – to clinical pathology laboratories. By leveraging proprietary techniques developed as part of the Mouse Brain Architecture program (, we are transforming Clinical Histopathology. Clarapath was spun out of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in 2014 and is located at the New York Genome Center in downtown New York.

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