X-Ray Image Processing Engineer

Sedgefield, UK

We are currently recruiting for an engineer with several years’ experience in image analysis techniques to join our x-ray security team and help to apply image processing techniques. The successful candidate will be an open, strong communicator, focused on finding the best solutions to real-world problems by applying a software approach to a physical problem. This position will be based at our headquarters in County Durham and will require some travel overseas.


  • Implement algorithms to manipulate and process image data in x-ray systems.
  • Develop algorithms for image and material analysis based on complex data. The candidate’s focus will be on the practical aspects of delivery into robust final implementations.
  • Be responsible for final system quality and efficacy.
  • Operate as part of a small team to deliver working products to the customer.


  • BSc/MSc in physical sciences, engineering, or mathematics (essential).
  • PhD in physical sciences, engineering or mathematics (desirable).

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Experience in image analysis.
  • Experience of the following techniques is highly desirable:
    • image segmentation;
    • object recognition;
    • neural networks.
  • Programming skills, preferably with experience of Python and C++.
  • Able to communicate and co-operate effectively in a small team, presenting work, exchanging ideas and keeping colleagues appraised of progress.
  • Clear understanding of how to translate mathematical solutions into practical software.
  • Good organisational skills.

X-Ray image processing engineer

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