Detector / Imaging / Algorithm Eng.

Autoclear is a leading worldwide manufacturer of Homeland Security products located in Fairfield, NJ with the product lines of X-ray scanners, metal detectors, and explosives and narcotics trace detectors. Advanced technology is used in applications at federal, state and local governmental agencies and offices, military bases and facilities, correctional institutions, courthouses, police and sheriff stations, educational institutions, nuclear power plants, ports of entry, corporate mailrooms and loading docks, and hospitals.

JOB DESCRIPTION: This position is based out of our Fairfield, New Jersey USA World Headquarters. The detector/imaging/algorithm engineer will work primarily with the company’s security X-ray scanning products to design optimum hardware combinations associated with X-ray image data acquisition. Hardware design:

  • X-ray beam filtering
  • X-ray-to-light transducers
  • Solid-state detectors
  • Tube-type detectors
  • Signal amplification
  • Signal multiplexing

Additional responsibilities:

  • Create algorithms that process X-ray data to enhance and highlight images
  • Keep abreast of latest applicable technical developments in X-ray imaging trends and devices; advise upper management
  • Collaborate with project manager to satisfy project and market demands
  • Support project design team but also work independently on own projects
  • Assist in transition from design to production


  • MS or PhD (electrical or physics or materials)
  • Knowledge of X-ray beam characteristics and phenomena
  • 7 to 10 years’ experience


  • Organized
  • Good communicator
  • Motivated
  • Self-starter; self-finisher

FAX: 973-276-6166

EOE EMPLOYER. At this time Autoclear is not able to offer any relocation assistance.