Clinical Solutions Engineer at | Powderkeg

Location: Remote U.S.

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Scientific Solutions

About the Position

At Flywheel we’re creating a world-class data sharing and computing platform serving biomedical imaging and life sciences research. The Clinical Solutions Engineering (CSE) team expands Flywheel features and provides value to our customers by developing innovative solutions. We are seeking experienced and talented Solutions Engineers who will engage with customers in industry and academia to solve complex scientific and biomedical challenges.

Successful applicants will understand how to leverage the platform to meet customer requirements and liaise with the rest of the Flywheel team to ensure future development aligns with customer needs. The ideal candidate will have a desire to make positive contributions to the biomedical and life sciences communities we serve and a passion for problem-solving, elevating others around them, and delivering quality results on-time. This position is supervised by the Senior Director of Customer Solutions and Support. There are no supervisory responsibilities for this position.


At Flywheel, Solutions Team members are recognized and rewarded when advocating for customer success, scientific rigor, and reproducible methods above other concerns. We value self-motivated, creative individuals who work well in a collaborative environment – constantly generating and sharing new ideas and innovative solutions with the team.

Flywheel has a comprehensive benefits package and encourages a balanced work life and home life.


  • Hone expertise in data science, Machine Learning, and ETL to develop and maintain containerized algorithms that facilitate reproducible, cutting-edge science.
  • Qualified candidates will have experience being the “Technical Integrator” for multiple academic or commercial research projects: connecting users, data, new and/or existing algorithms, and results into a reproducible system. Work with our sales team and directly with our customers to identify client customizations and requirements.
  • Support our sales team on client demos and provide technical backup when required.
  • Develop, containerize, and maintain customers’ data science workflows.
  • Use the XNAT API to integrate external applications with the XNAT, Discovery and Trial Flow platforms.

What would make you a great fit

  • BA/BS degree in a technical, scientific, or engineering field or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in data science/management.
  • Expertise with Python, Bash, Matlab, Git.
  • Experience with Machine Learning and ETL.
  • Experience with scientific workflows designed for computational reproducibility.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • A passion for process, compliance, and quality assurance.
  • Great communication, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Familiarity with the XNAT platform (preferred).
  • Java/Spring development background (preferred).
  • Experience with Brain Imaging Data Structure (BIDS) (preferred).
  • Neuroimaging research workflow and analysis pipelines including common tools, such as FreeSurfer, FSL, AFNI, SPM ANTs (preferred).
  • Knowledge of medical software standards, including DICOM, HL7, and IHE (preferred).
  • Familiarity with medical imaging operations, imaging informatics, and HIPAA / FDA regulatory compliance (preferred).

About Us

Flywheel is the leading research data platform that's transforming the way biomedical and imaging data are managed at leading life sciences, clinical, and academic institutions globally.

Flywheel provides a comprehensive research data solution with all the tools needed for curation, imaging processing, machine learning workflows, and secure collaboration. By leveraging cloud scalability and automating research workflows, Flywheel helps organizations scale research data and analysis, improve scientific collaboration, and accelerate discoveries.

Company Values


The alchemy of effective teamwork happens when we each take ownership of both the menial and the magical every day. We’re serious, but never stuffy. We keep our cool under pressure because we assume best intentions and maintain perspective. This allows for true teamwork, with a dash of irreverence.


We are tenacious and united in our pursuit of solving our customers’ biggest challenges, and no challenge is too big. Diverse backgrounds across our team make us more effective as we listen, absorb, collaborate, and iterate to innovate.


We’re obsessed with uncovering the why of any given. Having an open mind allows us to be quick to fail and quick to adapt. We relentlessly pursue continual improvement through learning and imagining new possibilities.


We’re fueled by grit, boundless energy, and a deep belief that we are doing cool shit. We don’t hesitate to stand up and speak out because we trust that through tough, honest discourse we can drive change and make a real difference for our customers and our mission.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Clinical Solutions Engineer
  • Company
  • Location
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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