Company Overview
Shriners Children’s is an organization that respects, supports, and values each other. Shriners Children's is the premier pediatric burn, orthopaedic, spinal cord injury, cleft lip and palate, and pediatric subspecialties medical center. We are engaged in providing excellence in patient care, embracing multi-disciplinary education, and research with global impact. We foster a learning environment that values evidenced based practice, experience, innovation, and critical thinking. The Shriners Children’s network of motion labs is committed to providing the best clinical care for our patients and developing research projects that advance the field of pediatric motion and improves the care of children with movement disorders. Our compassion, integrity, accountability, and resilience defines us as leaders in pediatric specialty care for our children and their families.

Job Overview
Motion Analysis Center System (MACS) Engineer reports directly to the Corporate Director of MACs and provides oversight of the operations, data collection/storage, accreditation, quality improvement/research projects, and MAC Engineers within their region. This position is on-site in Sacramento, CA and will provide direct oversite for labs in Sacramento CA and Chicago, Ill.

The MACS Engineer is part of a network of 14 motion analysis centers with a total of 10 PhDs and 7 Masters level engineers. For this position, the MACS engineer will be part of a team of 4 engineers responsible for the clinical care across all the our MACs. The labs primarily conduct gait analysis, but also has service lines that include sports, upper extremity and spine analysis.

The role of the MACS engineer is to provide excellence in clinical care and to collaborate with physicians, physical therapist and engineers in the Shriners Children’s network. We are seeking a candidate with expertise in clinical interpretation of marker motion capture data and can develop and/or modify models of motion beyond gait, such as sports, upper extremity, and trunk analysis. The ideal candidate would also have an interest in exploring the application of new technologies such as markerless, 2D analysis, and wearable sensors in pediatrics. A strong candidate will have the ability to code, preferably in Python, and have experience in statistical analysis of motion data, machine learning and/or management of large data sets.

The pay range for this position is $101,340-$152,010/annually. Compensation is determined based on relevant experience and department equity.

5+ years of Motion Analysis modeling & coding
5+ years of Clinical Motion Analysis experience

PhD in engineering or related field.

Please submit CV to Ross Chafetz, PhD, DPT, MPH at and submit to System Motion Analysis Center Engineer in Sacramento, California | Careers at Northern California (