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TMCNet:  Kitware Welcomes New Employees and Anticipates Continued Growth in 2011

[February 28, 2011]

Kitware Welcomes New Employees and Anticipates Continued Growth in 2011

(PR Web Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Clifton Park, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) February 28, 2011 Kitware today announces new additions to its research and development and support teams, reflecting the company’s continued success. As a software company that builds open-source software and develops advanced research solutions, Kitware has experienced sustained growth in the past five years, with revenue increasing from $5.6 million in 2005 to over $15 million in 2010.

Driven by newly awarded research funding and commercial contracts, Kitware is extending its immediate hiring needs in both the New York and North Carolina offices and expects to add at least 15-20 additional new team members to its workforce before the end of 2011. Kitware is actively seeking talented, motivated, and creative individuals for a variety research and development positions in computer vision, biomedical imaging, high performance computing and informatics.

Renowned Expertise Acquired for R&D Engineering Xiaoxiao Liu, Nicole Wardle, Michael Grauer, and Linus Sherrill joined as research and development engineers.

Xiaoxiao Liu earned her Ph.D. in computer science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a doctoral dissertation titled “Shape-correlated Statistical Modeling and Analysis for Respiratory Motion Estimation.” At Kitware, Liu is working on the modularization of the Insight Segmentation and Registration Toolkit (ITK).

Nicole Wardle recently completed her M.S. in Computer Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, with a concentration in artificial intelligence. At Kitware, her development efforts are focused on the Persistent Stare Exploitation and Analysis System (PerSEAS) and, more recently, the Video and Imagery Retrieval and Analysis Toolkit (VIRAT).

Michael Grauer has extensive experience in engineering commercial and research software. He earned his M.S. in Computer Science from Drexel University in Philadelphia, where his research focus was digital archiving. Grauer is working on Kitware’s MIDAS, a tool that integrates multimedia server technology with Kitware’s open-source data analysis and visualization clients.

Linus Sherrill is a software architect and developer with expertise in data acquisition and control for medical devices, mechanical device simulation, data visualization, and weather forecasting systems. He earned his M.S. in Computer Science from Union Graduate College. At Kitware, Sherrill is working on maintaining and enhancing the video motion tracker component of the VIRAT system.

Kitware Maximizes Operations with Additional Staff Kitware hired additional personnel to support the operations, finance and communications departments of the growing company.

Deb Howell graduated from the Architectural Engineering program at Greenville Technical College and has extensive experience in administrative management positions. She is the Office Manager for Kitware’s Carrboro, NC office.

Katie Osterdahl assumed the Communications Specialists position at Kitware, where her experience in various areas of marketing and communications enable her to create and execute programs that enhance and promote Kitware and its products.

Laura Curthoys joined Kitware as an office assistant. She is responsible for organizing and coordinating the day-to-day office operations and supporting the finance department. She has many successive years of corporate experience in various sales, operations and administrative support positions.

Vicki Rafferty joined Kitware as a Contracts Administrator. She has extensive experience in negotiating and executing subawards and subcontracts, preparing specialized reports on subcontractors, and maintaining electronic databases to track subcontracts and subawards. As Kitware’s contract administrator, oversees contract development, review, and negotiation procedures Kitware has an active events calendar and is attending conferences, workshops and industry meetings to bolster its hiring efforts. In addition, Kitware is actively recruiting at top colleges and universities to bring talented graduates to the team. “It’s wonderful working with the team here at Kitware,” says Danielle Pace, an R&D engineer. “Kitware’s employees are true experts in their fields, creating an environment that is both intellectually stimulating and motivating.” Additionally, Kitware’s open source business model creates an exciting work environment, where employees’ contributions go beyond Kitware to the global software communities.

For more information on current job or internship opportunities, please visit our website. All resumes and cover letters should be sent to jobs(at)kitware(dot)com.

About Kitware Kitware, Inc. is a leader in the creation and support of open source software and state-of-the-art technology, and is one of the fastest growing software companies in the country. Kitware leverages its open- source communities and diverse technical expertise to provide advanced custom solutions for a host of complex technical problems.

Founded in 1998, Kitware’s team is widely recognized for their major contributions to a variety of open-source software systems including the Visualization Toolkit (VTK), the Insight Segmentation and Registration Toolkit (ITK), CMake and ParaView.

Kitware has made an impact in areas such as visualization, data publishing, medical imaging, quality software process, computer vision, and informatics. Among Kitware’s global customers and collaborators are a variety of academic research facilities, government institutions and private corporations worldwide. Kitware's products and services include software support, consulting, custom application development, and training and productivity tools that leverage our open-source system.

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