Title:Research Scientist, Vision Technologies and Solutions
Posted: January 3, 2017
Company/Institution: Siemens Corporate Technology
Location: Princeton, NJ
Department: Vision Technologies and Solutions
Description:Siemens is a global technology powerhouse
that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and
internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company,
Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To
tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is
organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy
Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process
Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial
Services. Our support functions are split into two organizations, Corporate
Core and Corporate Services. These organizations provide essential services to
better enable responsible and profitable growth. For more information, please
For nearly 170 years, pioneering
technologies and the business models developed from them have been the
foundation of Siemens‘ success. Our central research
and development unit, Corporate Technology (CT) plays an important role in
this. Together with its global network of experts, CT is a strategic partner to
Siemens’ operative units. It provides important services along the entire value
chain – from research and development to production and quality assurance, as
well as optimized business processes. The support provided to the businesses in
their research and development activities is ideally balanced with CT’s own
Siemens’ central research and development
arm sees itself as a strategic partner to the company’s businesses. It plays a
key role in achieving and maintaining leading competitive positions in the
fields of electrification and automation while at the same time helping Siemens
fully tap into the growth field of digitalization.
The people who work at Corporate
Technology are more than employees. They are actively helping to make people’s
lives a little better every day. Would you like to be a part of that? Then join
us. We offer you a high level of practical relevance as well as an opportunity
to individually contribute your knowledge and your visions around the world.
Whether you’re helping to develop products for the operating units or working in
interdisciplinary projects for the business areas: At Corporate Technology
you’ll be working in the heart of Siemens’ technological research.
The Vision Technology and Solutions group
within Siemens Corporate Technology has an immediate opening in Princeton, NJ
for a research scientist with a focus on Deep Learning for Computer Vision and
Image Analytics. This role is an exciting opportunity to join a newly formed
team and contribute to its future growth.
Our Princeton facility is recognized for
providing a stimulating environment for highly talented and self-motivated
researchers. You will have the opportunity to test your knowledge in a
challenging problem-solving environment. You will be encouraged to think
out-of-the-box, innovate and find solutions to real-life problems. Our team has
a strong publication record in leading journals and conferences.
What are my
·Research, design, and implement algorithms in
Deep Learning for Computer Vision and Image Analytics.
·Contribute to research projects that develop a
variety of algorithms and systems in computer vision, image and video analysis.
·Advance the state-of-the-art in the field,
including generating patents and publications in top journals and conferences.
·Apply image and
video analysis techniques such as deep learning to large-scale, real-world
·Fast prototyping, feasibility studies,
specification and implementation of image and video analysis product
·Working with customers to
understand algorithm requirements and deliver high-quality solutions.
What do I need to qualify for this job?
·Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical
Engineering, or related discipline required.
in Deep Learning.
·Min of 3 years of Graduate research and
internship experience in Computer Vision, Machine Learning and Image
·Proven ability to develop new research ideas as
demonstrated by a strong publication record and early developments to the level
of a working system prototype.
·Strong theoretical and practical background in
computer vision, image and video analysis, specifically object detection,
tracking and recognition, statistical modeling, statistical pattern
recognition, machine learning, sparse methods, applied mathematics,
·Hands-on coding skills and ability to quickly
prototype in C++ is a must. Further experience in Scripting languages such as
Python is a plus.
·Outstanding written and verbal
communication skills in English are required.
skills and a can-do attitude.
·Ability to work
independently and prioritize work.
collaboration skills and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
adaptability to work in a growing, dynamic team.
Successful candidate must be able to work
with controlled technology in accordance with US Export Control Law. US Export Control laws and applicable regulations govern the
distribution of strategically important technology, services and information to
foreign nationals and foreign countries. Siemens may require candidates under
consideration for employment opportunities to submit information regarding
citizenship status to allow the organization to comply with specific US Export
Control laws and regulations. Additional information on the US Export Control
laws & regulations can be found
Application Instructions: Please kindly send your CV to Ziyan Wu (ziyan.wu[at]siemens.com) and Jan Ernst (jan.ernst[at]siemens.com).