Research scientist/Engineer - AI Solutions for IoT

Job Description
Research Scientist/ Research Engineer - AI solutions for IoT

IBM Research - Ireland is active in developing assets and theories to support IBM's activities that address decision making in uncertain and complex environments. Some application domains include, but are not limited to, the areas of automotive, healthcare and internet of things.

The successful candidate will work on projects related to the Internet of Things, AI, Optimisation & Control applied to automotive and health domains.

Required:
- MSc Degree in any of the following domains: Operations Research, Machine Learning, Data Science, Computer Science
- At least 5 years of experience in programming in Java and/or Python/Javascript/C++ for R&D, commercial or open source projects.
- Working knowledge and experience with IoT device data and/or communication or relevant systems.
- Strong modular design, object-oriented programming, and code optimisation skills
- API design in a cloud environment and/or service oriented architectures
- Relational and No-SQL database design and management (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Oracle, Redis)
- Ability to work in a very dynamic and multicultural environment, autonomously and as part of a team
- Willing to learn new technologies and to propose novel technical solutions
- Strong publication and report writing skills
- English: Fluent

Preferred:
- PhD Degree in any of the following domains: Operations Research, Machine Learning, Data Science, Computer Science
- Strong publication record in top-tier research conferences and journals
- Knowledge of cloud SaaS and Paas platforms such as IBM Softlayer/Bluemix, AWS, etc.
- Experience with collaborative development tools such as Git
- Working knowledge in developing software applying mathematical methods, such as data mining, optimization or machine learning
- Experience in one of the following domains: Health care, automotive, internet of things

About Us
The IBM Research - Ireland laboratory was established in 2010. Our core mission is to pursue cutting-edge research on a portfolio of societal challenges. We seek to cultivate close relationships with academic and industrial partners, to be a great place to work for world-class talent, promote diversity in IT and Science, and help to drive Europe's innovation agenda.

IBM Research conducts scientific research and develops technologies and processes for use with IBM products and customer applications. IBM is a leading manufacturer of computer hardware and a leading provider of products and services, including infrastructure, hosting, and consulting services. IBM Research fosters close partnerships with the other IBM divisions, and consequently we are constantly exposed to real world problems. This puts IBM Research in a unique place where we become aware of fundamental research challenges and opportunities in the real world before they are visible to the research community at large.

We offer:

  • A stimulating, cross-disciplinary environment in a leading, global research organization,
  • Opportunities for a combination of scientific and industrial research with real-world impact
  • Excellent ties to academic and industrial research labs worldwide
  • Up-to-date infrastructure and resources
  • The ability to take part in large-scale international research projects
We expect:
  • Excellent technical skills, interest in code development
  • Willingness to go beyond scientific investigation by building assets for our clients and business units
  • Work with business development teams to ensure that solutions have an impact
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively as part of a team
  • Achieve impact in an applied research lab through projects, scientific publications and patenting
  • Strong interest to tackle problems arising from real-world applications


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

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Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

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EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.


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