Are you someone who always comes up with great ideas and ready to use your creative mind to solve practical problems? If that is the case, this role may be for you. With a great freedom to innovate, you will play an active role in a world-class research and front-end innovation that is at the heart of the future of the company on artificial intelligence and machine learning. You will have a unique opportunity to make a difference by innovating new IoT applications, data and analytics enabled systems and services for the Philips Lighting business. You will have a great opportunity to create innovations and technical breakthroughs with major potential business impact, drive them to business successes, protected by relevant IP. You will conduct end-to-end innovation with the business, markets and end-customers by leveraging global teams, and the US entrepreneurial and innovative ecosystem. You will have ample opportunities to partner with world class universities. You will be encouraged to publish and secure your ideas with patents.
You will be working with a dynamic team of Innovators and Researchers that are the center of excellence on artificial intelligence and machine learning for IoT applications. You will be working at Philips Lighting Research North America (PLRNA) focusing on researching and developing leading-edge analytics enabled solutions for the Philips Lighting businesses; including applying smart algorithms, machine learning, artificial intelligence, IoT, cloud applications, connected lighting for smart spaces. The team works closely with Philips Lighting Research globally, partners with world-class institutes such as MIT, and leverages the North America ecosystem. We are located at the heart of Cambridge, MA.
Philips Lighting is the global leader in lighting products, systems, and services. Our understanding of how lighting positively affects people, coupled with our deep technological know-how, enable us to deliver digital lighting solutions that unlock new business value, deliver rich user experiences, and help improve lives.
Join us and be part of a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment with opportunities to shape a number of innovation topics and application areas that are based on artificial intelligence and machine learning.
You will apply your AI/ML knowledge to develop innovative solutions, and build first-of-a-kind proof-of-concept demonstrators using data coming from IoT devices and connected lighting systems. Your work will involve agile development of novel systems and services. Being part of our front-end innovation organization, you will actively scout, keep track of, evaluate, and leverage disruptive technologies, and emerging industrial, academic, technological and socioeconomic trends. In addition, you will transfer technology, and share insights and best practices across innovation teams. You will generate intellectual property for the company. We look at you to surprise us in building breakthrough AI-enabled IoT systems leveraging connected lighting and apply modern AI techniques to create value form the data collected and generated by our install base. These AI enabled systems and services go beyond illumination, new IoT applications that leverage the ubiquitous connected nodes of lighting in buildings, homes, cities, retail, industrial facilities, etc.
You will be challenged to be influential and make a positive difference in a well-established team that is the center of excellence for the company on AI/ML Research. Further, you will need to establish yourself as a thought leader in your area of expertise. Strong communication skills are essential to deliver your message globally across various stakeholders/teams with diverse backgrounds and focus areas spanning scientific research, development, engineering, business, marketing/sales, and management. You will be working in a very agile, dynamic environment leading/supporting ongoing activities while starting new ones. Therefore, success in this role highly relies upon excellent multitasking and time management skills
PhD degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields
In-depth technical knowledge of AI, deep learning, and machine learning algorithms with proven experience, including strong knowledge of the mathematical underpinnings behind these various methods
Strong fundamental knowledge of statistical data processing, regression techniques, neural networks, decision trees, clustering, pattern recognition, probability theory, stochastic systems, Bayesian inference, statistical techniques and dimensionality reduction, including mastering the mathematical underpinnings of these methods
Applying deep learning models in large-scale AI systems
Knowledge of Natural Language Processing is a strong plus.
Strong experience with opensource technologies to accelerate innovation
Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills as well as ability to work in a global team
Skills and experience in some of the following areas would be a plus:
Experience with distributed software systems, computer networking and big data analytics infrastructure
Proficiency in software API design and access control to enable new services and applications
Experience in data engineering and visualization
Understanding of IoT frameworks and edge computing
Prior agile/Scrum experience
How to apply:
Please mention NLP People as a source when applying
About Philips Lighting
Philips Lighting provides lighting solutions that include indoor and outdoor luminaries, lamps, electronics, and lighting controls.