Research Scientist - Computer Vision and Machine Learning

  • 2555 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
  • Full-time
  • Legal Entity: Robert Bosch LLC

Company Description

The Bosch Research and Technology Center (RTC) in Pittsburgh, PA is focused on the research and development of cutting-edge technologies that will shape the future of the company’s products. Specifically, our lab works in the fast-paced field of the Internet of Things and Services (IoTS) – an exciting combination of business, technology and user experience that is driven by the rapid development of connectivity, mobile computing, social networks, and Big Data analytics.

Job Description

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Lead research efforts in developing computer vision/machine learning capabilities for novel Human AI collaboration/interaction mechanisms
  • Perform world-wide scouting around people-AI partnership research trends in academia and industries to shape Bosch’s research efforts in human-centric machine intelligence
  • Perform cutting-edge research to accelerate Bosch’s data-driven AI efforts (e.g., utilize existing computer vision/machine learning algorithms themselves to further expedite large-scale crowdsourced data annotations for improving perception tasks such as  semantic segmentation, pedestrian detection/tracking, object annotation on LIDAR for Autonomous Driving)
  • Work with international research teams and business unit partners to elicit requirements, propose technical directions, develop/prototype solutions, and transfer the results to the business units as a next generation product
  • Generate high quality patents and/or academic publications in the areas of applied ML, computer vision and human computer interaction (e.g. CVPR, ECCV, ICCV, CHI etc.)
  • Collaborate closely with top-tier research universities in the US (e.g. CMU, MIT, University of California Berkeley) to help bring cutting-edge R&D results out of the lab and into the market
  • Work with global software development teams in various countries such as India, Mexico and Vietnam to help drive innovative research ideas into products with business impact for Bosch


Basic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering focusing on Computer Vision, Machine Learning, or Human Computer Interaction
  • 2+ years experience in with state-of-the-art deep learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, PyTorch and/or Caffee for practical deployments (industry experience required)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven track record in producing high quality research in the area of large-scale computer vision/machine learning (as evident from top-tier publications/patents)
  • Experience in Autonomous Driving a plus
  • Experience in advanced research at the intersection computer vision and crowdsourcing will be a big plus
  • Proficient at communicating complex ideas and assessments to both technical and non-subject matter expert audiences

Additional Information

BOSCH is a proud supporter of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Initiatives

  • FIRST Robotics (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)
  • AWIM (A World In Motion)

By choice, we are committed to a diverse workforce – EOE/Protected Veteran/Disabled.

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