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Location: London, England, United Kingdom
Job ID: 44493
Date Posted: Jan 24, 2020
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi Europe Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time
Remote: No

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Research Engineer

Hitachi Europe Ltd. – European Big Data Laboratory – London UK – Permanent – Full-Time.

Role Overview

As a Graduate Researcher, she/he will take a key role in the research and development of data-driven solutions with emphasis in autonomous vehicles. This will require strong academic background in Computer Science and Machine Learning. In addition to the above activities, she/he will be operating in the following key areas depending on the needs of the project(s) – Machine/Deep Learning, Big Data, Data Analytics, Software Engineering.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

·   R&D, system requirement analysis, option and scenario evaluation, high level system design and the development of proofs of solution and value.

·   Development of system specifications, system integration, and evaluation of system functions will be conducted in collaboration with Hitachi colleagues at global level.

·   The R&D fields are Control, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Internet of Thing, Data and related activities in academia and industries.

·   Support at Hitachi Europe events and business activities with respect to the above-mentioned fields.

Key Skills and Experience


·    Master’s degree from top tier university in Computer Science with emphasis in data science, machine/deep learning or computer vision.

·    Strong understanding of data analytics, statistical methods and models, machine/deep learning, computer vision.

·    Strong Python, C++, Bash skills.

·    Possess an inquisitive mind and a clear passion for technology.

·    Flexibility and adaptability, excellent communication skills and ability to work in harmony with co-workers.


·       PhD in Deep Learning for Autonomous Vehicles/Robots.

·       Industrial experience in productization of Machine Learning models.

·       Further certifications on machine learning and/or computer vision.

Benefits Package

In addition to offering a market competitive salary and discretionary bonus scheme, Hitachi also provide an attractive benefits package, which is regularly reviewed, and offers a wide range of benefits that you can choose from, including:

Company Funded Benefits

  • Market competitive salary and discretionary bonus scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement  - with the option to buy up to an additional 8 days per year
  • A Holiday Banking scheme allowing you to bank untaken holiday to use another year
  • Group Personal Pension
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme available to all employees
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Ample employee parking at our Whitebrook Park headquarters

Voluntary Benefits (funded by employee) including;

  • Cycle To Work scheme
  • Gym Membership
  • Dental Insurance with option to include dependent children
  • Health screening
  • Dining card
Company Overview 

Hitachi Europe Ltd is a social innovation company with headquarters based in Maidenhead, England. The company’s European operations employ over 550 people to deliver services and solutions to customers in several key business areas. The company's portfolio includes digital media products, industrial components and equipment, European procurement and sourcing, research and design, information systems. 

HEU is also responsible for managing a Shared Services Group that provides the Company's business units with a range of innovative and effective common services that deliver value, create ‘lean’ processes and support growth and development - including HR, IT, Legal, Finance & Accounting, Corporate Communications & Sustainability, and Business Development. 



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