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Machine Learning Researcher

Location: Santa Clara, California, United States
Job ID: R0004808
Date Posted: Dec 3, 2021
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi America, Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Machine Learning Researcher

Company: Hitachi America, Ltd.

Division: R&D/Industrial AI Lab

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Status: Regular, Full-Time


Hitachi America, Ltd. ( has openings for researchers in the Industrial AI Laboratory located in Silicon Valley. The mission of this laboratory is to help create new and innovative solutions in Artificial Intelligence and advanced analytics for industrial applications. The laboratory focuses on research, technology innovation, proof-of-concept activities, technical marketing and business development for novel big data solutions, leveraging Hitachi’s technologies, reinforcing Hitachi’s messaging around data analytics, and establishing Hitachi as a leader in industrial AI.

We are seeking researchers in Artificial Intelligence with focus on deep learning and reinforcement learning to create innovate algorithms and solutions for smart industry, social innovation and the Industrial Internet of Things.  The successful candidate will have an opportunity to solve challenging real-world problems, work on massive industrial data and to contribute solutions that will benefit society. This position is a perfect match for a visionary scientist who is passionate about the unlimited potential of machine learning/AI/data mining/statistics for solving real problems and empowering society, industry and the things that matter.

More information about the research done at the laboratory can be found at:

More information about Hitachi Industrial IoT technology can be found at:


  • Research and develop innovative machine learning algorithms and solutions for smart industry, social innovation and the Industrial Internet of Things
  • Prepare and execute proof-of-concepts of the solutions with customers
  • Work with business units to commercialize the successful proof-of-concepts
  • Protect Hitachi’s IP through patents and other activities, and publish technical results in leading venues to establish Hitachi as a leader in industrial AI and advanced analytics.


  • Ph. D degree in Computer Science or related field is required
  • Strong research experience in deep learning, reinforcement learning and other machine learning algorithms and their applications. Knowledge of time series analysis techniques is a plus
  • Good programming skills and knowledge of data science tools and libraries in Python or R - Knowledge of big data platforms is a plus
  • Self-motivated and passionate about solving real-world problems and building innovative systems with big data analytics
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively create and deliver technical communications, including patent applications, presentations, papers, and reports
  • Ability to collaborate successfully with R&D co-workers, Hitachi group company customers, partners, engineers, and business units in Hitachi with the goal of commercializing the proposed solution
  • Ability to travel within the US and internationally as needed

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