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Robotics Researcher (m/f/d)

Location: Schwaig-Oberding, Bayern, Germany
Job ID: R0006770
Date Posted: May 18, 2022
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi Europe GmbH (Germany)
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi is one of the worldwide leading companies in the electronics industry. Technical innovations  or the future are our biggest challenge. The product portfolio of our group comprises of more than 20,000 components and solutions. Our well over 325,000 employees globally help us develop to continuously improve international standards and sell complex high-end components and systems.

The Corporate R&D of Hitachi in Europe, via its Corporate R&D Laboratory with bases in Sophia Antipolis (near Nice, France) and Munich (Germany), gives the opportunity to the postholder to be involved in the Green Mobility area, as well as to a variety of different other sectors (e.g. Smart Manufacturing) with projects of global significance, and to become part of a cutting-edge applied-research team.

Robotics Researcher (m/f/d)

based either in Schwaig, Germany or Valbonne, France

Your responsibilities:

  • Development of algorithm specifications, coding and evaluation of software functions will be carried out in collaboration with our colleagues at global level.
  • Creating research proposals, development and implementation of software solutions, also based on customer requirements, including SW validation within embedded systems.
  • The main R&D theme is “Green Mobility of people and goods” domain and related activities in academia and industries. But having the opportunity to be involved in a variety of different areas, such as IoT Solutions and Smart Manufacturing.
  • Cutting-edge innovation, management of R&D Projects and identification / understanding of (new) customers’ challenges and requirements.
  • Support of Hitachi Europe events and business activities with respect to the above-mentioned topics.

Your profile:

  • The candidate should have at least MSc. or equivalent degree in Computer Science/Robotics or related engineering field, with proven industrial experience.
  • Excellent in programming C and/or C++ (11/14) and proficient in C# and/or Python.
  • Experience of using Linux environment and of development using ROS or any communication protocols such as LCM.
  • Hands-on experience with the integration of SW and HW components in prototype environment
  • Hands-on experience with data-generating sensors
  • Knowledge of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR) would be considered a “plus”.
  • Experience in (probabilistic) sensor fusion technologies for Object Tracking and/or Localization would be considered a “plus”.
  • Experience in statistics, artificial intelligence / machine learning, and/or computer vision would be considered a “plus”.
  • Conversant with Docker system would be considered a “plus”.
  • A good team player, ability to build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders, show strong skills of agility, creativity, flexibility and passion.
  • Passionate about societal challenges such as decarbonisation, sustainability and circular economy.
  • Willingness to travel within Europe, and eventually to Japan and/or to US.
  • Fluent in oral and written English.
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