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Sr. Research Scientist

Posted 5 days ago

Leading Global Innovator Seeks Contractor for the Following

Position: Sr. Research Scientist

Location: Plainsboro New Jersey 08540

Term: 5 Months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Define, research, and implement Industrial Edge applications and runtime platform enhancements for manufacturing industries, including signal processing, control and optimization algorithms, connectivity, data translation and machine learning methods.
  • Understand technology roadmaps and business needs to acquire funding from business units, end customers and government agencies.
  • Lead and execute R&D projects to implement Industrial Edge functions in feasibility studies, technical specifications, prototypes and field tests, as well as into larger systems and product components.
  • Provide guidance to junior research scientists and software engineers.
  • Support the research group’s strategic technology, business, and people development.
  • Perform complex hardware and/or software design consultation in accordance with customer/project needs.
  • Complete technical solution co-creation for the development and implementation of customer solutions.
  • Consult with appropriate groups inside and outside of organization for complex domestic and international projects.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Ph.D. in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, or related fields.
  • 5+ years of experience, preferably in manufacturing industries, or in an industrial research center, a national lab, or in academia.
  • 3+ years of experience in management of R&D projects.
  • Solid understanding and practical expertise in signal processing, high-performance edge computing, machine learning, statistics, and algorithms.
  • Very strong knowledge of tools and programming languages to develop (high performance) Edge applications, e.g. C/C++, MATLAB, Python, JavaScript.
  • A passion for real-world problem solving and a can-do attitude.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal & written) skills in English required. Capable of presenting complex technical topics in a clear and structured way, ability to moderate discussions, meetings, and projects.
  • Curiosity to ask questions and find innovative solutions to technical challenges.

Even better if you have:

  • Established network with US research institutions and academia.

If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!