IoT / Distributed Computing Researcher

Less than 5 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18
Princeton, NJ
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services. Our support functions are split into two organizations, Corporate Core and Corporate Services. These organizations provide essential services to better enable responsible and profitable growth. For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/

Job Description:

For nearly 170 years, pioneering technologies and the business models developed from them have been the foundation of Siemens‘ success. Our central research and development unit, Corporate Technology (CT) plays an important role in this. Together with our global network of experts, we are a strategic partner to Siemens’ operative units and provide important services along the entire value chain – from research and development to production and quality assurance, as well as optimized business processes. Our support provided to the businesses in their research and development activities is ideally balanced with our own future-oriented research.

We at Corporate Technology are more than employees: We are actively helping to make people’s lives a little better every day. Would you like to be a part of that? Then join us. We offer you a high level of practical relevance as well as an opportunity to individually contribute your knowledge and your visions around the world. Whether you’re helping to develop products for the operating units or working in interdisciplinary projects for the business areas: At Corporate Technology you’ll be working in the heart of Siemens’ technological research together with the best.   Right now, we’re powering a whole country, finding ways to prevent malaria, making cities smarter, developing renewable energy, designing 3D robots, transporting people at 250 mph and helping NASA explore Mars. Our experience has shown that the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Distributed Computing are key technologies extremely relevant for such innovations. To strengthen our activities, we are seeking a IoT/Distributed Computing Researcher to be part of our US Distributed Computing Research Group of the Internet of Things Technology Field in Princeton, NJ.   This Technology Field consists of 15 Research Groups in 5 countries (US, Germany, Austria, China and India). We provide distributed/edge computing solutions (smart edge, smart devices) addressing the needs of Industrial IoT (IIoT) applications, from in-field data analytics, distributed machine intelligence, local control, cloud computing to autonomous systems.   We answer where, why and how to execute what in Industrial IoT products and solutions. Would you like to be a part of that? Then join us!   Responsibilities 

  • Identifying, validating, and integrating cutting edge distributed computing technologies into Siemens IT/OT platforms
  • Contribute as Researcher to IoT-related projects with Siemens Business Units
  • Advance the state-of-the-art in the field, including generating patents and publications, presentation of results at conferences and within Siemens
  • Establishing and maintaining collaboration with Academia, Startups and Siemens experts
  • Supporting grant writing process by contributions to proposals
  • Apply research results to real-world applications and presentation of results to non-technical audiences
  • Working with Siemens Business Units to understand their problems and demands for Distributed Computing technologies

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • PhD in computer science or engineering is required
  • 3+ years of professional experience in software engineering or research (including PhD)
  • Hands on coding and scripting experience in languages as C++ and/or Python, Java, JavaScript or similar, demonstrated by research prototypes or open source contributions
  • Hands-on experience with either peer-to-peer technologies, distributed computing or cloud computing
  • Recent research contributions in the field of distributed computing, demonstrated by publications at conferences and/or journals are required
  • Willingness to travel 10% (domestic/international) is required
  • Willingness to work with business stakeholders and develop understanding of complex business models and industry practices.

Requisition Number: 223140

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