Date: May 24, 2019
Our Exciting Opportunity:
It will be practically impossible for human brains to understand how to run and optimize next generation of wireless networks, i.e., 5G network with distributed edge compute, that will drive economic and social transformation for all aspects of society. Machine Learning (ML) and other Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies will be vital for us to handle this opportunity. We are setting up a Global AI Accelerator in the US, Sweden and India, with 300 experts, to fast-track our strategy execution.
Machine Intelligence, the combination of Machine Learning (ML) and other Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies is what Ericsson uses to drive thought leadership to automate and transform Ericsson offerings and operations. MI is also a key competence for to enable new and emerging business. This includes development of models, frameworks and infrastructure where we in our advancements push the technology frontiers. We engage in both academic and industry collaborations and drive the digitalization of Ericsson and the Industry by developing state of the art solutions that simplify and automate processes in our products and services and build new value through data insights.
Ericsson is now looking for Data Scientist/ Machine Learning Engineer to significantly expand its global team for AI acceleration for our group in Santa Clara.
Do you have in depth understanding of ML and AI technologies?
Do you want to apply and extend those skills to solve real complex problems with high societal impact; going beyond ML/AI for consumption and advertising?
Then, you do want to join Ericsson's global team of Engineers/Scientists pushing the technology frontiers to automate, simplify and add new value through large and complex data?
As a Data Scientist/ ML Engineer, you will need to have strong programming skills and strong understanding of data science and Machine Learning tools. You will use your knowledge and/or experience in Data Science methodologies apply them to solve challenging real-world problems as part of a highly dynamic and global team. You will work in a highly collaborative environment where you communicate and plan tasks and ideas. You will be working on high impact initiatives with other DS in Machine Intelligence to drive growth and economic profitability for Ericsson and its customers by accelerating current Ericsson offerings. Your contribution will also help to create new offerings in the areas of MI driven 4G and 5G network, distributed cloud, IoT and other emerging businesses.
Your Roles and Responsibilities
Conduct functional and technical analysis within Ericsson organization and strategic customers to understand MI-driven business needs and opportunities
Contribute to rapid and iterative development of validated minimum viable solution addressing these needs. This includes working with petabytes of 4G/5G-networks, IoT and exogenous data, and proposing/selecting/testing predictive models, recommendation engines, anomaly detection systems, statistical model, deep learning, reinforcement learning and other machine learning systems
Conduct studies and find creative usage of new and/or existing data sources. Work with Data Architects to leverage existing data models and build new ones, as needed.
Collaborate with product development teams and partners in Ericsson Businesses to industrialize machine learning models and solutions as part of Ericsson offerings including providing source code, workflows and documents
Work with new technologies and champion them in MI Communities within Ericsson.
Assist MI Competence build-up in Ericsson Businesses and Customer Serving Units
Help to develop new and apply/extend existing, concepts, methodologies, techniques for cross functional initiatives
Engage with external ecosystem (academia, technology leaders, open source etc.) to develop the skills and technology portfolio for MI's needs
To be successful; one should have:
MS, or PhD in Electrical Engineer, Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Physics, or related field
Applied experience: 2+ years of Machine Learning, Deep Learning and/or complex algorithm and model development experience
Proven experience writing production-grade software
Experience in model development and life-cycle-management in one or more industry/application domain
Programming skills in various languages (Python, C++, Scala, Java OR R) with proficiency in Python and/or C++
Understanding of Machine Learning, e.g.: linear/logistics regression discriminant analysis, bagging, random forest, Bayesian model, SVM, neural networks, etc.
Knowledge and skills in the use of current state of the art machine learning frameworks such as Scikit-Learn, H2O, Keras, TensorFlow and Spark, etc.
Demonstrated ability to implement new algorithms and methodologies from leading open source initiatives and research papers addressing their functionalities, scalability and overall industrialization viability
Statistics knowledge, e.g.: descriptive analysis and supervised and unsupervised analysis
Experience with Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Cassandra etc.
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.
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