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LG Electronics USA, Inc. Senior AI Research Engineer in Toronto, Ontario

Senior AI Research Engineer

Location Toronto, Ontario

Department (Org 2) Advanced AI Lab E60018

Job Requisition 24627

Company:

LG Electronics R&D

Job Function:

Engineering

At LG, we make products and services that make lives better, easier and happier through increased functionality and fun. Put simply, we offer the latest innovations to make “Life Good” – from home appliances, consumer electronics, vehicle components and mobile communications to business innovations in digital signage, air conditioning, solar and LED lighting. As a global leader, we strive for greatness in product leadership, market leadership and people leadership to realize our growth strategies.

Talk about a mantra. Life’s Good with LG!

Senior AI Research Engineer – Toronto

LG is looking to push the boundaries of AI to build innovative product and service solutions to realize LG’s global vision for a connected world. As a part of this initiative, LG has set up an Advanced AI organization in North America centered in Silicon Valley. To further this initiative, we are looking for a passionate and talented Senior Research Engineer for our Toronto AI Lab. The successful candidate will help transform and architect our AI cloud-based technology to support IoT and Connected Home initiatives.

You will work to support advanced AI research and aim to optimize iterative development of machine learning algorithms – making the process scalable, more accurate and more robust. You will design experiments, invent new algorithms, and lead prototyping initiatives. The successful candidate will have a leadership role on the team, and be responsible to drive impact and encourage best practices.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the team to help refine their concepts and ideas into a scope that can be rapidly produced as a prototype that they can see and use to help guide innovations

  • Provide and accept creative ideas to give transformational solutions

  • Manage the prototyping cycle end-to-end by working closely with key members

  • Research, develop and improve upon state-of-the-art papers in various AI/ML topics

  • Take ownership of projects and build proof-of-concepts (POCs) for future production and deployment purposes

  • Stay up-to-date on developments in AI technologies and propose long term research plans

Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related areas

  • A demonstrable track record of leading and developing novel algorithms, solutions, and delivering/deploying prototypes/projects

  • Deep knowledge of software development tools and methodologies with hands-on coding and application design experience

  • Experience with Agile development or similar methodologies for continuous product development and deployment

  • Strong knowledge and 3+ years experience with containerization tools such as Docker and container orchestration systems such as Kubernetes

  • Strong knowledge of large-scale cloud native Infrastructure (AWS preferred)

  • Good knowledge of database technologies, such as NoSQL and SQL

  • Experience with developing/testing ML systems at scale

  • Experience with deep learning frameworks (e.g., Keras, Tensorflow, PyTorch)

  • Software engineering experience in two or more of C/C++, Python, Scala, Java

Nice To Have:

  • Experience with Apache Kafka and Spark, Amazon Kinesis, S3 and EC2 is a big bonus

  • Experience with serverless computing platforms such as AWS lambda and Amazon SageMaker is a big bonus

  • Experience with distributed computing and streaming data processing is a big bonus

  • Experience working with edge-computing frameworks like, CoreML, Greengrass etc.

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