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
LG Electronics R&D
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
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.