Overview

The Advanced Engineering Group of Gentherm is looking for a Software Engineer – Machine Learning (MLE). The MLE will be directly involved in research and development of the next generation human-centric, seat-based, thermal comfort delivery systems. This role is instrumental in vehicle integration of machine learning software algorithms through cloud connectivity and embedded software pieces and requires excellent communication with advanced software engineering and thermal-physiology teams. The MLE is further expected to be at the forefront of the development of real time thermal comfort analysis and progressively integrate biometric sensor feedback as probes to driver and occupant holistic view of comfort and wellness. This is a highly interdisciplinary project that requires from the successful candidate to demonstrate aptitude in acquiring and assimilating domain knowledge from diverse scientific and engineering areas. 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 

Apply agile methodologies to develop machine learning software algorithms. 
Apply relevant scientific rigor to analyze test and field data. 
Develop machine learning predictive and control algorithms targeting thermal comfort and wellness feedforward and feedback systems. 
Write technical reports backed by statistical analysis. 
Communicate important test results to upper and senior management. 
Scour IP and literal sources to gather unique information and explain test results. 
Assist engineering teams in defining product specifications. 
Act as the link between scientific and engineering teams in translating machine learning algorithms into products. 
QUALIFICATIONS
 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

BSc in Computer Science, Mathematics or similar technical field (Physics, Engineer etc); Master’s degree is a plus.
Concrete knowledge of linear algebra, statistics, numerical methods, and machine learning algorithms. Knowledge of engineering signal processing is a plus.
Good knowledge of Python/R visualization libraries.
Proven experience with deep learning frameworks (Tensorflow, Keras, Caffe2, Torch/PyTorch etc) 
Proven experience integrating ML algorithms into cloud platforms and embedded systems.
Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, presentation) 
Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment 
 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Excellent command of Python and/or R. Coding in C/C++ is a plus. 
Excellent command of standard machine learning tools and libraries such as pandas, numpy, scipy, and scikit-learn.
NICE TO KNOW
 

TRAVEL: >5%
COMPETENCIES
 

Deliver ResultsUnderstand the mission and output of your team; set SMART objectives and deliver
Drive ChangeFocus on agility and commitment to continuous improvement; Understand and act on internal and external drivers of change
Build CapabilityFoster a culture of learning and development; Support individual growth through continuous feedback to achieve personal and professional goals
Cultivate InnovationOpenly embrace, create, implement and support new and innovative ideas, processes and technology that deliver business results
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PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
 

All positions in our office require interaction with people and technology while either standing or sitting. In order to best service our customers, internal and external, all associates must be able to communicate face-to-face and on the phone with or without reasonable accommodation. Gentherm is committed to compliance with its obligations under all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. In keeping with this commitment, it attempts to reasonably accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with the requirements of the disability discrimination laws. It also invites individuals with disabilities to participate in a good faith, interactive process to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made without imposing an undue hardship.

About GENTHERM

At Gentherm, we say, “It’s about the person.” We’re with you on a cold winter day when you turn on your heated seat and steering wheel or helping manage patient body temperature in the operating room, recovering room or intensive care units. We take a human approach with everything we do.

 

As the global leader in thermal management technologies we embrace the opportunity to create and deliver extraordinary thermal solutions that make meaningful differences in everyday life. We do this by improving health, wellness, comfort and energy efficiency.

 

We embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and combine that with our global leadership to deliver results. Working at Gentherm provides you the opportunity to not only shape the future of the automotive and medical industries, but also influence your career throughout the company. You will be engaged, challenged and inspired by our team to deliver leading thermal technologies that positively impact lives around the world.