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Title: Research Scientist/Sr. Research Scientist/ Sr. Research EngineerPosted: October 7, 2015
Company/Institution: Xerox Research Centre India (XRCI)
Location: Bangalore, India
Department: Multimedia Analytics Group

Description: The Multimedia Analytics Group at Xerox Research Centre India (XRCI), Bangalore is actively seeking dynamic and talented researchers for (Senior) Research Scientist and (Senior) Research Engineer positions. The candidate should hold a Ph.D. or Masters degree in Machine Learning or Computer Vision from top tier institutions in India and abroad. He should have expertise in Machine Learning or Multimedia analytics including a combination of computer vision with speech/audio/text processing, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Data Mining and related technical areas. The team is working on challenging real life research problems with relevance to different business verticals such as Transportation, Healthcare and Education./// Roles and Responsibilities: • Develop new innovative technology solutions to research problems and demonstrate solutions and prototypes • Work in close collaboration with internal and external customers as well as partners to develop and deliver innovative technology solutions • Actively contribute to relevant scientific communities by publishing scholarly articles and invention disclosures, attending conferences and delivering presentations • Identify new research opportunities and formulate relevant technical problems • Develop strong collaborations with colleagues across Xerox Innovation Group (XIG) as well as partners from academic institutions in areas of mutual interest • Pursue breakthrough research in a challenging and stimulating environment and demonstrate thought leadership • Senior Research Scientists and Senior Research Engineers are expected to lead technical initiatives and mentor colleagues./// Skills and Abilities: • Deep knowledge and experience in one or more topics of Computer Vision, Deep Learning (we are looking for deep expertise in Convolutional Neural Networks and/or Recurrent Neural Networks), Speech and Audio Processing, Data Mining, applied Machine Learning and Statistics • Knowledge of various aspects of multimedia content processing including data capture, manipulation and analysis • Excellent analytical skills as well as oral and written communication skills • Self-motivated, to be able to thrive in a fast paced, research-focused, collaborative environment • Ability to work hands-on with minimal supervision or assistance in at least one programming language such as Java/C++ and scripting languages such as Perl/Python/Matlab • Experience with data processing and analytics packages such as R, Weka, RapidMiner, openCV, etc. Education and Experience: • Ph.D. (Masters) in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or a related engineering or science discipline from top tier institutes for Senior Research Scientist and Research Scientist (Senior Research Engineer). Proven track record of research excellence will be given preference.

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