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Title: Lead Research Engineer – Machine LearningPosted: March 31, 2016
Company/Institution: HERE a world-wide leading map and navigation company
Location: Berkeley, California
Department: Lidar and Image Processing Group

The HERE Reality Capture and Processing group is looking to hire a Lead Research Engineer to join our collaborative R&D team in Berkeley, CA. Our team works on a diverse set of data including GPS probe, LiDAR and high-resolution imagery to create content for the next-generation mapping platforms. In this role, the successful candidate will develop novel algorithms for GPS probe data analysis to detect and recognize map features. This is a great opportunity to work with a talented team of computer vision and machine learning experts in delivering solutions for HERE's mapping and location based products.

Key Responsibilities:

• Develop statistical and machine learning algorithms to automate the detection and recognition of map features from GPS probe data.
• Track and apply the latest algorithm improvements from industry and research community.
• Participate in both algorithm and software development as a part of an Agile team.
• Participate in project reviews and demos.
• Innovate, publish and patent.


• Ph.D./M.S. in computer science, statistics, mathematics or related engineering field.
• Expertise in machine learning, statistical analysis, and data mining.
• Experience in data-driven modeling, time-series analysis, pattern recognition, clustering, classification and regression.
• 4+ years of relevant industry or academic experience.
• Strong programming skills in C++/Python.
• Team player with the ability to work in a collaborative environment.
• Creative, resourceful, and innovative problem solver.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Experience with Linux and Amazon Web Services (desired).
• Experience with software engineering best practices including unit testing, continuous integration and source control (desired).

Application Instructions:

If you're interested in the position please call the Technical Recruiter at 773-982-2418 or email him your resume to

HERE is owned by a consortium of automotive companies (Mercedes, BMW, Audi) and we're a leading provider of navigation systems in automobiles.