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Senior Computer Vision & AI Research Engineer (f/m/d)

Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Job ID : J000639468

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Overview

The future is all about the software-defined vehicle. Like your computer, the vehicle is becoming a holistic computing platform capable of executing complex software programs. As part of our Software team, you’ll help us engineer, design and produce an entirely new and smarter architecture for tomorrow’s cars.

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  • Analytical
  • Communicative
  • Curious
  • Quick-thinking
  • Solution-Driven
  • Team player

Hear from our employees!

“Mastering a new challenge every day to help shape the mobile future for everyone. That's what I like about my work, that's what drives me. Aptiv gives me this opportunity.”

Dennis Dennis
Engineering Group Manager
Artificial Intelligence

Job Description

About this Position

At APTIV, we design, develop, and validate systems to improve safety and comfort in vehicles. This includes the development of innovative computer vision features and machine learning algorithms for interior and exterior cameras. Examples of features are vehicle and pedestrian detection, lane and traffic sign recognition, driver state sensing, seat occupancy monitoring, child presence detection, and hand gesture recognition.

APTIV is a global leader in camera technology and a well-established supplier of sensing and compute hardware as well as software solutions. In this fast growing and innovative technology area, you would be working in an international team of computer vision and machine learning experts and software developers to shape the future of mobility with us.

Your Role

  • Developing advanced machine learning algorithms for automotive interior (in-cabin) or exterior cameras from early prototype to platform integration ready.

  • Writing high quality, tested and efficient software in Python and C++ for our AI/ML Software Stack

  • Leading and mentoring a small group of software engineers

  • Defining and continuously improving machine learning workflows based on best practices in the industry and establishing them within the team

  • Filing patent applications to strengthen the APTIV IP footprint

  • Working in an agile software development team

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree + 3 years of relevant experience or PhD degree in computer science, electrical engineering or related field

  • Strong software development skills in both C++ and Python. You have a passion for clean, well-tested, and documented code.

  • Deep understanding of artificial intelligence, model building and evaluation

  • Expert knowledge in at least one common ML framework (TensorFlow, PyTorch,…)

  • Knowledge in classical computer vision and camera calibration

  • Practical experience with Linux, version control systems (Git), build systems (Make, CMake, Autotools) and code review tools (Gerrit, GitLab, Bitbucket)

  • Fluent in English, German beneficial

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills & good interpersonal skills

Aptiv Benefits

  • In addition to an attractive compensation package, Aptiv offers 30 days of vacation

  • A secure, permanent employment awaits you with the opportunity for continuous internal development in an international environment

  • Access to internal and external training, coaching and certifications to help you develop your skills and knowledge

  • We provide special recognition for innovation and outstanding performance

  • A very international environment and cooperation with experts at eye level awaits you

  • You have the chance to get involved in CSR activities

  • At Aptiv, you will have the opportunity to actively shape the future of mobility with state-of-the-art technology (e.g. e-mobility and autonomous driving) in partnership with almost all global OEMs

Some See Differences. We See Perspectives That Make Us Stronger.

Diversity and Inclusion are sources of innovation and creativity, both of which are essential to Aptiv’s success. Everyday our diverse team comes together, drives innovation, pursues solutions, and meets challenges using their unique abilities, perspectives and talents, changing what tomorrow brings. When you join our team, you’ll get encouraged to think boldly, express your viewpoint and innovate as a matter of habit.

Some See Technology. We See a Way to Make Connections.

At Aptiv, we don’t just see the world differently; we work to change reality. That means developing technology that rewrites the rules of what’s possible in the pursuit of making transportation safer, greener and more connected. Today there are more than 180,000 of us globally, located in 44 countries, and united by one mission. Join the movement and together, let’s change tomorrow.

Are you interested in this job? Awesome! We look forward to receiving your application. Please include your certificates and a transcript with your grades from university.

If you have any questions or would like to find out more about the position and Aptiv, please contact Ms. Viktoria Behm, Talent Acquisition Specialist. She is happy to assist you and is available at 00 49 202 291 2430 or by e-mail at viktoria.behm@aptiv.com.

Applications from severely disabled persons and persons of equal status will be given preferential consideration in the event of equal suitability.

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