Siemens Technology Research Scientist of Edge Computing Technology Research and Development

Job Description


The distributed computing and smart perception team at Siemens Technology at Beijing is dedicated to developing future proof technologies to solve emerging challenges across IoT and AI, targeting applications ranging from smart manufacturing to smart city. One of the core competences we are building is edge computing, which enables better utilization of massive IoT resources and helps deliver real time services.

We are now seeking two research scientists or lead research scientists in edge computing, one position focuses on edge computing application research and development, and one focuses on edge computing technology research and development. The successful candidates will be responsible for leading and conducting ground-breaking research and development to address complex issues arising in edge systems.

What are my responsibilities?

  • Identify critical issues, develop and execute solutions to address business issues;
  • Lead and conduct research work & produce top rank innovations and technical leadership for Siemens business;
  • Collaborate with team on prototype development, project piloting and customer solution delivery;
  • Evaluate and recommend tools, technology and processes to ensure highest product quality;
  • Engage in internal/external funding and projects acquisition.

What do I need to qualify for this job?

Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or above in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical discipline
  • 3+ years of relevant software development experience in distributed systems
  • Proficiency in at least one of the programming languages such as Java, C++, Python, Javascript
  • Familiar with Git, Jenkins (or other CI/CD tools)
  • Experience with container technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes
  • Good knowledge of computer networking
  • Experience with Agile, web services, microservices, UNIX, middleware, data base and machine learning
  • Self-motivated, self-managed and good teamwork. A demonstrated ability to come up-to-speed quickly on a new technical domain is presumed.
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills in English and Chinese

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of relevant software development experience in heterogenous systems
  • Experience with edge-cloud system development
  • Familiar with commercial cloud such as AWS, Ali Cloud and/or private cloud such as Openstack
  • Familiar with AI accelerator application deployment using Nvidia TensorRT

What else do I need to know?

Siemens is dedicated to quality, equality, and valuating diversity and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities within which we work. 

Siemens Technology 

For nearly 170 years, pioneering technologies and the business models developed from them have been the foundation of Siemens’ success. Our central research and development unit –Technology (T) – plays an important role in this. Technology contributes to the Company’s success in many functions, including technology and innovation strategy, research and development, cooperation with universities and start-ups, patents and business excellence.

Officially opened in 2006, Technology China (T CN) is the largest innovation branch outside Germany. Many top-notch innovators work in Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou, Nanjing, Wuhan, Qingdao and Tianjin. We combine the physical and the virtual worlds through our Core Technology Initiatives and research projects in the areas of data analytics, the Industrial loT, autonomous systems, systems integration, cyber security, etc. We are thus helping the Siemens Business Units turn inventions into successful innovations in the market.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas of the application form to the best of you ability as we will use the data to review your suitability for the role.


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Organization: Technology

Company: Siemens Ltd., China

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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