PhD Intern– Industrial Software, 3D Graphics, Compilers, Knowledge Graphs
Business Unit: Corporate Technology
Requisition Number: 220653
Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Princeton
Assignment Category: Full-time temporary
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Master's Degree
Travel Required: No
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, Corporate Technology (CT) plays an important role in this. Together with our global network of experts, we are a strategic partner to Siemens’ operative units and provide important services along the entire value chain – from research and development to production and quality assurance, as well as optimized business processes. Our support provided to the businesses in their research and development activities is ideally balanced with our own future-oriented research.
We at Corporate Technology are more than employees: We are actively helping to make people’s lives a little better every day. Would you like to be a part of that? Then join us. We offer you a high level of practical relevance as well as an opportunity to individually contribute your knowledge and
your visions around the world. Whether you’re helping to develop products for the operating units or working in interdisciplinary projects for the business areas: At Corporate Technology you’ll be working in the heart of Siemens’ technological research together with the best.
Posting Title: Summer Intern: industrial Software, 3D Graphics, Compilers, Knowledge Graphs
Are you interested in Industrial Software, 3D Graphics, Compilers and Programming Languages, Knowledge Graphs, Machine Learning, Robotics?
Here’s the right internship opportunity for You!
Join our research group Automation Engineering located in Princeton, NJ, for a summer internship starting in May 2019, and investigate, design and develop software for engineers in diverse application areas such as advanced manufacturing in smart factories, smart grid, intelligent transportation systems, and robotics. Our close contact to different business units in Siemens provides the opportunity to contribute to and gain experience in real industrial applications. During this internship, you will experience the excitement and challenges of industrial research. An internship with Siemens Corporate Technology is a great opportunity for students to gain real world experience in a diverse work environment.
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, Corporate Technology (CT) plays an important role in this. Together with its global network of experts, CT is a strategic partner to Siemens’ operative units. It provides important services along the entire value chain – from research and development to production and quality assurance, as well as optimized business processes. The support provided to the businesses in their research and development activities is ideally balanced with CT’s own future-oriented research. Siemens’ central research and development arm sees itself as a strategic partner to the company’s businesses. It plays a key role in achieving and maintaining leading competitive positions in the fields of electrification and automation while at the same time helping Siemens fully tap into the growth field of digitalization.
Our Princeton facility is recognized for providing a stimulating environment for highly talented and self-motivated students. You will have the opportunity to test your knowledge in a challenging problem-solving environment. You will be encouraged to think out-of-the-box, innovate and find solutions to real-life problems. Our team has a strong publication record in leading journals and conferences.
What are my responsibilities?
- You will contribute to industrial research projects on engineering software for industrial automation with applications in manufacturing and autonomous machines
- You will transfer current research results from Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence to automation engineering software
- You will collaborate and exchange ideas with experts in the fields of automation and control solving real-world problems
- You will implement concepts and solutions in prototypes.
What skills are needed to qualify for this internship?
- A current student pursuing a PhD degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics
- PhD topic in one of the following areas: Industrial Software, 3D Graphics, Compilers and Programming Languages, Knowledge Graphs, Machine Learning, Robotics
- Profound knowledge of computer science and software development
- Experience in advanced algorithm prototyping
- Excellent programming knowledge and ability to write reusable code following design patterns in at least one object-oriented language like C++, C#/.NET or Java
- Practical experience with industrial automation and programmable logic controllers is a plus
- Creative software development and problem solving skills
- Mathematical skills considered a plus (3D geometry, linear algebra, simulations)
- Ability to conduct research tasks independently and to prepare scientific publications
- Excellent team working and communication (verbal & written) skills in English
- Flexibility and adaptability to work in a growing, dynamic, interdisciplinary team of experts.