Bosch Group

Senior Research Scientist - Visual Analytics

Bosch Group

September 14, 2021

Company Description
The Bosch Research and Technology Center North America with offices in Sunnyvale, California, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Cambridge, Massachusetts is part of the global Bosch Group (, a company with over 70 billion euro revenue, 400,000 people worldwide, a very diverse product portfolio, and a history of over 125 years. The Research and Technology Center North America (RTC-NA) is committed to providing technologies and system solutions for various Bosch business fields primarily in the areas of Human-Machine Collaboration (HMC), Robotics, Energy Technologies, Internet Technologies, Circuit Design, Semiconductors and Wireless, and MEMS Advanced Design.
The focus of our global research on Human Machine Collaboration includes Big Data Visual Analytics, Explainable AI, Audio Analytics, NLP, Conversational AI, Mixed Reality and Smart Wearables, etc. We develop intuitive, interactive and intelligent solutions to enable inspiring UX for Bosch products and services in application areas such as autonomous driving, car infotainment and driver assistance systems (ADAS), Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things (IoT), security systems, smart home and building solutions, health care, and robotics.
As a part of the global research unit, our Visual Analytics & eXplainable AI group is responsible for shaping the future industrial AI experience for Bosch products and services by combining cutting-edge technologies of machine learning, data analysis and interactive visualization. We research and develop scalable, transparent, and intelligent big data analytic solutions for various domains including autonomous driving, Industry 4.0 (I4.0), connected vehicles, IoT, car multimedia etc. With our award-winning talents (IEEE VIS best paper & best paper runner-ups), we also actively collaborate with leading groups in academia to promote research ideas and publish research findings in internationally renowned conferences and journals, e.g., IEEE VIS, TVCG, SIGKDD, NeurIPS, AAAI, and ICML.
Job Description
  • Conduct advanced research and engineering in visual analytics and information visualization for related business domains of autonomous driving, connected vehicles, Industry 4.0, IoT etc.
  • Apply research results to real-world use cases with high quality implementation.
  • Integrate the resulting systems/software into existing Bosch platforms.
  • Summarize research findings in high-quality paper and patent submissions.
  • Actively scout for the latest technology and predict market trends by monitoring news, technical events and seminars.
  • Provide expert opinions on relevant technology areas to management team to facilitate strategic planning, R&D roadmap development, and business investment.
  • Summarize research findings in high-quality paper and/or patent submissions.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D in Computer Science or related fields
  • 3+ years of research experience or equivalent graduate research experience in visual analytics, information visualization, HCI, applied machine learning and related fields
  • 2+ years of industry experience in R&D for data analytics or visual analytics systems.
  • Programming experience for full stack web development on both frontend (e.g., React, Vue.js, and D3.js) and backend (e.g., Flask, Django)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Publication record in top venues of visualization, data mining, or machine learning research (e.g., IEEE VIS, TVCG, SIGKDD, NeurIPS, AAAI, ICML, and ICRL);
  • Knowledge in machine learning and data mining, with application to eXplainable AI, high-dimensional data analysis, event sequence/log mining and computer vision;
  • Familiar with one or more main-stream machine learning platforms (e.g., scikit-learn, TensorFlow, and PyTorch);
  • Knowledge in interaction and user experience design;
  • Knowledge in graphical design;
  • Good communication and teamwork skills;
  • Good leadership skills to drive research topics.

Additional Information
BOSCH is a proud supporter of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Initiatives
  • FIRST Robotics (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)
  • AWIM (A World In Motion)

By choice, we are committed to a diverse workforce – EOE/Protected Veteran/Disabled.