Hardware Research Engineer


September 14, 2021

When you join Verizon

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What you’ll be doing...

We have an immediate need for a HW Research Engineer to join our Data Products team in Boston, MA. The HW Research Engineer will be responsible for the in-house research, development and QA of strategic data products. You will analyze signals collected by our Internet of Things platform, including GPS trackers and dashcams, and customize and configure the devices to create innovative applications.
  • Gain deep knowledge about connected vehicles to be able to develop, configure and troubleshoot applications targeted for tracking devices (GPS trackers, dashboard cameras).
  • Propose innovative ways to extract information from connected vehicles and design experiments to assess their effectiveness on the field.
  • Support other teams (data scientists and HW engineers) on selected projects with QA, training or ad-hoc analysis.
  • Collect, analyze, cleanse, and verify data from our fleets of connected vehicles.
  • Envision new, customer-focused applications based on data from connected vehicles.
  • Keep up-to-date with latest technology trends and contribute to key innovation initiatives.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electronic engineering, Automation engineering, Computer Science or another technical subject or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Two or more years of programming experience in C, C++, Python, or any other common language.
  • Two or more years of hands-on experience programming and troubleshooting embedded and/or mobile devices, with a preference for dashcams, GPS trackers and Engine Control Unit (ECU) data loggers.
  • Experience with data analysis and visualization.
  • Experience with Unix/Linux environments.

Even better if you have:
  • Excellent technical skills.
  • Results oriented with a demonstrated track record of successful delivery.
  • Excellent problem-solving and algorithmic design skills.
  • Experience applying statistical analysis to validate business hypotheses from experiments
  • Experience with Machine Learning and Computer Vision algorithms

Equal Employment Opportunity

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