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Xerox IoT Data Scientist in Palo Alto, California

IoT Data Scientist

General information

City: Palo Alto

State/Province: California

Country: United States

Department: Research & Development

Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021

Working time: Full-time

Ref#: 20011465

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Type: Experienced

Job Field: Research & Development

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior Level

Description & Requirements

PARC, a Xerox company, is in the Business of Breakthroughs®. Practicing open innovation, we provide custom R&D services, technology, expertise, best practices, and intellectual property to Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, startups, and government agencies and partners. We create new business options, accelerate time to market, augment internal capabilities, and reduce risk for our clients. Since its inception, PARC has pioneered many technology platforms – from the Ethernet and laser printing to the GUI and ubiquitous computing – and has enabled the creation of many industries. Incorporated as an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Xerox in 2002, PARC today continues the research that enables breakthroughs for our clients' businesses.

PARC’s Data Science Group has an opening for a data scientist specializing in Internet of Things (IoT) analytics. We are looking for a candidate with a strong background in IoT and related applications to help us develop prototypes and early-stage proof of concept models. Experience in handling large datasets specifically on data streams is required. Evidence of multi-sensor data fusion, use of machine learning on sensor datasets, specifically in Edge ML is highly desired. The candidate should have a desire to work on problems with real-world impact and have strong implementation skills to produce early-stage prototypes. A few examples of ongoing work include anomaly detection in machinery using streaming sensor data, identifying hazardous risks in built structures using trend analysis, enhancing cyber-security of sensor devices, and network sensor analytics.

Required Skills:

•M.S/ Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related fields

•Excellent knowledge of signal processing techniques

•Knowledge of machine learning and deep learning model development—experience using scikit-learn, Tensorflow, Pytorch

•Experience in handling sensor datasets—networks, data fusion

•Good understanding of network and cyber security

•Solid presentation and communication skills

Preferred Skills:

•Knowledge to implement machine learning on edge devices

•Knowledge of feedback control systems

•Experience with custom-built firmware and hardware


•Collect and preprocess sensor data

•Design, code and test features of IoT devices

•Build prototypes and implement signal processing and machine learning algorithms

•Run ML algorithms on edge devices

•Design platform solutions that work with IoT applications

•Participate in code reviews

•Publish research results in top-tier journals and at leading international conference

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