3M UR - R&D Data Science Engineer (Maplewood, MN)* in Maplewood, Minnesota

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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Data Science Engineer for Research and Development (R&D) located in Maplewood, Minnesota. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The person hired for the position of Data Science Engineer will develop technologies in the areas of machine learning, data science, deep learning, artificial intelligence, or computer vision that create new opportunities for 3M. At 3M, our data scientists work with and analyze data for many businesses and markets, including health information, worker safety, digital oral care, the power grid, transportation and more. From IoT to the Cloud, 3M is applying Science to Life.

Note: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. It is in a candidate’s best interest to apply early. Most hiring decisions will be made by December 2017.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Leverage expertise to develop and lead new technologies, providing growth opportunities in addition to supporting existing 3M products and businesses

  • File patent applications, publish in top-tier journals, and present at appropriate conferences

  • Collaborate with research teams in corporate research and business labs on building capabilities and applications that use his/her scientific, mathematical, and computational skills

  • Analyze, develop algorithms, and deploy solutions based on real-world data

Basic Qualifications:

  • Possess or in the last year of pursuing a Doctoral degree or Post-Doctoral fellow in a Science or Engineering discipline from an accredited university

  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience working with real world data in an industrial and/or national lab environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess or in the last year of pursuing a Doctoral degree or Post-Doctoral fellow in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Data Science, Cognitive Science, Software Engineering, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics or related discipline from an accredited university

  • Two-five years of experience in machine learning, deep learning, data science, computer vision, artificial intelligence, statistics, and/or applied mathematics in industrial and/or national lab environment

  • Fluent in one or more programming languages (e.g. Python, MATLAB, C, C++ and/or R)

  • Strong scientific and technical acumen, with demonstrated interest and ability to make connections between science/technology and real-world concerns

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Ability to deal with the ambiguity of early-stage scouting and evaluation of new opportunities and the flexibility to change direction as additional information becomes available

  • Demonstrated scientific excellence as evidenced by publications and presentations

  • Demonstrated leadership and networking skills

  • Self-motivated and self-directed

  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written and presentation)

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws. U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens. To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s). The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.

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3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

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