Team Lead, Computer Vision & AI (m/f/x)

  • Schaan, Leipziger Straße, Frankfurt, Germany
  • 20/05/2023
Full time Data Science Machine Learning Artificial Intelligence Biostatistics Data Warehouse

Job Description

What's the role?

You lead our multi-disciplinary Computer Vision & AI team in Corporate Research & Technology. You shape the mid-to long-term innovation roadmap, and drive projects definition and execution. Thanks to your leadership and coaching skills, you recruit and develop exceptional talent for the organization.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software, and services for the global construction industry, and beyond. At Hilti strong customer relationships create solutions that build a better future, where there is pride and a sense of belonging across our 120 global locations. It’s where people explore possibilities, leverage their potential, own their personal development, and grow lasting careers.

What does the role involve?

The Computer Vision & AI team is responsible to develop proof-of-concepts for new products and services for the organization. The team covers all areas of expertise needed to automate and digitize construction industry: Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Sensor Fusion algorithms, and IoT Technologies.
Together with your team, you identify innovation opportunities and you craft and implement a technology roadmap. You are confident managing a team while setting budgets, timelines, and operational targets for running R&D projects.
Your interpersonal skills allow you to successfully collaborate and align with the different Business Units in the organization. You develop and nurture a strong external network with Academia and Industry to support R&D collaborations. You coach your team members to support their development and individual growth within the organization.

In Corporate Research & Technology we drive mid-to long-term innovation in an environment of interdisciplinary competence, creativity and purpose. Here the pace is fast, fun, and inspiring!

What do we offer?

You will be working with a team of people striving for excellence, with an open, inclusive and supportive culture. Bring your own perspective and achieve results together with others. Come to a place where you will own your development and career journey: global or local, cross-functional or as a specialist. If you’re willing to go the extra mile, there is no limit to what you can achieve.
Relish the views from our modern and state-of-the art offices. Enjoy a variety of healthy foods from the campus restaurants, keep in shape at the in-house gym, or commute with our e-bikes free of charge. You will be amazed what the alpine life has to offer.
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What you need is:

  • MSc Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Robotics or similar. PhD preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in Industry/Academia, with demonstrated growth in product development and/or engineering research. Prior direct line management experience preferred
  • Technical expertise in several of: Computer Vision, Machine Learning, SLAM algorithms, Sensor Fusion, IoT Technologies
  • Excellent project management skills and proven expertise with modern project management frameworks and tools (Agile, Jira, etc.)
  • Good business acumen and strategic mindset
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in spoken and written English. Comfortable with initiating and nurturing new connections in a matrix organization
  • Collaborative mindset, capable to coach, motivate and lead by example

Why should you apply?

About you: you are someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, where a job title is not considered a final destination but the starting point.

Does this sound like you? We look forward to your application!
  • For non-EU / EFTA citizens: Please state your eligibility status to work in Switzerland / Liechtenstein and note that if you do not own a valid Swiss / Liechtenstein work permit, Hilti cannot guarantee your final employment due to authority regulations.
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Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.