Artificial Intelligence Expert (Hybrid)

Overview

On Site
Hybrid
Full Time

Skills

Natural language processing
Large Language Models (LLMs)
Computational fluid dynamics
Finite Element Analysis
Artificial intelligence
Decision-making
Machine Learning (ML)
Big data
Supply chain management
Customer engagement
Product design
Strategic management
Data flow
Unstructured data
Computer science
Operations research
Software development methodology
Technical writing
Data engineering
Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Data Science
Computer vision
3D computer graphics
Transportation
Data
Metrics
Analytics
Pivotal
Statistics
Econometrics
Optimization
Operations
Manufacturing
Logistics
Software deployment
Research
Cyber security
Audio
Video
Reporting
Analytical skill
Management
Mathematics
Communication
Machine Learning Operations (ML Ops)
Evaluation
Sensors
Fusion
Planning
Physics
Cloud computing
Modeling
Leadership
Value engineering

Job Details

Job Description

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow's transportation.

The future of smart mobility hinges on the intelligent application of data, metrics, and analytics. As part of our Global Data Insight & Analytics (GDI&A) team, you'll play a pivotal role. We serve as Ford's trusted advisers, providing clear insights into business conditions, customer needs, and the competitive environment. Our work empowers key decision-makers to act decisively and positively. By leveraging your expertise in data and analytics, you can contribute to timely, evidence-based decision-making.

Ford's GDI&A department is on the hunt for talented individuals skilled in Machine Learning, Big Data, Statistics, Econometrics, and Optimization. Our mission is to foster evidence-based decisions by unlocking insights from data. Our projects span various domains, including Connected Vehicle, Smart Mobility, Operations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, and Warranty Analytics.

We're looking for exceptional Machine Learning and AI scientists who are eager to engage in all project stages, from problem identification to model deployment. Ideal candidates are self-motivated, have a strong sense of initiative, and a lifelong passion for learning to navigate the rapidly evolving field of mobility technology. We offer the freedom to conduct original research, select the most suitable methodologies, and tackle world-class machine learning challenges.

This role involves applying AI and ML to innovate in areas such as autonomous vehicles, cybersecurity, customer interaction, and product design. You'll be part of a forward-thinking team dedicated to using AI and ML to create groundbreaking solutions and shape our strategic direction in these fields and beyond.

  • Analyze source data and data flows, working with structured and unstructured data (text, audio, images, video, etc.)
  • Manipulate high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources to expose and highlight patterns, anomalies, relationships, and trends
  • Apply AI and Machine Learning technology to solve complex, real-world problems
  • Analyze and visualize diverse sources of data, interpret results in a business context and report results clearly and concisely
  • Fulfill problem formulation and ML technique consulting requests in a timely manner
  • Communicate and present analytical models to business customers and executive management
  • Work collaboratively with different business partners and be able to present results in a clear and concise manner


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research
  • Experience with the complete software lifecycle
  • 3+ years of experience with delivering and maintaining production software products
  • Strong technical writing and oral communication skills
  • Expertise in one or more core domains involved in machine learning model deployment, including data engineering, model building, MLOps
  • Experience in productionizing generative AI to solve critical business problems


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Doctorate in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, or related field AND 2+ year(s) data-science experience (e.g. managing structured and unstructured data, applying statistical techniques and reporting results)
    • OR Master's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, or related field AND 4+ year(s) data-science
    • OR Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, or related field AND 6+ year(s) data-science experience
  • Deep knowledge and expertise in one or more of the following AI domains:
    • Natural Language Processing (finetuning and distillation of LLMs, evaluation of LLM-powered applications, deploying models at scale)
    • Computer Vision (anomaly detection / few-shot learning, multi-sensor fusion, object detection and tracking, scene segmentation, motion planning and prediction)
    • Generative AI (fine tuning stable diffusion models, multi-modal large language models, generation in the 3D domain)
    • Physics-informed neural networks (ML for computational fluid dynamics or finite element analysis, point cloud or mesh-based neural networks, PDE surrogate modelling)
  • Experience with cloud-based deployments and best practices
  • Project or people leadership experience


You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builder...or all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage

Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more

Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases

Tuition assistance

Established and active employee resource groups

Paid time off for individual and team community service

A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day

Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.

For a detailed look at our benefits, click here: Benefit Summary

Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, If you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-.

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