Computer Engineer II


Newport News, VA

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Do you have the desire to join us on a technological journey at Canon’s largest manufacturing hub in North America? Alter the course of your career at our Regional Technical Headquarters.   Our team continues to expand with new opportunities in the area of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. This role focuses on implementing new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning and IoT. All work takes place in a climate-controlled environment. Along with one of the best compensation and benefits packages in our field, our “work/life” balance philosophy is unmatched in the industry. A great effort is placed to create a quality work experience where your development and job satisfaction is a top priority to us.   We are seeking candidates for the position of Computer Engineer II!      
  Provides computer engineering support to implement or improve production equipment and/or systems including, but not limited to, automated assembly, process lines and manufacturing processes; with a heavy focus on technology such as AI and Machine Learning. Leads or supports problem investigations and/or design reviews for new or existing systems and technologies related to the manufacturing environment. Creates technical summaries and presents results of activities, including recommendations. - Investigates, researches, and/or analyzes new technology to resolve the need for modifications or improvement to existing equipment/systems. - Determines the feasibility of introducing new equipment, processes, or technologies into the current production environment. - Working knowledge of automated production equipment or systems, such as instruments, controls, controls, wireless networks and electrical systems. - Develops/ initiates concepts and implementation plans for new systems, processes and/or technologies. - Coordinates fabrication and testing of new systems for in-house projects. - Designs, develops, assembles, and tests prototype systems for new/ improved functions and/or processes. Analyzes data to verify efficiency/ reliability of prototypes. - Creates new or modified system designs. Develops conceptual ideas into practical applications for the production environment (systems for process optimization, automation, inspection, packaging, etc.). - Develops and writes system specifications, performance requirements, cost analyses, and proposals for integrating systems and devices. - Determines applicability to current and future systems and/ or processes (ANSI, RIA, NFPA, NEC, etc). - Works with a team to perform Risk Assessments to ensure compliance with OSHA and industry consensus standards (ANSI, RIA, NFPA, ISO, etc.). - Working knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of statistical, data analysis, and artificial intelligence systems. Systems such as but not limited to, Bayesian networks, machine learning (regression, classification, and clustering models), deep learning, convolutional neural networks. - Develops implementation alternatives/options and proposals. - Reviews contractor proposals with Purchasing, evaluates vendors and proposed systems and presents recommendations.  
  A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field and 2-5 years’ experience preferably in a manufacturing environment. • Experience with C++, C#, Python and other programming languages. • Strong mathematical skills (Calculus, differential equations, and linear algebra.) • Ability to interpret electrical schematics/ diagrams/ drawings/ P&IDs a plus. • Experience with and implementation of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and other advanced statistical algorithms preferably in a manufacturing environ-ment. • Experience with distributed controls, embedded systems, networking & communication, cloud computing, data security and various modern database architectures. • Experience with Artificial Intelligence Systems such as Google TensorFlow, Microsoft Azure, GE Predix. • Experience with robotic programming and vision systems a plus. PLEASE NOTE: We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, orders and man-dates, including those we may be required to follow as a federal government contractor/subcontractor. We are required under federal law to invite you to voluntarily self-identify in various categories. Relevant forms will be included at several steps in the recruitment process.
Company Overview
About our Company - Canon Virginia, Inc. located in Newport News, Virginia is a global manufacturer for Canon’s office and consumer products. Our innovative and efficient production methods along with our environmental commitment make us a leading global manufacturer. Since opening our doors in 1985, Canon Virginia has provided world class manufacturing services. It is the policy of Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI) to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, national origin, or physical/mental disability except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy relates to all phases of recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits administration and participation in company sponsored employee activities. This includes hiring, promotions, demotions, transfers, layoffs, recall, training and terminations. Employment practices will conform to all federal, state and local laws on non-discrimination. #LI-CV