Intern or thesis student - Deep Learning for Construction (m/f/x)
What's the role?
You will join our international team in Corporate Research & Technology to evaluate and develop innovative algorithms and methods for solving problems in Construction applications using Deep Learning. You will work closely with our experts to make our tools smarter using artificial intelligence. You will contribute to future digitalization and automation of the construction sector.
Start date is flexible to the student's availability, duration for at least 6 months.
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 sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service.
With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.
What does the role involve?
As an intern in our department you will be part of a development team researching Machine Learning and Deep Learning methods for solving problems in Construction. You will work closely with our experts to find and test innovative solutions using different data sources. You will contribute by developing new models and modifying existing models for applications in construction.
Your key responsibilities will be to evaluate state-of-the-art models and improve them to fit the application needs. You will test and apply them in the real application and support our team in evaluating the most promising solutions.
What do we offer?
We’ll give you the tools you need to excel in your internship, including one-to-one coaching. You’ll enjoy a rare combination of autonomy and camaraderie, as you’ll manage your own project while being part of a friendly team.
You’ll not just be another pair of hands but a fully integrated team member with lots of self-responsibility. From there, we’ll trust you to do whatever it takes to deliver outstanding results. Go the extra mile and we’ll reward you with strategic development discussions and career opportunities.
We’ll support you even before you start with us through relocation and integration support. With the international interns community at Hilti you’ll never be bored. Further, the snow-draped mountains, crystal-clear lakes and marvelous landscapes in the Happy Valley invite for lots of outdoor activities.
Why should you apply?
We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team. So, if you have no knowledge of construction, that’s fine with us. We’re more interested in your ability, commitment and drive to succeed.
What you need is:
- Current Master student in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or similar discipline.
- Experience in one or more of the following fields: Deep Learning, Python.
- Good understanding of Tensorflow and/or Pytorch (preferably both)
- Experience with machine vision is a plus.
- Working knowledge of Linux systems is a plus.
- Ability to write clean and abstract code
- Strong communication skills, with good English and interpersonal skills.
- A proactive approach and self-reliant personality.
We take our time to get to know you. As part of your recruitment process, you’ll get to talk to your internship coach as well as your HR Manager who both can answer some of your burning questions.
Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.