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Musco Lighting Artificial Intelligence Specialist in Urbandale, Iowa


The Artificial Intelligence Specialist contributes to development for the next generation of technology interlaced field of play sporting systems. Our interdisciplinary team is looking for a creative and curious individual with a willingness to think beyond traditional paradigms in order to shape the future of recreational, collegiate, and professional sporting venues. Candidates should have strong quantitative modeling and applied computational skills, including development, implementation, and execution of activities around dynamical systems, machine learning, numerical analysis, agent-based modeling, optimization, and network analysis. You will implement state-of-the-art Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms, apply off-the-shelf AI and data-centric tools, collect, maintain and store training data, and conduct experiments that help us better employ AI technology.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Researches, develops and maintains artificial intelligence, deep learning, machine learning, and statistical processes against business requirements.

  • Develops and maintains processes surrounding modeling and cognitive computing.

  • Design, develop, implement, and evaluate artificial intelligence algorithms and build scalable production systems that address current and future business needs.

  • Advocate for and identify creative uses of artificial intelligence and potential artificial intelligence innovations to realize the real-world business impact.

  • Collaborate with a team of engineers, data scientists, researchers, and domain experts to address emerging client needs.

  • Keep abreast of the latest cognitive computing research and trends aligned with business needs.

  • Monitors project success measures and understand the status of specific projects and assignments.

  • Analyze and rationalize application portfolios and define migration roadmaps and strategies

  • Lead the breakthrough of core technologies with cross functionals teams by taking advantage of internal innovation

Education & Experience Requirements

  • MS (Ph.D. preferred) in any scientific discipline (granted within 4 years of the application deadline). Education with degrees in one of the following fields, or other fields with related experience: Complex Systems, Intelligent Systems, Information Theory, Dynamical Systems, Computer Science

Job Specifications

  • Experience with artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, modeling, and statistical analysis tools.

  • Fluency in programming skills such as Python, R, or other equivalent languages.

  • Recognized expertise in at least 1-2 AI specialties (e.g., NLP, computer vision, neural networks).

  • Experience with architectural patterns of large, high-scale software applications, including the management of upstream and downstream dependencies and an ability to understand technical designs, challenges, tradeoffs, and risks

  • Outstanding interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Able to deliver complex content in a clear, concise, and persuasive manner to multiple audiences, including business leaders and researchers

  • Passionate about how technology can transform the sport industry

  • Entrepreneurial; self-directed and excited to build something from scratch

  • Strong demonstrated computational and quantitative skills

  • Evidence of the ability to think beyond traditional paradigms

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)