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Principal Engineer - Signal Processing and Sensor Fusion


Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Requisition ID: 112892 
Sponsorship Available: Yes 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 

Goodyear. More Driven.




Principal Engineer – Signal Processing and Sensor Fusion 


About the Position  
The Tire Intelligence team seeks a highly motivated individual to technically lead the development of algorithms relying on advanced digital signal processing and sensor fusion techniques. These algorithms will be a key enabler for launching innovative mobility solutions and services for OEMs and fleets. 


Primary Responsibilities  

  • Act as a subject matter expert for the global tire intelligence algorithm development team 
  • Provide technical and strategic consultation to the leadership team 
  • Develop forward looking and high-level technology strategy and direction 
  • Initiate projects aligned with the strategic roadmap 
  • Leverage open innovation, bridging the technology readiness gap and working with universities and research institutions to bring ideas from early concepts to realization 
  • Understand competitive landscape and ensure intellectual property (IP) protection through patent/trade secret applications and defensive publications 
  • Project technology trends to create future mobility scenarios and disruptive innovation. 
  • Establish and maintain a repository of external publications on relevant topics  
  • Provide mentoring and training to the algorithm developers in the field advanced digital signal processing and sensor fusion models. Motivate team members to reach their full potential 
  • Represents Goodyear externally as a technology expert in the field of DSP and sensor fusion 


Required Education and Experience  

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Mathematics (or related field) and 10+ years of relevant experience OR Master's Degree in related field & 15+ years experience 
  • Deep expertise in denoising, filtering, detection, estimation topics 
  • Strong interest in the future of personal mobility and commercial transport 
  • Experience working across diverse cultural and geographic boundaries. 
  • Experience leading technology development projects  
  • Experience working on global teams, experience participating in external partnerships   


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  

  • Deep understanding of digital signal processing theory 
  • Highly experienced in filtering, noise cancellation and signal reconstruction techniques under sparse and undersampled conditions, regression analysis, statistical estimation, signal detection and estimation, artifact/anomaly detection and reduction and pattern recognition algorithms, PCA, SVM, KMeans, Markov models. 
  • Experience in signal processing working with time series data such as vehicle CAN data 
  • Strong programming skill in Matlab and C. Proficiency in Python is a plus. 
  • Working knowledge with Deep learning networks and concepts 
  • Familiarity with cloud computing services 
  • Expert in solving complex technical problems  
  • Demonstrated expertise in transferring technology to the point of use in products 
  • Demonstrated ability to document standards / best practices  
  • Ability to identify areas for future technology development to close competitive gaps  
  • Working knowledge of project management methodologies  
  • Excellent technical leadership skills  


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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