Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Researcher

Location CN-Shanghai
Requisition ID
Business Area
Group Centre
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

The Artificial Intelligence Research Centre is a new branch within Group Technology and Research (GTR) established in Shanghai in early 2019. GTR currently runs seven other research programs: four are oriented towards the main industries we serve: Maritime, Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables and Precision Medicine. Three programs address cross-industry challenges: Digital Assurance, Ocean Space and Energy Transition. The AIRC focuses on building competence and prototypes in the area of perception AI with the aim to apply machine learning and deep learning to industries served by DNV GL.

Position Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will contribute to research and development projects within the Artificial Intelligence Research Centre. She/He will report to the head of the AIRC and be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Identify, explore and develop new research opportunities for creating value to DNV GL’s business activities and future strategy.
  • Develop cutting-edge AI and IoT technologies both for enhancing current services and shaping the future, including deliveries of PoC, demonstrators and prototypes, in order to achieve our leading position.
  • Cross-disciplinary collaboration to conduct research in multiple areas, including maritime, oil & gas, power & renewable, precision medicine and other DNV GL’s related business.
  • Write technical reports, publish position and white papers, present results to internal and external stakeholders.

Position Qualifications


  • Master or higher degree in related disciplines and research areas, such as AI/Machine learning, Computer Science/Engineering, Information, Mathematics etc.
  • Strong self-motivation with critical thinking and results driven spirits. You can work independently, and you are also a good team player.
  • 2-5 years of experience conducting research & development resulting in creative solutions.
  • Familiar with the mainstream machine learning algorithms
  • Familiar with big data technologies and SCADA system is a plus.
  • Experience in sensor technologies and AIoTs is a plus.
  • Renewable energy industry experiences is a plus.
  • Good coding skills and communications skills are also highly appreciated.


Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.


Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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