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Cobb Director R&D - Digital Phenotyping

Company: 0030 Cobb-Vantress, Inc.
Location: Siloam Springs
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details:

Director, Digital Phenotyping

We are looking for an enthusiastic research engineer that has a strong passion to advance Cobb's high-throughput digital phenotyping platform. With the progress of camera technology, machine learning techniques and other digital technologies, this position can transform the way phenotypic data are collected and utilized within the genetic improvement program.

  • Actively identify disruptive and innovate digital technologies to improve genetic selection processes for customer success.
  • Solve challenging problems by utilizing an ecosystem of sensor technology such as video, infrared, RFID, temperature/RH and others, combined with machine learning algorithms, to measure poultry production, behavior, physiology, health and reproductive traits.
  • Engage and collaborate with experts across multi-disciplinary fields and organizations to drive innovative technologies.
  • Manage immediate need for technology application within the business with a long-term digital platform vision.
  • Utilize all evolving digital technologies to asses movement, behavior and health in poultry.
  • Develop predictive algorithms from CT imaging of poultry for assessment of body composition and joint health.
  • Design, organize and execute projects that lead to development of monitoring tools for automatic detection of behavior, phenotypic and performance traits.
  • Utilize existing and new RFID technology to improve the efficiency of data recording.
  • Effectively communicate the status and results of research projects to stakeholders.
  • The successful candidate will collaborate with a team of statisticians skilled in prediction methodologies using AI and machine learning.
  • The successful candidate will collaborate with a team of engineers to design hardware to fulfill data collection needs.


    Education: Master's degree in applied electronics, embedded systems engineering, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, agriculture engineering, or equivalent.

    Experience: 10+ years

    Computer Skills: Must have experience in one or more of the following: C, C++, Python, Java, Matlab, R

    Special Skills: An understanding of statistics, signal processing, time series data, and machine learning; the ability to work efficiently with large scale projects and bi data; strong project management and communication skills; and a commitment to working on a diverse team.

    Relocation Assistance Eligible:

    Work Shift:

    1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

    Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

    Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

    We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

    CCPA Notice. If you are a California resident, and would like to learn more about what categories of personal information we collect when you apply for this job, and how we may use that information, please read our CCPA Job Applicant Notice at Collection, click here .

Keywords: 0030 Cobb-Vantress, Inc., Springdale , Cobb Director R&D - Digital Phenotyping, Executive , Siloam Springs, Arkansas

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