General Information

Req #
Career area:
Hardware Engineering
United States of America
North Carolina
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Working time:
Additional Locations: 
* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future.

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

At Lenovo, we manufacture one of the world's widest portfolios of connected products, including PCs (ThinkPad, Yoga, Lenovo Legion), tablets, smartphones, and workstations, as well as augmented and virtual reality (Mirage, ThinkReality), smart home/office solutions, software, and services. Lenovo's data center solutions (ThinkSystem, ThinkAgile) are creating the capacity and computing power for the connections that are changing business and society.

What You'll Do

This position is to report to PCSD’s Chief Technology Officer and work closely with the technical leaders in SmartPhone, Workstation, Tablet, and Notebook teams on developing a strategy and execution plan to capture the rapidly advancing technology in artificial intelligence, computer vision, machine learning, and communication standards.  This an exciting role will also give you the opportunity to work with industry leaders around the globe.

Lenovo Intelligent Device Group  is looking for a talented, highly motivated, and insightful strategist to develop and drive technical strategy directing where we should invest to create intellectual property. The candidate should have experience in technology mapping and intellectual assets value creation.  This position includes the opportunity to work with legal team on the processes of patent drafting and filing of a global patent portfolio. The candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills and familiarity working with different cultures and across time zones.  The candidate will need to work effectively with our technical business leadership and with multiple global technical teams.


Innovate with patentable ideas and concepts within an iterative product-focused process Design and implement software solutions for an extensive product portfolio built from a common platform.  Analyze solution requirements to determine feasibility of design within emerging standards for worldwide deployment Tune system/application performance and improve stability using a strong background in computer Operating Systems, embedded systems, and multi-threaded programming Maintain focus on security, privacy, and design best-practices to best serve our customers Coach and technically lead engineering teams across different geographies

Required Qualifications and Experiences

  • Degree in science and technology majoring in, Electrical, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • In depth understanding of AI, ML, CV, and Communication technology. Possess strong analytical skills and fundamental grasp of technology and business value
  • Independently manage high-complexity tasks in patent-related matters to assist Lenovo business groups
  • In-depth understanding of industry standard organizations

Preferred Experiences

  • Master’s degree or higher
  • In-depth understanding of audio and/or video codec technologies and standards
  • Intense commitment to high moral standards and business ethics
  • Top notch communication and teambuilding skills
  • Strong organizational and operational skills
  • Personable collaborator who can work successfully and build relationships with internal stakeholders and external parties to achieve business goals
  • Strong ability to identify challenges and develop and adapt to changes to achieve business and corporate goals
  • Strategic thinker with a broad perspective
  • Analytical thinker with creativity to synthesize new / automated solutions to old problems
  • Ability to successfully work across regions and functions to solve problems and get things done
*We are open to this role being worked remote*

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo’s US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.

* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America