Computer Vision Research Scientist

Milpitas, CA
Engineering – Engineering
SafeAI is a Silicon Valley based technology company powered by a founding talent team with experience across Apple, Ford, and Caterpillar. The company’s focus is on autonomous vehicle technology, designed and built specifically for heavy equipment used in the mining and construction industries. At SafeAI we believe that applying advances in autonomy and artificial intelligence to mining and construction can do a lot to not only make work sites safer, but also increase efficiencies and boost productivity.  

We are searching for a PhD Computer Vision Research Scientist with a specialization in autonomy to join our fast-paced research team. As a Computer Vision Engineer,you will be uniquely positioned in our team to work on large-scale autonomous problems and push forward the frontiers of AI technologies. You will be involved in all stages of algorithm development from inception and initial implementation to evaluation and all the way to a deployable in real robotics products. You will work with existing team members with expertise spanning reinforcement learning, autonomous vehicles, deep learning, computer vision, robotics.

Minimum Qualifications:
-       Ph.D. in CS/EE or closely related field with computer vision focus
-       Expert knowledge in CNN based in Object Detection/tracking
-       Expert knowledge and hands-on experience in computer vision, lidar processing, radar processing, environmental modeling, and/or sensor fusion
-       Classic computer vision, image processing skills, proficient at geometry
-       Camera sensors, extrinsic calibration skills 
-       Proficient in Programming languages such as C, C++, and Python
-       Proficient in Projective geometry, SLAM, SfM 
Preferred Qualifications:
-      Experience in shipping computer vision code
-      Experience developing real-time LIDAR Perception and/or Computer Vision systems. Performance optimization for higher frame rates.
-      Train machine learning and deep learning models on a computing cluster to perform visual recognition tasks, such as segmentation and detection.
-      Experience with at least one mainstream deep learning framework
-      Experience with GPU programming languages including CUDA or openCL
What we offer:

- Competitive Compensation Package, Including Stock Options
- Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits for Employee and Dependents
- 401(k) Plan
- Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
- Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
- Commuter Benefits Program
- Employer-Paid Life, Personal Accident and Disability Insurance
- Voluntary Life and Personal Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Adoption Assistance Program
- Flexible Vacation Policy
- Fitness Center on Site
- Learning and Development Programs
- Community Snacks and Beverages
- Company-Sponsored Events

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V/SO and a great place to work.

Thank you for considering this opportunity at SafeAI. If this role sounds exciting, we would like to hear from you!