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Computer Vision Scientist

Computer Vision Scientist

Full Time
Los Angeles
Posted 2 months ago

Genius Sports are seeking a computer vision expert who is capable of diving deep into hard scientific problems and coming up with elegant solutions to a range of problems in the sports data space. You will be responsible for developing and implementing real-time computer vision algorithms. We’re seeking a person who is deeply familiar with traditional computer vision as well as the newest deep learning based computer vision algorithms, and who has applied both in practice.

Required Expertise

  • PhD or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related discipline; or equivalent commercial experience
  • Minimum of four years’ experience of developing commercial computer vision solutions and products
  • Excellent applied math skills in linear algebra, estimation and optimization
  • Use of convolutional neural networks for real-time video analysis and target classification
  • Use of traditional computer vision and machine learning algorithms such as real time image segmentation, optical flow, SIFT, SURF, SVM, PCA etc. applied in real-time video analysis
  • Experience of working with video data sets; evaluating, transforming, cleaning and enriching these to meet training goals
  • Familiarity with one or more programming languages and associated numerical libraries, particularly Python (OpenCV, scikit-learn, TensorFlow, Theano, Keras) and MATLAB
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Excellent data visualization skills

Desireable Expertise

  • Experience in video based target detection, classification, recognition and tracking
  • Experience in multi-view geometry as well as 3D reconstruction from multiple cameras
  • Stereo vision and/or human figure tracking and gesture recognition

Job Features

Job CategoryDevelopment, Software Development
SalaryA competitive salary – negotiable, based on experience
TrainingA generous annual allocated training budget
InsuranceGroup health and life insurance

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