Director of Machine Learning (Perception)

Location Santa Clara
Contact name: Sam Jacobs

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Job ref: 44
Published: 16 days ago


  • Global disruptor in Autonomy space raising the industry standard for drones

  • Products have been received a multitude of prestigious awards

  • Growing exponentially with opportunity to gain meaningful equity in lead up to IPO phase

What you'll do:

  • Lead a growing Perception team focused on image-based detection and deep learning applied to 3D computer vision tasks (real-time object depth estimation, detection and tracking, segmentation, and optical flow estimation with large data sets)

  • Act as a technical architect for your teams while developing perception capabilities in a hands-on role

  • Partner with the Engineering team on sensor selection and computer architecture decision-making

  • Work on cutting-edge, top industry/academic trends in AI and Perception

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Ph.D. preferred in STEM fields

  • 5+ years of experience in Computer Vision and Machine Learning development

  • 2+ years of experience as a Technical Lead or strong abilities in leadership

  • Strong understanding of Stereo Computer Vision tasks

  • Sufficient understanding of compute architectures

  • Hands-on coding with Python/Pytorch