Senior Research Scientist (Computer Vision)

About the Position

Senior Research Scientist -Computer Vision

General Information

Sony AI is seeking highly motivated, self-driven individuals with expertise in Computer Vision research. Weʼre currently looking for smart, enthusiastic people who want to join our team of world renowned researchers as we push the boundaries applying AI in support of human creativity. In this role, the successful candidate will contribute to our groundbreaking flagship projects from the perspectives of computer vision and robotic technology.

Roles and Responsibilities

o Basic research in computer vision and robotics technology, contributing to our flagship projects
o Development and implementation of computer vision, sensor fusion and machine learning algorithms
o Implementation of proof of concept demonstrators with novel hardware
o Close collaboration with colleagues in Japan, Switzerland, and the US
o Travel to other Sony sites and international conferences

Required Qualifications and Skills

o Background in engineering or computer science and experience in computer vision research (PhD or equivalent experience) with a track record of relevant academic publications, patents, and/or open source software.
o Experience with reinforcement learning, neuromorphic hardware, and/or event-based cameras is a plus.
o Experience with optical, or camera technology is a plus.
o Experience working with robots is a plus.
o A track record of implementing software in C++ and Python. Experience with embedded software development is a plus.
o Excellent oral and written English. Japanese language skills are a plus but not a necessity

Other Required Knowledge

・The ability to deliver on tight deadlines and adapt to evolving or changing requirements
・Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, and willingness in learning Japanese

Preferable major

Computer Science or similar

Working Location

Tokyo, Japan