Computer Vision & Machine Learning Software Engineer - [ Technical ]

Workplace: Genova, IIT
Added on: 16/05/2019 - Expires on: 15/07/2019

The Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) is seeking to appoint a software engineer (technician with full-time, fixed-term contract) that will work on the development of visual perception algorithms in the Humanoid Sensing and Perception Research Line (https://www.iit.it/research/lines/humanoid-sensing-and-perception) within the iCub team, in the context of a large project funded by a private company. In particular, the candidate will develop computer vision and machine learning algorithms for object localization and pose estimation.

Required qualifications:

  • Master's degree in computer science, computer engineering or related fields;
  • Knowledge of programming languages (C++, Python and/or MATLAB);
  • Knowledge of computer vision and machine learning;
  • Usage of Linux OS;
  • Proficient in English language (written and oral).

Desirable skills:

  • Experience with computer vision;
  • Experience with machine learning;
  • Experience with augmented reality;
  • Experience with tools for software development (git);
  • Deep learning frameworks (Caffe, PyTorch, TensorFlow);
  • Experience with robotics middleware (YARP and/or ROS);
  • Practical experience with high performance and parallel computing (CUDA);

The successful candidate will be offered a salary commensurate to experience and skills.

She/He will have the opportunity to travel oversea, work in an interdisciplinary team with engineers and researchers, expert in software development and Artificial Intelligence systems. To this end, very good team co-working capabilities, flexibility, autonomy and problem solving are required, in order to meet the project deadlines.

Expected start date could be September 2019.

Please apply by July 15th, 2019, by sending your application to applications@iit.it quoting exactly BC76866 – JP15 – Comp Vision & Machine Learning SW Engineer – LN in the e-mail subject. Your application shall contain a detailed CV, a motivation letter, and contact information of one or more references.

Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (http://www.iit.it) is a non-profit institution created with the objective of promoting technological development and higher education in science and technology. Research at IIT is carried out in highly innovative scientific fields with state-of-the-art technology.
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an equal opportunity employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

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Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

Contacts

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Involved Research lines
Humanoid Sensing and Perception

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