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Computer Vision Engineer

Second Spectrum

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Computer Vision Engineer

Computer Vision Engineer

Lausanne, Switzerland
Computer Vision

Second Spectrum was founded in 2013 in Los Angeles. Our mission is to revolutionize the world of sports through intelligence. We are currently working with over two-thirds of NBA teams and provide analytic tools for coaches and players to help them improve their game. In addition, Second Spectrum helps broadcasters better display sport games. Recently, Second Spectrum signed a 7-year deal with the NBA to be its official player tracking provider. The Swiss office is in charge of all aspects of the Computer Vision and Deep Learning technologies, and will be taking a central part in the NBA deal.
Second Spectrum is seeking a Computer Vision Engineer to join our team in Switzerland. At Second Spectrum, part of our vision is to teach computers to understand all aspects of sports competitions. A key component of that is extracting information from video.

Education and Experience:

    • New graduate from a leading international university, preferably in the United States, with a study experience in another country.
    • Major in computer science with a strong background in Computer Vision and Deep learning (artificial intelligence).  
    • Work experience in a young and dynamic start-up environment.
    • Experience as a young entrepreneur in the start-up environment would be an asset.
    • Research experience in an academic institution.
    • Strong knowledge of American sports leagues and culture, including NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS.
    • Fluent in English (spoken and written), spent at least 5 years in an English-speaking country.
    • Experience of living in Switzerland.

Ideal Candidates Should Have:

    • Experience with computer vision techniques and applications, including camera calibration, object recognition, and tracking.
    • Understanding of the mathematical underpinnings of various computer vision and machine learning algorithms.
    • Experience with code optimization, parallel programming, and GPU (CUDA) programming.
    • A strong work ethic.
    • Team-oriented engineering habits.
    • Excited about team sport, both as a player and as a fan.
    • Aptitude for learning new technologies and disseminating experience.
    • A willingness to contribute ideas.

Key Responsibilities:

    • Understand and master the entire code base of the computer vision team.
    • Design, prototype and implement computer vision algorithms.
    • Develop clean, efficient and maintainable code and debugging.
    • Test new software.
    • Document development, bugs and corrections in the internal knowledge sharing system (git and internal wiki).
    • Review code of other members of the Computer Vision team.
    • Contribute to the engineering good practices of the entire company.
    • Participate in weekly team meetings and weekly readings of academic papers.
    • Keep up with the latest innovation and techniques by attending international computer vision conferences.  

As a general approach, we interview for aptitude over specific technologies or languages. However, you will be expected to speak to anything listed on your resume/CV.
We offer an amazing work environment in the small and lovely town of Morges. The office is 5 minutes away from the train station and the lake is only 30 seconds away.