Staff Research Engineer
Posted on 3/9/2023
Burlingame, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Computer Vision
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience training and deploying deep learning models for computer vision or multimodal learning
  • Experience with data engineering and ML Operations for reliable deployment of DL models
  • Solid software engineering foundation and commitment to writing clean, well-architected code (in Python or C++, preferably both)
  • Real experience prototyping, training, optimizing, and deploying deep neural networks
  • Ability to read and contextualize scientific papers and literature in computer vision
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, collaborative, small team environment
  • Master's or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline
  • Leverage breakthrough progress in multimodal AI to build total scene understanding for the most advanced productized robots in the world
  • Design and implement deep learning solutions that solve real world problems such as multimodal search/retrieval/captioning/visual question answering for large image/video libraries, text-to-image modeling for generative applications, zero-shot and few shot detection/classification/segmentation, outlier detection
  • Design, adapt, optimize and fine-tune deep networks using large language-image model backbones for real world use cases
  • Design data engineering, prompt engineering and de-biasing methods for robust model performance
  • Refine and optimize models for low-latency on embedded hardware and cloud
  • Characterize and quantify the performance of the DL systems
  • Research and prototype new approaches
  • Be a generalist helping out on all aspects of the software when needed
  • For some positions the pay may be dependent upon the individual's regional location
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201-500 employees

Flying tools robotics
Company Overview
Skydio's mission is to make the world more productive, creative, and safe with autonomous flight. The company manufactures and distributes drones for various applications.
  • Child Care & Parental Leave - Family Medical Leave, Flexible Work Schedule, Generous Parental Leave
  • Health & Wellness Benefits - Dental Benefits, Disability Insurance, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance, Onsite Gym, Vision Benefits, Wellness Programs, Mental Health Benefits
  • Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
  • 401(K)
  • Generous PTO, Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Days
Company Core Values
  • Accountability
  • Transparency
  • Protection of privacy and civil liberties