Computer Vision & AI Research Engineer

Salary Competitive

State of the art Machine Learning and Computer Vision approaches are a necessity in automated drone and helicopter utility inspection. We are looking for researchers who are willing to apply the scientific method to the development of industry leading next-generation RGB-camera, HyperSpectral and LIDAR data processing systems. We expect a hands-on approach to bringing systems from bleeding-edge research to operational prototypes and into client-facing production.

We offer a unique opportunity to work in a challenging and exciting field, alongside a team of experts in the field. You will be provided with a chance to apply the latest and greatest algorithms alongside your ideas and further improvements in an environment where your opinions are really taken to heart. The work you will embark on here, will not only develop the future of remote sensing, but also the future of utility drone automation.

A prospective applicant should have:

  • A Masters or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, or related field.
  • Experience in the following fields: Computer Vision, Deep Learning and other Machine Learning methods, Object Detection, Few-Shot learning approaches, automated vegetative analysis and multi-spectral data analysis.
  • Strong experience in coding with Python and related frameworks: NumPy, SciPy, SciKit-Learn, Pandas, Jupyter, PyTorch (or similar machine learning frameworks: TensorFlow, Keras, etc.)
  • Experience in working as part of an agile software development team with a focus on continuous delivery. Here ability to transfer experimental models into working solutions, and integrate them with existing systems is a must.
  • Good communication and writing skills with a strong ability to translate leading edge research ideas into client facing propositions. We expect excellent English language skills, a working knowledge of Finnish is also a nice bonus


Bonus skills:

  • Experience in working with large scalable systems in the cloud (AWS S3, Kubernetes, Docker, AWS SageMaker, AWS EC2)
  • Strong statistical data analysis and information visualization skills (matplotlib, Bokeh, Seaborn, Dash, etc.)
  • Experience in working with Geo-Spatial and LiDAR data (GeoJSON, GeoPandas, Shapely, GDAL, PDAL, Fiona, laspy)
  • Experience in writing beautiful, straightforward, and easily maintainable code as part of a collaborative team (Git, RESTful APIs, etc.) 
  • Track record of publications at relevant conferences is a bonus (NeurIPS, CVPR, ICCV, ICRA, etc.)


Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Working at
Sharper Shape

Our Mission is to help electric network operators improve the reliability and safety of their assets. We deliver the most advanced integrated intelligence platform that combines automation, human and artificial intelligence for inspection services, enabling our customers to act proactively and minimize the risks of outages, wildfires and other incidents. By doing this we help saving lives and property. Programming is at our core. We operate around the world, our international team of more than 60 employees with more than 10 different nationalities is primarily situated in Finland and the west coast of USA. We work with “more than state of the art” technologies, such as LIDAR & other sensor technologies, drones & helicopters, AI/ML, Big Data (Peta bytes), Cloud etc. We create a digital twin (Virtual copy) of our customers environment and perform advanced technical/mathematical analysis to recognize potential risks related to their network, eg vegetation too close to the lines or broken components. We work closely in teams and support each other to succeed in our work. At Sharper Shape we have flexible working hours and remote work opportunities (also from other countries), The main office for Tech Development is located next to a metro station in Espoo, a 15 minute ride from the capital Helsinki. If you are a WIZARD in any of the following areas LIDAR, Hyperspectre, UH cameras, UV, Heath cameras, drone automation AWS, Golang, Python, Kubernetes, React, Kafka and interested in MEANINGFULL, technically challenging work – Contact us! WWW.SHARPERSHAPE.COM

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