[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Senior Computer Vision Engineer ­- 2D / 3D Image Segmentation (Boston) - Essess Inc.

Jan Falkowski jan.falkowski at essess.com
Wed Nov 4 11:35:18 PST 2015

We're hiring at Essess (www.essess.com) for a Senior 2D/3D Computer 
Vision Engineer. Our tech-stack utilizes a number of integrated robotic 
sensor technologies and software tools, and we've got some very 
experienced roboticists leading our technical team. Please take a look 
at the job posting below as well or on our website:


Inquiries should be sent to [jobs at essess dot com]


Jan Falkowski
Chief Technology Officer
51 Melcher Street, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02210



Senior Computer Vision Engineer - 2D / 3D Image Segmentation (Boston)

Brief Description:

Essess (www.essess.com) is seeking a motivated Computer Vision and 3D 
Data Engineer to be key part of our fast-paced product development team 
to help create cutting-edge energy loss detection and diagnostics 
products for home and building properties. The Senior Computer Vision 
Engineer will build systems capable of identifying buildings and 
building components from large data sets of high-resolution and 
high-throughput 2D imaging and 3D point cloud data utilizing 
segmentation and machine learning techniques.

The ideal candidate will have experience or expertise in 2D image 
processing and computer vision, 3D point cloud data, machine learning, 
and will bring an analytical approach to solving complex real-world 

Full Description:

Essess is all about leveraging cutting edge technology to enable energy 
efficiency. Our products identify hot spots in building infrastructures 
using customized multi-sensor hardware and software systems that  
capture and process data for millions of buildings. Through the use of 
robotics, computer vision, and big data analysis, we deliver 
high-throughput, actionable, thermal analyses of building envelopes 
without the  need for on-site visits, thus providing a meaningful 
solution to address climate change while reducing energy costs.

You will:

- Design and implement computer vision systems to characterize and 
classify building energy issues using thermal, night-vision and LIDAR data
- Characterize algorithm performance with real-world data gathered from 
field trials
- Support production deployment of computer vision algorithms over 
city-scale data sets
- Take ownership for whole components of product development
- Work with a small team in a fast-paced environment focused on the 
development and productization of algorithms for real-world applications

Job requirements:

- 5+ yr experience developing computer vision solutions utilizing object 
recognition, segmentation, tracking
- 3+ yr Python (preferred) or C++ development experience
- Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a 
related field
- Strong analytical and mathematical ability working in 2D/3D problem 
- Good interpersonal skills, oral/written communication and idea 
- Linux, scripting, and version control experience

Additional desired skills:

- OpenCV, PIL, Point Cloud Library (pcl), NumPy or similar library 
- Robot Operating System (ROS) and/or experience with computer vision 
for robotic applications
- LIDAR / 3D data algorithm development
- Experience with Amazon Web Services and Amazon Mechanical Turk
- Database programming experience
- SLAM or pose estimation algorithm experience
- GIS or mapping experience

What's in it for you?

- A great opportunity to work with a technology team that is defining 
new markets in the growing domain of energy optimization
- Tremendous growth opportunity; competitive compensation package 
including base salary, stock and benefits

Please send your resume to [jobs at essess.com]. Candidates must be 
authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any 
employer. If you have a code repository or portfolio of your work, 
please include the link in your submission. No recruiters please.

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