[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] . Jibo the first social robot for the home needs a Lead Vision Scientist to help him 'see' better!

Scott Hand scott.hand at jibo.com
Fri Oct 20 12:42:16 PDT 2017

Jibo is a Boston based startup company.  Builders of the first social robot
for the home by the same name...  We think Jibo is pretty cool and he would
like to meet you.

Jibo recognizes the voices and faces of your friends and family, can take a
great picture, and is entertaining and useful in a myriad of ways.
He needs someone to come along and join our adventure to help him see his
family and friends much better.

Lead Vision Scientist

We are looking for an experienced vision scientist who has a background in
effective real-time vision algorithms and has experience providing
technical leadership.  In this role, you will work with the vision team to
create and execute research and development plans to improve the object
detection, tracking, and identification capabilities of the robot.  You
will keep track of the latest research, provide a leading voice for Jibo on
object recognition at conferences and by publishing, and interact with the
robot architecture and hardware teams on the design of next generation
robots.  Position reports to the CTO.

Required experience and qualifications:

   - PhD in computer science or equivalent experience with background
   research in computer vision preferable in real-time vision
   - Hands-on experience integrating and building embedded technologies
   using embedded processors
   - Experience and familiarity with the latest cloud computer vision
   techniques and general machine learning.
   - Expertise in signal processing
   - Experienced with distributed computer architectures
   - At least 3 years of technical leadership post PhD in either a research
   center or commercial setting
   - Demonstrated success in reducing theory to practice and delivering
   working systems
   - Strong written and verbal communication skills
   - Ability to work in a fast-paced startup environment

Desired skills & qualifications:

   - Expertise in C/C++ and CUDA
   - Familiarity with a broad range of open source computer vision projects
   - Direct management experience beyond team technical leadership

If interested please respond via email to scott.hand at jibo.com
<ellen.schneider at jibo.com>, we look forward to hearing from you.

*Scott Hand*
*Sr Technical Recruiter *
 *Jibo, Inc.*
230 Congress Street, Boston MA 02110
scott.hand at jibo.com <ellen.schneider at jibo.com>, C: 857 636-2414

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