Computer Vision/Machine Learning Research Engineer (Remote)

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Job Description

Samsung SmartThings is rapidly growing its audio/video artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) team and is seeking a research engineer with experience in creating computer vision machine learning models and technologies to contribute to AI/ML initiatives across SmartThings and Samsung products. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join a team of other machine learning experts and to make key contributions to our team's research and development.The research engineer will work within an ecosystem of mobile apps, smart embedded devices, cloud-based backend services, and cutting-edge consumer electronics, contributing to the evolution of the Internet of Things, and will be responsible for end-to-end aspects of model creation and deployment. Samsung SmartThings is rapidly growing its audio/video artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) team and is seeking a research engineer with experience in creating computer vision machine learning models and technologies to contribute to AI/ML initiatives across SmartThings and Samsung products. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join a team of other machine learning experts and to make key contributions to our team's research and development.

The research engineer will work within an ecosystem of mobile apps, smart embedded devices, cloud-based backend services, and cutting-edge consumer electronics, contributing to the evolution of the Internet of Things, and will be responsible for end-to-end aspects of model creation and deployment.

Key Responsibilities

Design, develop, customize and productionize cutting edge machine learning models in the domains of audio and video, including but not limited to object detection, image classification, segmentation, motion detection, temporal models
Create prototypes, proof of concepts and demos to showcase new technologies/features
Conduct research and stay up to date on recent conference papers to identify latest trends in computer vision, deep neural networks, and edge computing
Manage data collection and labeling efforts as it pertains to model generation and maintenance
Conduct experiments, perform analysis, and derive insights from data or model results that align with strategic product objectives
Ongoing development of SmartThings' codebase for efficient training and test pipelines and for model evaluation, maintaining and establishing best practices and high quality code standards
Effectively communicate and collaborate with other teams/members of the organization

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

PhD in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or MS with equivalent experience
Expertise designing, training and analyzing results of CNNs (for object detection, image classification, segmentation, etc.)
4+ years of experience with developing, testing and productionizing machine learning models
4+ years of programming experience with Python and/or C/C++
Expertise with AI/ML frameworks and libraries such as PyTorch, TensorFlow, Pandas, Numpy, and scikit-learn
Experience working with the Linux command line and cloud environments such as AWS
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

Nice to have:

Engineering experience working with modern video coding standards: RTP, RTSP, WebRTC, DASH, HEVC, H.264, AV1 or VVC etc.
Understanding of fundamental theories and practices of video coding and processing
Experience with agile methodologies
Experience working with global teams in Korea and India

Why You'll Love Working at SmartThings

You'll receive a competitive compensation package and comprehensive health benefits (medical, dental, vision, HSA with employer contribution, life & disability insurance, a competitive 401(k) with a 5% employer match, and more)
You'll have access to generous paid leave for parents, including 8 weeks Parental Leave and 8 more weeks for Childbirth Recovery Leave paid at 100%
You'll enjoy work/life flexibility through our unlimited PTO plan, Summer Fridays, 12 paid holidays each year, and an emphasis on work/life balance.
Our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging is embedded into our culture and our work, and you'll have opportunities to join forums and groups and participate in our ongoing projects.
We are a group of bright, kind, and goal-oriented people. You can be your authentic self here, and are empowered to encourage others to do the same!
We are a successful, fast-growing company at the forefront of IoT.
We are a technologically and data-driven business.
We are committed to our customers and developers.
We love solving problems, thinking creatively, and trying new things.
We believe in autonomy & taking initiative.
We take what we do seriously-we don't take ourselves seriously.
We have a smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas.

Compensation for this role for a candidate based in Colorado is expected to be between $107,056.00 and $149,878.00, and for a candidate in NYC is expected to be between $111,943.00 and $156,720.00, but may be higher or lower in other States due to geographic differentials in the labor market.