Senior Computer Vision Scientist

Job Locations US-CA-Sunnyvale
Posted Date 1 month ago(12/13/2021 9:45 PM)
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About this role 


Appen Tech team is solving the AI data problem by combining the power of humans and technology. This world-class and exciting engineering position awaits a qualified candidate, who will join Appen’s data science team. 


We are seeking a senior data scientist with hands-on expertise in computer vision, software development, and machine learning to build AI solutions to improve millions of annotators' efficiency at scale.  You get the opportunity to work with our global tech team from Shanghai, Silicon Valley, and Sydney. It is a leading data company with a start-up culture. And we only want people who want to make a huge impact on the AI world instead of just a job! 



  • Develop computer vision algorithms for automating manual annotation tasks, which include image/video/Lidar object detection, segmentation, and tracking, and many more use cases. 
  • Work with the teams to build human-in-the-loop AI/ML solutions in the computer vision domain to improve annotation efficiency and quality. 


Skills and Experience: 

  • MS or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or equivalent is required for this position. 
  • Minimum of 1-4 years of industry experience in AI/ML field 
  • Hands-on experience with software development, and data processing pipelines, 
  • Familiar with Python, or other programming languages. Experience in PyTorch or Tensorflow.  
  • Solid understanding of various deep learning and machine learning algorithms 
  • Good communications skills, both verbal and written in English 
  • Ability to work independently to research innovative solutions to challenging business problems. 


About Appen

Appen is a global leader in the development of high-quality, human-annotated datasets for machine learning and artificial intelligence. Appen brings over 20 years of experience capturing and enriching a wide variety of data types including speech, text, image and video. With deep expertise in more than 180 languages and access to a global crowd of over 1 million skilled contractors, Appen partners with technology, automotive and eCommerce companies — as well as governments worldwide — to help them develop, enhance and use products that rely on natural languages and machine learning.


At Appen, we value performance, honesty, humility, and grit. We persevere and remain focused, whilst maintaining agility to achieve quality outcomes and exceed expectations. We’re truth tellers – respectfully of course. We take accountability for our actions and believe in giving and receiving direct feedback. We give credit where credit is due and show gratitude to others for their contributions. We seek diverse perspectives as we recognize the value in teamwork and collaboration. Through grit, we take ownership, and we don’t give up.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



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