Head of Research

Recruiter
Recruitment Doctor Ltd
Location
Manchester
Salary
From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is an award-winning computer vision and machine learning company passionate about innovative, useful and intuitive software tools that meet a specific market need.

They are changing the world of home decoration and interior design through the application of advanced computer vision techniques pioneered in house.

This platform allows users to take a picture of a room with their phone/tablet and automatically walls, floors, ceilings, objects and lighting conditions are recognised in those rooms. The user can then render wallpapers, carpets, paints, artwork and furniture in that room.

Our Manchester based client is seeking a Head of Research to lead the company’s research and development efforts.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Align the business’s R&D efforts with business objectives.
  • Deliver robust, working technology that solves computer vision and machine learning problems.
  • Manage of the research team to define and deliver research objectives.
  • Provide strategic guidance for the company’s overall technical direction.
  • Represent the company’s technological development to external clients and the public.
  • Key skills and requirements:

  • Proven background in developing and deploying robust solutions to computer vision and machine learning problems.
  • PhD in an area related to computer vision and machine learning.
  • Knowledgeable about the state-of-the-art techniques in the following areas:
  • Deep learning, convolutional neural networks.
  • 3D computer vision, SLAM, structure from motion.
  • Image segmentation.
  • Object detection
  • Experience running a R&D team in an agile environment and delivering on business objectives.
  • Strong software development skills and knowledge of the computer vision and machine learning and computer vision software ecosystem. Ideally, experience with Python and C++.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Broad technical knowledge of application architectures.
  • In return our client offers a basic salary of £45,000 to £55,000 depending on experience.

    If you feel you match or indeed exceed these requirements and wish to apply, please send us your CV along with a covering letter quoting reference number RD1700.

    Noble HR Solutions trading as Recruitment Doctor is acting as an Employment Agency in this matter.