Head of Research

Recruiter
Recruitment Doctor Ltd
Location
Manchester
Salary
From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted
15 Apr 2017
Closes
15 May 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.

As part of their continued success they are now seeking a Head of Research to lead their research and development efforts based in Manchester.

Main responsibilities include:

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

  • A proven background in developing and deploying robust solutions to computer vision and machine learning problems.
  • A PhD in an area related to computer vision and machine learning.
  • Have a working knowledge of state-of-the-art techniques including: Deep learning, convolutional neural networks, 3D computer vision, SLAM, structure from motion, Image segmentation and Object detection
  • Previous experience of running a R&D team in an agile environment and delivering on business objectives.
  • Possess strong software development skills and knowledge of the computer vision and machine learning and computer vision software ecosystem.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be self-motivated.
  • Possess broad technical knowledge of application architectures.
  • It may be an advantage if you:

  • Had experience working with Python and C++.
  • 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 RD1760.

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