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Senior R&D Engineer, Computer Vision (Outward, Inc.)

Date: Jun 25, 2019

Location: San Jose, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-15179
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Location: San Jose, CA

About Outward, Inc.:

Outward, Inc. is based in San Jose, CA and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Williams Sonoma, Inc. (www.outwardinc.com)

At Outward Inc. our vision is to 'lower the friction' with regards to all aspects of the customer shopping journey for our retail customers globally. We do this by offering cutting edge technology solutions that enable new and intuitive experiences and top-notch product visualizations. We are continuously pushing the boundaries of how 3D, AR/ VR, and web technologies will drive the next generation shopping experience. Our mission is to deepen consumer connections with the products that matter and deliver best-in-class experiences.

Summary:

We're looking for talented researchers to join our applied R&D group working on problems in imaging, computer vision, graphics, and machine learning.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Required Skills & Qualifications:

* MSc or Ph.D. in CS, EE, Applied Math or similar field
* 4 -- 10 years professional experience shipping product at scale
* Self-motivated with excellent problem solving and communication skills
* A solid foundation in computer vision:

* Key areas of interest include SLAM, multiple view geometry, point cloud reconstruction
* Design and implementation of 3D scanning methods
* Experience with scientific libraries such as NumPy, scikit-learn, image manipulation libraries like OpenCV
* Experience with performance analysis including using low-level tools like profilers for identifying performance issues

Desirable Skills (Nice-to-have):

* A solid foundation in rendering, plus:

* Key areas of interest include physically based rendering, global illumination
* Creating real-time rendering effects using current and upcoming graphics APIs OpenGL, Direct3D 11/12
* Background in relevant industries including video game development, rendering software or visual effects in film
* Experience with low-level graphics APIs and GPGPU programming - OpenGL, CUDA, etc.

Outward's Benefits & Perks:

* Competitive Salary, Paid Time Off, Sick Days
* Health, Vision, Dental Insurance and 401(k)
* Catered Lunches 2 times a week and a kitchen with snacks and drinks
* Extremely friendly and fun staff and management
* Office dogs! Bring your furry pals to work!

Outward, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Outward, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the California Fair Employment Act (AB 1008), or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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