Applied Scientist (Computer Vision)

| Kirkland
Who is Wyze?
Wyze is a tech startup based in Kirkland, WA.
We’re a team of innovators and tech geeks obsessed with making smart home products accessible to everyone. Our products are intuitive and easy to use, and we partner with our customers to add new features and continuously improve our products over time.
We believe customers shouldn’t have to compromise – beautifully designed smart home products should enrich people’s lives and be something everyone can afford. Since launching our first smart home camera, Wyze Cam, in October 2017, Wyze has continued to bring new, innovative products to our users. You can learn more about Wyze and our various products at
What the Opportunity is:
We are looking for experienced researchers as founding members of the scientist team to convert requirements into concrete deliverables using knowledge of computer vision, image recognition, machine learning, embedded or distributed systems. An Applied Scientist at Wyze will translate business and functional requirements into quick prototypes or proofs of concept. Be comfortable with a high degree of aambiguity and ability to solve problems that haven’t been solved to scale before are essential. As a founding member, you will also contribute to build the culture of the scientist team and establish the research fundamental for the coming team members.

Basic Qualifications

  • Completion of Master’s or Ph.D. degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Machine Learning, Math, Statistics or related fields with specialization in Computer Vision, Image recognition, robotics, machine learning, or deep learning
  • Theory and practice of designing experiments and statistical analysis of results
  • Experience in machine learning, algorithms, and computational complexity
  • Experience implementing algorithms in computer vision using both toolkits and self-developed code
  • Skills with Java, C++, R, MATLAB, Python, or similar scripting or programming languages
  • Experience solving business problems through machine learning, data mining, and statistical algorithms

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D in Engineering, Computer Science, Machine Learning, Math, Statistics or related fields with specialization in Computer Vision, image recognition, robotics, machine learning, or deep learning
  • Familiar with the core undergraduate curriculum of Computer Science
  • Algorithm development experience and understanding of computer vision algorithms
  • Technical fluency; comfortable understanding and discussing architectural concepts and algorithms, schedule trade-offs and new opportunities with technical team members.
  • Publications at conferences or journals
  • Experience with deep-learning technologies or robotics
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Comfortable presenting your beliefs clearly and compellingly in both verbal and written form
  • Specific computer vision skills in object detection, recognition, 3D computer vision, and/or tracking
  • Experience leveraging and augmenting large code base and computer vision/machine libraries/toolkits to deliver new solutions
  • Experience delivering production computer vision systems
  • Experience on deep learning model compression
  • Experience on embedded system and firmware development

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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What are Wyze Perks + Benefits

Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Wyze also provides 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Wyze provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Annually, Wyze employees receive 15 vacation days, 6 paid Holidays and an additional day of vacation for every year that you have been employed at Wyze, uncapped!
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 9 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea, kombucha, you name it!
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per week.
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
Dog friendly daily.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Wyze offers employees professional development opportunities like the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
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