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Senior Applied Scientist

About the Job:

The Samasource R&D department is responsible for our AI data annotation platform called Samahub.  Samahub is an on-line platform connecting Data Scientists with our ecosystem and community of agents to seamlessly receive, process and deliver high quality training data to our customers.

As a Senior Applied Scientist in our Machine Learning group, you will use your outstanding research and development skills to deliver compelling machine learning and computer vision solutions for the top Fortune 500 companies. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for developing and improving our technology to detect and track objects on images, videos and Lidar systems 
  • You will drive forward our computer vision and machine learning technology offering, from research to productization 
  • Through proper implementation and delivery, you will work collaboratively with Product Management and other ML scientists to deliver the best products and solutions to our customers.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD or Masters in machine learning, computer vision, image processing, or a related field, along with at least 5 years of industry experience.
  • Experience in carrying out machine learning projects, from prototype to delivery.
  • Proficient in Python and general OOP development.
  • Experience with deep learning frameworks such as TensorFlow or Pytorch, and computer vision frameworks such as OpenCV.
  • Familiarity with scientific computing libraries such as numpy, pandas, scikit.
  • Can develop and prototype new machine learning techniques, and run experiments to systematically improve model accuracy.
  • Understanding of service-oriented architectures.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Contribution to research communities and/or efforts, including publishing papers at conferences such as NeurIPS, ICML, CVPR, JMIV, SPIE, etc.
  • Experience with cloud Infrastructure (AWS, GCP, Azure).
  • Comfortable working with a distributed team.

 

About Samasource:

25% of the Fortune 50 trust Samasource to deliver secure, high-quality training data and validation for the technology teams driving humanity forward. From self-driving cars to smart hardware, Samasource fuels AI. Founded over a decade ago, we’re experts in image, video and sensor data annotation and validation for machine learning algorithms in industries including automotive, navigation, AR/VR, biotech, agriculture, manufacturing, and e-commerce. Our staff are driven by a mission to expand opportunity for low-income people through the digital economy, and our social business model has helped lift over 50,000 people out of poverty.

 

Our Culture:

Samasource is quite unique. We are a technology company with a social mission. People that thrive in a high growth environment, love working on the bleeding edge of technology, and really care about having a positive impact on the world are a great fit for the Samasource culture. Our core values are grit, integrity, humanity, and GTD (Get Things Done).

 

Our Benefits:
Samasource offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and a full benefits package, including: medical, dental, and vision insurance, long-term disability insurance, life and AD&D insurance, employer-matching Group RRSP, generous holiday and vacation policies, sabbaticals, a monthly fitness stipend, and professional development opportunities.

 

At Samasource, we take pride in being a diverse and equal opportunity employer.

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