Canon USA & Affiliates Scientist, Software Research (computer vision, machine learning) in Irvine, California
We have an opportunity in Irvine, CA to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment to lead the research and development of computer vision technologies and their applications.
This position is full time and offers a hybrid work schedule requiring you to be in the office Mondays and Wednesday and an option to work from home the remainder of the week (unless a specific business need arises requiring in office attendance on other days). Note that work schedules and office reporting requirements may change from time to time based on business needs.
Carry out independent research and development software projects in one or more of the following areas:
Computer Vision Applications
3D computer vision and modeling
Real-time vision applications
Generative Adversarial Networks
Virtual and Augmented Reality
Image time-series analysis
Lighting condition analysis
Photogrammetry and/or optical reflectance models
Image and video analysis and understanding
Machine learning including state of the art deep learning applications
Keep current on latest trends and research in the above areas
Contribute to Canon’s intellectual property portfolio
Work with existing team on investigations, software products, and software prototypes
Please note : We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, orders and mandates, including those we may be required to follow as a federal government contractor/subcontractor
Strong mathematical background and ability to apply it to new problems
Strong written and oral communication skills
Working experience in C/C++ and/or Python
Experience with libraries such as OpenCV, libgphoto, keras/tensorflow
A proven track record of innovation
The ability to work in a highly collaborative, fast moving, multi-cultural environment
Experience working in an Agile environment is desired
Experience with software development for imaging devices is a plus
The company will not pursue or support visa sponsorship for this position.
About our Company - Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $30.4 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2020† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2020. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA.
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Company Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Requisition ID 26449
Position Type Full-Time