Algorithms group leader


  • Lead a team of 8-10 researchers and data scientists, focusing on deep learning, computer vision and text mining
  • Attract and retain top talent in the field of deep learning
  • Provide team members with guidance and decisions around algorithm and research topics and methodologies
  • Work closely with multiple stakeholders to define the scope, requirements timelines and project plans of complex, multi-disciplinary Machine learning projects
  • Oversee the entire development lifecycle, from problem definition, data collection, research, development, productization and measurements
  • Initiate and guide various long term research efforts, and build excellence in the field of deep learning for imaging data – including implementing the latest techniques and articles
  • Establish processes, common infrastructure, tools, automations and shared practices in the team to achieve maximal efficiency as well as high quality products

  • MSC/PHD in computer science, preferably in the field of machine learning/computer vision
  • 2+ years Experience in leading a team of 4+ senior data scientists/researchers
  • 3+ years of hands on development of complex machine learning models using modern frameworks and tools (ideally python based)
  • 1+ year of hands on experience with Deep learning using common open source frameworks and tools (Keras, TensorFlow, Theano etc.)
  • Strong project management skills, attention to detail
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Team player, positive and driven, fast learner
Desirable skills/qualifications

  • PHD – very strong advantage
  • Experience in computer vision – very strong advantage
  • Publications/public speaking experience in the field of Machine learning – strong advantage
  • Experience in engineering, especially working with CI, docker, Hadoop, and distributed systems – strong advantage