Computer Vision Scientist

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent


  • Research and develop novel computer vision algorithms for implementation in real-time systems
  • Develop and implement image and video-based algorithms for automated detection, tracking, and classification of materials and targets in hyperspectral images
  • Optimize algorithms to overcome challenges presented by real-world data
  • Provide feedback on image quality to help drive improvement in overall system performance
  • Lead research activities for ongoing government and commercial projects and products
  • Collaborate on proposals, grants, and publications in the area of algorithm development
  • Collect data as warranted to support the algorithm development efforts
  • Work directly with scientists to understand instruments and phenomenology of collected data
  • Work directly with software engineers to implement algorithms into commercial software products

Education & Experience:

  • MS or PhD in Computer Science, Robotics, Engineering, Applied Math, or the Physical Sciences with an emphasis in computer vision, image processing, or machine learning
  • 3+ years experience with Matlab, OpenCV, or other high performance numerical computation libraries; Experience with C# is a plus
  • Extensive experience with computer vision algorithms such as object recognition, target tracking, geolocation, and multi-sensornimage registration and fusion; Experience with Neural Networks is a plus
  • Experience with standard imaging processing techniques such as image filtering, segmentation, and feature extraction
  • Experience with adapting algorithms for real-world data
  • Well versed in current algorithm literature
  • Experience with hyperspectral image analysis and with multivariate statistical techniques such as pattern recognition, calibration, classification, and optimization
  • Experience with statistics is a plus
  • A willingness/ability to travel; In support of field trials, for example
  • US Citizenship preferred with willingness and ability to successfully obtain government security clearance