Sony US Research Center, San Jose, CA is seeking to welcome the best and the brightest into our world-class R&D team, and if you’re up to the challenge, we’d love to see what you’ve got. We’re inventing right here the technology and products that go on to touch customer’s lives all over the world, and soon we could be working to bring your ideas to life.
Investigate and utilize complex engineering and mathematical principles to develop core technologies.
Contribute to research projects that develop a variety of algorithms and systems in computer vision, image and video analysis.
Assess and improve algorithm performance on a variety of platforms.
Analyze and determine system standards and test procedures.
Evaluate identifiable factors and demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
Advance the state-of-the-art in the field, including generating patents.
Prototype and implement image and video analysis product components.
Work with researchers in global locations to understand algorithm requirements and deliver high-quality solutions.
Ph.D. Degree in Biomedical/Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science
Strong knowledge of fundamentals in computer vision and image/video analysis, including Deep Learning
Must be self-motivated and creative, with proven analytical skills, excellent research record, and ability to communicate effectively
Flexibility and adaptability to work and collaborate with researchers in global locations
Must be able to travel domestically and internationally if required
Must be authorized to work in the USA
Strong theoretical and practical background in Computer Vision, Image and Video analysis, specifically Object Detection, Tracking, Segmentation, Optical Flow, Optimization, Generative Models, Biological Imaging are strong plus
Proven ability to develop new research ideas as demonstrated by a strong publication record and early developments to the level of a working system prototype is a strong plus
Excellent programming skills in Python/Matlab and C/C++ is a strong plus
Solid knowledge on Deep Learning frameworks such as Caffe, Torch/PyTorch, TensorFlow, MXNet, or NNabla is a strong plus
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