Data Scientist

to join Imagga's technology team

Imagga's technology team seeks applications for a data scientist position.
We are especially looking for applicants with strong background in some of the following fields: image analysis & recognition; computer vision; image classification; pattern recognition; machine learning; deep learning; data science, statistics, data mining; though applicants with backgrounds in other related areas of computer science and engineering will also be considered.

Imagga is one of the leading platforms in the world of cloud-based APIs for automated image recognition, categorisation and tagging, intended for developers and businesses. Imagga's technology and services help companies make sense of their large-scale dynamic image collections and monetize them.

Role:

The job provides the opportunity to deal with the gathering, curation, annotation, mining and in general creation, structuring and understanding of very large and diverse collections of training photos and videos, which are used by Imagga’s tech team for training of image recognition and tagging models. You will work on a daily basis with Imagga’s core tech, development and research teams. You will also work with some of Imagga’s clients who need custom categorisation and training by providing technical support to them.

Required skills:

  • Data-oriented personality
  • Good data models and applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
  • Good familiarity with and understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.
  • Good familiarity with and understanding of deep learning and neural networks
  • Hands-on experience with image processing and filtering
  • Experience with one of the common data science toolkits, such as R, MatLab, Weka, NumPy, etc
  • Good scripting and programming skills
  • Some programming experience in C/C++ or Python
  • Strong team spirit
  • Very good English communication skills (oral and written)

Preferred additional skills:

  • Experience with data visualisation tools, such as D3.js, GGplot, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge in one or several of the following fields: image classification and recognition, deep learning, convolutional neural networks, face recognition
  • Hands on experience with some of the following tools and libraries: Caffe, Nvidia DIGITS, Theano, Torch, Tensorflow

Location: Sofia, Bulgaria


To apply for this position, please send your CV and short list of references

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