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Senior Computer Vision Researcher (Object Recognition)

Anyvision Ltd

Closing Date: Applications accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis until 31/3/2018

AnyVision Research UK is a world-leading team of scientists and engineers that create AI for the Real World. With deployments and clients spanning the globe, we are recognised as leaders in the fields of Face recognition, Object recognition, Object detection, and Visual Target Tracking. As we grow in scope and ambition in 2019, we invite highly motivated, world-class computer vision researchers to apply to join us.

This role is to research and deliver new, cutting edge methods in the area of modern computer vision that can be deployed at multiple computational scales from cloud to low powered edge devices.

We are especially interested in talking to researchers who are excited about seeing their work used to make a difference in the real world and who have a passion for solving key challenges in areas as diverse as security, healthcare and sports analytics. At AnyVision you will have the chance to combine the best of academic research with world-changing engineering. Our scientists have the opportunity to publish in leading conferences, supervise doctoral-level research with our academic partners, give masterclasses in our School of AI and lead significant teams across geographical areas including London, New York, Belfast and Tel Aviv. We work with some of the biggest names in computing technology and are thought-leaders in AI for the Real World.

Essential Skills and Experience:

Candidates will have an excellent track record in leading research, and:

  • Hold a PhD in engineering science, computer vision or a related discipline from an internationally-recognised academic institution.
  • Have published 1st Author papers in major (i.e. A/A*, Tier 1) computer science conferences and journals e.g. at CVPR, NIPS, ICML, ICCV, ECCV, TPAMI, IJCV.
  • Having a track record of leading industrial research with a very strong and clear application to important problems in Computer Vision.
  • A demonstrable ability to develop and lead a major research programme in object detection and recognition.
  • Minimum 3 years of significant post-doctoral experience.
  • Excellent communication skills, especially of technical concepts and ideas.
  • An ability to contribute to AnyVision educational and technical training programmes

Desirable Skills:

  • Mastery of Machine learning frameworks (at least one of PyTorch, Caffe, Tensorflow, Scikit-Learn)
  • Excellent programming skills in Python and/or, C++
  • Familiarity with Git and the ability to deliver documented research and internal technical reports including benchmark results.
  • Track record of solving large scale machine learning problems by leading a team.
  • PhD in machine learning, computer vision or a related field.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills. Should be able to communicate research and evangelize our work at the highest levels both internally and externally.
  • Strong mathematical and statistical background.
  • Show understanding of the problem from data through to deployment targets and steer projects likewise.
  • Ability to work with multiple teams like Data, product and engineering to guide a project from concept to deployment.
  • Self-motivated and hardworking attitude.
  • Takes initiative

AnyVision provides an opportunity to guide fundamental research with our PhD students and encourages to maintain a publication track record in leading conferences and journals. AnyVision also provides a dynamic and collaborative work environment suited to driven individuals. The salary and benefits are more than competitive with industry leaders.


Salary is negotiable and highly competitive. Additional benefits include flexible working, including location (by agreement); a contributory pension scheme; structured annual bonus and 6 monthly performance review of salary; technical training; regular company social events and activities; private healthcare and gym membership.

More Information:

You are welcome to contact us to discuss any aspects of this job specification. Please ensure you send a complete CV and 1-page cover letter outlining your suitability for the job when contacting the HR team.


Location: Belfast
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 11th January 2019
Closes: 9th March 2019
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