R&D Software Engineer

  • Sony Advanced Visual Sensing AG
  • Schlieren, ZH, Switzerland
  • 11/04/2022
Full time Data Engineering Big Data Data Management Software Engineering

Job Description

Full Job Description

Join the Sony family and shape how the global leader in image sensors enables new applications through innovative algorithms and software. As an R&D Software Engineer at Sony AVS you will develop both novel computer vision solutions leveraging the cutting-edge Sony vision sensor technology as well as other software with a focus on Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence and/or Data Science.
Have you ever wondered if Computer Vision could be done differently - better - using new sensors? With you on our team, we will figure this out. You will develop deep insights into the full Computer Vision technology stack and have a unique opportunity to directly impact future sensor and system designs.
Join us and spark a new generation of vision-powered devices across the globe.
You will:
  • Become part of the world-leading image sensor company and shape how future software and AI algorithms perceive the world
  • Develop cutting-edge, novel Computer Vision algorithms, sensors and systems
  • Develop and deploy software frameworks, tools and products
  • Take ownership and follow your innovations from idea to product prototype
  • Be part of a dynamic R&D team focused on solving challenging problems that enable new and exciting applications
  • Collaborate closely with our computer vision, AI and hardware experts for best system performance
  • Work in a multi-cultural environment that spans engineering sites from Japan, Europe, and North America across the Sony Group organization
You should have:
  • MSc in Computer Science or similar field; industry practice in software engineering is beneficial
  • Excellent communication skills, fluency in English
  • Curiosity and desire to challenge why things are done the way they are
  • Ability to optimize priorities based on company-wide objectives
You can set yourself apart if you have:
  • Experience with modern software development methodologies and principles
  • Experience with Computer Vision, Machine Learning and/or Deep Learning algorithms
  • Experience with various sensing modalities such as conventional CMOS cameras, event-based cameras, LIDAR, ToF, IMU, structured light etc.
  • Knowledge of electronics, e.g. experience with prototyping of PCBs etc.
Sony Advanced Visual Sensing (AVS) is a Sony Semiconductor Solutions company based in Zurich, Switzerland and a former spin-off of the University of Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich). We develop novel computer vision algorithms, vision sensors and sensing systems based on our world-leading sensing expertise, including event-based cameras, CMOS cameras and depth sensors.
Sony Semiconductor Solutions is the world market leader in image sensors, and it is very likely that you knowingly or unknowingly already take your photos with a Sony image sensor. Sony is now using its technological advantage to conquer new fields and if you join us, you will be at the forefront of these activities. We are proud to be ranked at the top of the world's most innovative companies while being an honoree of the World's Most Ethical Companies award.
If this sounds like your next adventure, we’re looking forward to hearing from you!
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