Research Scientist

Menlo Park, CA

Onsite  -  IT - Research / Researcher  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-08335

Title: Research Scientist

Location: Onsite in Burlingame, CA

Duration: 12 months + potential for extension

Compensation: $50-$75/hr

Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the U.S.

For this client, the goal is to explore, innovate and design novel interfaces and hardware subsystems for the next generation of virtual, augmented, and mixed reality experiences. We are looking for a skilled and motivated Deep Learning Research Engineer, to develop and apply state-of-the-art self-supervised learning techniques for wristband/hand-based inputs.

The ideal candidate would have a signal processing background with experience in both CV and time series data preprocessing and modeling. More broadly, the chosen candidate will work with a diverse and highly interdisciplinary team of researchers and engineers and will have access to cutting edge technology, resources, and testing facilities.

Minimum qualifications:

PhD with 3+ years (or MS with 5+ years) of experience in Deep Learning, Robotics, Statistics, Computer Science, Signal Processing, or a related area
Proven track record of implementing Deep Learning pipelines and deploying models
Proficiency in Python, PyTorch, and software best practices (code reviews, version control)
Proven track record of achieving significant results (patents, shipped products, publications at leading AI conferences like NeurIPS, ICLR, and CVPR)


Data quality control, clean up, preprocessing and featurization
Developing and applying state-of-the-art self-supervised learning algorithms to train and evaluate models
Developing robust benchmarking workflows and pipelines for offline and online model performance evaluation
Developing online learning algorithms that improve model accuracy in real-time

Collaborating with research engineers and scientists on software platforms for data analysis and real-time human-system interactions
Regularly reporting on project status, delivering high-quality code with thorough documentation, and effectively communicating updates through presentations and written reports

Preferred qualifications

Experience with online and offline signal processing of biological time series data and sensor-fusion techniques
Familiarity with AR/VR technologies and literature
Experience with multi-task learning, few-shot learning, semi-supervised learning

Experience applying machine learning or other signal processing techniques to noisy sensor data in real-time, interactive applications (e.g., IMU, cameras, EMG)

Our benefits package includes: (EXCLUDE on perm placements)

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Competitive pay
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • …and much more!

About INSPYR Solutions

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