Tinder is hiring a

Computer Vision Scientist

Los Angeles, United States

Tinder brings people together. With tens of millions of users and a presence in every country on earth, our reach is expansive—and rapidly growing. Your work here can change the world. We have a small, dedicated Engineering team with one of the highest ratios of users to engineers in the industry, making every member of the team critical to our success. We are looking for a Computer Vision Scientist to implement computer vision and image recognition technologies to provide new, exciting features to our customers. If you are a relentless problem-solver—if you can transform large amounts of data into sound recommendations to improve the user experience—we want to hear from you.

In this Computer Vision Engineer role you will: 

  • Use the latest advances in neural networks and computer vision to bring new experiences for our customers
  • Develop and deploy cloud software frameworks for computer vision processing
  • Integrate computer vision processing with other services on Tinder

We're looking for:

  • PhD (in computer vision (CV), machine learning, or related technical fields)
  • Experience working on applied CV projects. Examples include (but are not limited to) optical character recognition (OCR), object detection and recognition, image classification, and visual question answering (VQA) etc.
  • Understanding of state-of-the-art deep learning techniques
  • Solid understanding of CNN, RNN, supervised and unsupervised learning, optimization techniques
  • Proficiency in at least one of Python, Scala, and/or R/Matlab
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

Bonus points if you have:

  • Expertise in deep neural network and its applications to real world problems
  • Experience with one or more deep learning frameworks such as Caffe, Theano, Torch, TensorFlow, DL4J
  • Experience using GPU programming such as CUDA or OpenCL is a plus
  • Experience in designing and building highly scalable distributed CV models
  • Hands-on experience in big data framework such as Spark and Hadoop
  • Proficiency in one or more: C++, Java, Scala
  • A strong record of publications in top conferences such as CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, PAMI
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
As part of our team, you’ll enjoy:
  • The hustle of a startup with the impact of a global business
  • Tremendous opportunity to solve some of the industry’s most exciting problems
  • Working with an extraordinary team of smart, creative, fun and highly motivated people
  • Comprehensive health coverage, competitive salary, 401(k) match and meaningful equity
  • Unlimited vacation and flexible working hours
  • Daily catered lunches, endless supply of refreshments, basketball court, fitness classes and social events
  • Modern, uplifting work environment in an ideal location

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