Focal Systems

Focal Systems is the industry leader in retail AI solutions. We are a Silicon Valley based startup that has more than doubled in size every year since our founding. We are a Deep Learning first company. Our mission is to automate and optimize brick and mortar retail using deep learning computer vision. Focal has been deployed at scale with the top retailers in the world. We recently closed our Series B funding and we’re growing! We are looking for smart, creative, and passionate people who love to learn, enjoy thinking critically, share our values and want to build a great and enduring company.


Why Focal Systems

  • Strong Values and Mission
    We are a tightly-knit mission-driven team with a strong set of core values that define our approach to business and have successfully guided us since in­ception.

  • Exceptional Team
    We are a team of hard-working, fun-loving professionals from some of the most eminent universities, research labs, and tech companies in the world. We pride ourselves on recruiting exceptional individuals to help us redefine the state-of-the-art.

  • Focus on YOUR Learning and Growth
    We want Focal to be both the best learning experience and financial decision of your life. For us to achieve this dual-mandate, we have to invest in YOU. This is why (among other things) we offer 4 hours a week of learning time for you to execute a learning plan to become the person you want to be in life. 

  • Outstanding Partners
    We work with 10+ of the largest retailers in the world and have a world-class roster of investors, advisors and partners to support & advise us in our endeavors.



We care deeply about the health, happiness, and wellbeing of all of our employees. We offer:

  • Competitive salary 
  • Health Insurance
  • Catered lunches
  • Paid Time Off
  • Quarterly Team Retreats
  • Education grants
  • Meaningful equity-grants in a very fast growing startup that is aiming for an IPO


Current Job Openings


Data Operations

Data Scientist
Burlingame, CA
Data Scientist
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Data Scientist - Poland
Burlingame, CA

Deep Learning


Firmware Lead Engineer - Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada


Web Development

Software Engineer - Mississauga
Mississauga Ontario

Go To Market

Customer Success


Content Marketing Manager
Burlingame, CA


Account Executive (Canada)
Mississauga, Ontario
Account Executive (US West)
San Francisco, CA

Human Resources



Field Operations

Field Service Technician, Alma
Alma, Quebec, Canada