About Us

Iris Automation Inc is building an AI-based air safety system that helps unpiloted aircraft see the world how pilots do. By ensuring that autonomous aircraft are able to fly safely when other systems fail, the company's technology is the critical missing piece that enables the widespread use of commercial drones, urban air mobility and more. Iris Automation is based in San Francisco and is led by a team with experience at NASA, Boeing, and Nvidia, including PhDs in computer vision. The company has secured 2 patents with 3 additional applications in review, and was recognized by the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International as the most important innovator for its 2020 XCELLENCE award.

The Role:

As a Computer Vision Engineer you will be at the center of our core mission, building state of the art technologies. You will be researching new and innovative 3D computer vision solutions to perception problems in autonomous drones.

What You’ll Do:

  • Craft, implement and test computer vision algorithms for tasks such as object tracking, multi-view geometry estimation, image enhancement, visual SLAM
  • Generate innovative ideas and build them into systems delivered to customers
  • Investigate, prioritize, and implement methods for evaluating different parts of our core computer vision system

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Masters degree in a related field (CS, Physics, Computer Vision) or related
  • Ability to quickly iterate real-world solutions based on theoretical understanding
  • At least one year of professional experience working on Computer Vision problems using C++
  • Solid understanding of 3D Computer Vision

Desirable Skills:

  • PhD or 3 years of professional hands-on experience working on Computer Vision problems in at least two of the following subjects:
    • Image Enhancement
    • Image Filtering
    • Object Tracking
    • 3D Estimation
    • 3D Reconstruction
    • SfM
    • SLAM
  • Familiarity with real time development in C++.
  • Experience with drones, cameras, or mobile robotics.

Our Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Short-Term Disability
  • 401k
  • Flexible PTO and 10 U.S. holidays
  • Paid parental leave to spend time with the newest addition(s) to your family
  • Wellness stipend
  • Professional Development

We are an equal opportunity employer who values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

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