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Senior Computer Vision Engineer at RightHand Robotics
Somerville, MA, US

RightHand Robotics (RHR) is building a world-class team to solve the biggest problem in ecommerce logistics: how to fulfill orders, despite demand that’s growing at six times the rate of available labor. Our cutting-edge robotic picking systems manipulate hundreds of thousands of items -- it’s a software-driven, hardware-enabled technology that meets the increasing demands of e-commerce order fulfillment and other industries.

We’re looking for a Senior Computer Vision Engineer.

Our Software, Research and Development team -- is seeking a Senior Computer Vision Engineer to join the team. In this role you will be primarily responsible for developing and maintaining our proprietary suite of pixel-level and geometric vision algorithms (e.g., calibration, 3D reconstruction) in our multi-camera system. These algorithms are the foundation that enables our fleet of robots to precisely interact with its workspace. This provides an opportunity to have a major impact on our product by contributing software that regularly ships to all of our customers.

You Will:

    Develop and maintain new image processing and computer vision algorithms to improve the RightPick piece-picking system
    Work directly with our robots at RHR’s headquarters to prototype and validate algorithms
    Collaborate with other engineering teams to deploy your solutions to address customer needs

You Have:

    A Ph.D. in computer vision or closely-related discipline with a minimum 10 years professional experience (or a Master’s degree with minimum 15 years professional experience)
    5+ years software engineering experience in both C++ and Python
    Experience in a production software development environment (version control, automated testing, build tools)
    Extensive knowledge of classical vision algorithms (feature extraction and matching, structure from motion, calibration, 3D reconstruction, segmentation)
    Strong linear algebra and geometry skills
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Bonus Points:

    Experience with numpy, OpenCV, PCL and working with point cloud data
    Experience with RGB-depth cameras
    Experience with deep learning, in particular TensorFlow and Keras
    Production-grade software developmen​t

We offer:

    Passionate and fun teammates.
    Flexible vacation and work schedule.
    Generous premium coverage for medical and dental plans.
    Robots, galore!

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce at all job levels.  We don’t just accept diversity — we celebrate it, we support it, and we know it benefits our employees, our products, our partners, and our community.  We encourage individuals to apply regardless of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy status, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, and/or any other characteristics unrelated to merit.  At RightHand Robotics, we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our employees.