Machine Learning/Computer Vision Scientist (m/f)


Sat, 07 Jan 2017 07:56:38 GMT


Machine Learning/Computer Vision Scientist (m/f)
We are looking for a Machine Learning/Computer Vision Scientist (m/f) in our great office in Berlin

Your opportunity..

We are now building Hermes – a brand new moderation and fraud prevention tool. Content quality and site cleanliness is core to our business. This fascinating application is our powerhouse that screens, checks and moderates millions of new listing every day. To ensure the best possible content quality, Hermes is using state of the art, complex machine learning predictive models researched and developed by our data science team. Currently we are building a leading image recognition technology that will solve problems related to image classification and captioning.

If you are a Machine Learning Scientist with focus on deep learning and computer vision that enjoys working in lean, agile teams, you are innovative, curious and passionate and you want to make a difference, this job is for you. OLX

OLX is one of the largest e-commerce sites worldwide. OLX is designed to enable people to connect through buying and selling goods and services quickly, easily and for free. We try to create a richer world by bringing people together for win-win exchanges. Sellers win. Buyers win. Communities win. Earth wins. OLX wins. And most of all, you win. Being part of something special. In an open culture that encourages own initiatives, growth and entrepreneurial spirit. Sharing the same values.

At OLX we have a clear ambition - to create a richer world. We empower people to make the difference and we’re always looking for great people to help us do just that.

Why OLX?

The OLX Group is a network of leading classifieds platforms in 40 markets, including the brands OLX, Avito, letgo and dubizzle.

The OLX Group connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post a listing through their mobile phone or on the web. Hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world generate more than 1.7 billion monthly visits, 35 billion monthly page views and 54 million listings every month on the OLX Group's online marketplaces.

Our 3000+ committed employees are making a difference from our 25 offices across the globe.

What responsibilities will you get when working with us?
  • Leverage your skills to invent and implement models for recognition, categorization, structural and semantic understanding, and inference from images.
  • Employ software libraries and modern tools and computer architectures to implement, validate and deploy models that achieve problem objectives.
  • Research and develop new ideas related to Computer Vision and Machine Learning
  • Develop Computer Vision solutions using cutting-edge technology
  • Develop state of the art computer vision and image processing algorithms

What will you need to be successful in this role?
  • At least Bachelor’s degree (preferred in Mathematics, Computer Science or related areas)
  • At least 2 years industry experience
  • Knowledge of the state-of-the-art deep neural networks for image recognition
  • Experience with deep learning frameworks such as Caffe, TensorFlow, MXNet, Theano, etc.
  • Experience in delivering production computer vision systems (near real-time and scalable)
  • Familiarity with GPU computing
  • Hands-on software development skills
  • Ability to learn new tools, technologies and algorithms as the need arises
  • Experience participating in community-wide challenge problems is a plus

What can you expect from us and what do we offer?
  • Contributing to the global Naspers Classifieds success
  • International career and travel opportunities
  • Work with an international team of top engineers learning from one another
  • A budget for conference and education
  • Competitive salary and great benefits
  • Home Office possibilities
  • Company Mobile phone for both business and private use
  • Any tool you might need MacBook Pro, Notebook, PC
  • Free coffee, snacks, and drinks
  • Great office location around the corner from Berlin Hauptbahnhof

Inspired and interested in the job? Apply!

It’s great that you want to apply for this role! Thank you for taking the time. Below, you will find our standard application form that we would like you to use. Once you hit the submit button, your application will be stored in our talent database. Once we’ve taken a look, we will get back to you. You can expect our feedback within the next one to two weeks. Sometimes it can take a bit longer but you can be assured that we will get back to you no matter what.

Empower yourself.

Improve the world.

Join OLX.

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