PamiTC Job Board - Posting Details

Title: Computer Vision EngineerPosted: January 16, 2015
Company/Institution: Nest
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Department: Technology Team

Description: The Nest Technology Team is responsible for designing and delivering the intelligent features that make Nest products smart and user friendly. This team is looking for an Computer vision engineers to design, implement, and evaluate cutting edge algorithms to identify interesting features in video streams to make the smart home even smarter by learning about the behavior of users in their homes.

The work:
  • Developing new algorithms for understanding events in video streams
  • Developing new video analysis techniques to improve the performance of existing algorithms
  • Tuning and maintaining various components of video processing algorithms
  • Working on infrastructure to improve algorithm efficiency


Minimum qualifications:
  • BA/BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related field
  • Fluency in at least C++, Java, or Python


Preferred qualifications:
  • MS/Ph.D. or + years of work in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in computer vision
  • Strong experience in video content understanding and feature development
  • Strong experience in motion analysis and tracking as well as object detection, recognition and classification
  • Strong experience in machine learning for vision problems
  • Experience in real time video processing
  • Experience in gesture understanding and human activity recognition is a plus

Application Instructions: Send resume and cover letter to rupal@nestlabs.com.