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Title: Research Scientist/EngineerPosted: September 30, 2016
Company/Institution: Bosch Research North America
Location: Palo Alto, California
Department: Visual Computing Group

Description: The Visual Computing team in Bosch Research and Technology Center (Palo Alto office) is seeking an enthusiastic and creative system engineer/scientist with a strong desire to drive technology development in this domain towards viable solutions to growing market needs.

Basic Information:

  • Type: Full-time position
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Contact: Email your resume to with a title, "VSLAM Research Scientist/Engineer 2016"
  • Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct advanced research and engineering on visual computing technologies and systems, including real-time computer vision and image processing, visual SLAM, augmented/mixed reality, image/video-based 3D reconstruction, and vision graphics, particularly those that are related to Bosch business
  • Together with an international team of experts, drive the design and implementation of innovative solutions that improve the user experience of next generation Bosch products such as advanced driver information and assistance systems, security systems, smart home and building solutions, virtual testing, internet of things, robotics and autonomous systems, and industry 4.0 applications
  • Actively promote the latest in system innovations and best practices to enable future research platforms and solutions
  • Integrate the resulting system/software into existing Bosch platform and summarize research findings in high-quality paper and patent submissions
  • Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. (or M.Sc. with more than 3 years of relevant R&D experience) in computer vision, vision graphics, augmented/mixed reality, and related fields
  • Strong background in modern 3D computer vision, especially in visual SLAM and SFM
  • Excellent programming skills, proficient in multiple languages and libraries (e.g., C++, Java, JavaScript, Python, HTML5, OpenCV, OpenGL, DirectX)
  • 2+ years of experience in designing and developing complete, high-quality camera/sensor module integration solutions including both hardware and software, such as camera arrays, display or camera systems, wearable sensing systems, and multiple sensor/data fusion
  • Strong research and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication, teamwork and technical writing skills
  • Experience with source control (SVN or Git)
  • (BONUS) Experience in developing visual or visual-inertial SLAM systems
  • (BONUS) Publication record in leading visual computing venues (e.g., CVPR, ISMAR, I3D, ICCV, VR, SIGGRAPH, ICRA, IROS)
  • About the Bosch Research and Technology Center

    The Bosch Research and Technology Center North America ( with offices in Palo Alto, California, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Cambridge, Massachusetts is part of the global Bosch Group (, a company with over 50 billion euro revenue, 300,000 people worldwide, a very diverse product portfolio, and a history of over 125 years. The Research and Technology Center North America (RTC-NA) is committed to providing technologies and system solutions for various Bosch business fields primarily in the areas of robotics and autonomous systems, visual computing, natural language understanding, car infotainment, web technologies, data mining, wireless solutions, energy materials and technologies, complex simulations, sensors, circuit design, and software engineering. In all areas we work in close collaboration with our partners at leading US universities, leading-edge industry partners, and other worldwide Bosch research, development, and marketing units.

    About Visual Computing at RTC-NA

    Our Visual Computing group is responsible for shaping the future user experience of Bosch products by developing cutting-edge technologies in the fields of computer graphics, computer vision, augmented/mixed reality, scientific visualization, visual analytics, and HCI. We focus on solutions to hard challenges in using visual and other modes of communication for natural user interaction. We work with internal partners at various Bosch business units to transfer our ideas and solutions into future products. We also actively collaborate with leading groups in academia and industry to promote research ideas and publish research findings in internationally renowned conferences and journals. Recently, we published two full papers in IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality 2016.

    Application Instructions: Email your resume to with a title, "VSLAM Research Scientist/Engineer 2016"