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Epic Games

Research Engineer

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Epic Games
πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Manchester

We have an exciting opportunity for a Research Engineer to join us in a newly created position collaborating with R&D teams on our innovative prototype projects whilst providing exemplary support to our customers. As part of our expanding R&D team, you will also help to develop machine learning algorithms, assist the R&D with our prototyping and developing demonstrations for our customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop new algorithms within machine learning or computer vision which contributes to Cubic Motion’s cutting-edge core technology in facial tracking and solving.
  • Turn research prototypes into robust, well-engineered code that can be used in Cubic Motion’s products.
  • Work on key prototype projects supported with significant research innovation.
  • Investigate, analyse and make recommendations to the Research Team regarding technology improvements, upgrades and modifications.
  • Support the research team with demonstrations for our customers.
  • Support customers and conduct post evaluations of our products, and share findings with the research team.
  • Learn about/ evaluate the latest technologies which may be relevant to the company’s goals; attend relevant conferences etc.

Qualifications:

  • Hold a good numerical degree in one of the following disciplines: (Computer Vision, Mathematical and Computer Sciences, Medical imaging, Digital Systems and vision processing, Robotics – with strong aspects of vision, Informatics – Signal and image processing)
  • Strong academic and research track record (i.e. papers, journals, speaker)
  • Math (Statistics/ Machine Learning, Linear Algebra)
  • Programming/ Prototyping (Matlab, Python, C++ (version 14/17)

The ideal candidate will have a mix of the qualifications below:

  • A curious and creative Researcher with excellent problem-solving and debugging capabilities.
  • Experience working with machine learning and passion for continuous professional development.
  • High proficiency levels of coding whether in Python or C++, but ideally within C++
  • Strong familiarity with probability, statistics and linear algebra.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and translate designs and ideas internally and externally.
  • You are a passionate, dynamic and self-motivated individual who enjoys working in a team and on their own with little or no supervision.
  • Experience working towards tight deadlines.
  • MSc or PhD
  • Deep Learning knowledge.
  • Object detection
  • Object tracking
  • Kalman Filtering
  • OpenCV and/or dlib
  • Demonstrable experience in working on innovative products
  • Some commercial experience