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V7 • London, United Kingdom

Research Engineer - Large Vision Models

Employment type:  Full time

3–4 days/week at home

Set hours

Dog friendly

Job Description

If you're not familiar with V7, here's our product in 100 seconds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMzpcremyIY&t=5s

V7 is an AI data platform to automate any visual task. We just raised a $33 million Series A, Dealroom marked us as the most promising breakout company of 2022 and voted by Forbes as one of the top 25 machine learning startups of 2021. We're backed by AI pioneers including Francois Chollet (creator of Keras), Oriol Vinyals (DeepMind), and Ali Eslami (DeepMind).

We manage the training data and models of hundreds of AI companies and enterprises, spanning tens of thousands of datasets and tens of billions of training data labels. What sets us apart is our team's ability to push our product to where AI will be three years from today.

Here's a bit more on our culture: https://www.v7labs.com/working-at-v7

About the role:

As a Research Engineer your focus will be on developing large, general-purpose vision models to automate labeling tasks. We are looking for someone who is motivated by the recent explosion in research on large joint vision and language models and is excited to apply their experience to building a unique general-purpose tool to dramatically accelerate labeling. Our ideal candidate has recently worked with or experimented with models such as CLIP, GLIP, and ViT or variants such as OWL ViT.

Requirements

Requirements:

  • An ability to stay up-to-date with the latest research
  • Experience with latest generation Large language models or generalized vision language models.
  • Ownership of a DL/ML project - ideally overseeing it from idea to production
  • Profound understanding of deep learning, from the underlying math, to the ability to illustrate landmark papers within the vision domain (given enough prep time)
  • Experience in a management role or a desire to step into one. A willingness and/or track record of mentoring junior team members
  • A self-starter who is willing to adapt their approach to help the company succeed
  • Fluent in English

Bonus:

  • Experience in a web-based platform or SaaS product
  • Full-stack experience - whilst we have dedicated frontend and backend developers, as a Lead understanding the stack end-to-end can benefit your ability to scope out new features.

Benefits

Benefits:

  • Unlimited vacation, just tell us when you need time off
  • Stock options
  • Work from anywhere
  • 7-day company retreats in stunning locations
  • New Apple hardware
  • Paid tickets, accommodation, and travel to relevant conferences, nationally or internationally (NeurIPS, ICCV, CVPR, ...) to expand your network & knowledge during normal times
  • Central London office with standing desks and 4K monitors
  • Unlimited high-quality coffee, tea, snacks, and other comforts every day

Company benefits

Work from anywhere scheme
Unlimited annual leave
Co-working space allowance
Teambuilding days
Teambuilding holidays

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options V7 provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure V7 is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

We ask the hard questions so you don’t have to.

Working at V7

Company employees

36

Gender diversity (male:female)

8%

Office locations

London

Funding levels

$10million Seed stage

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
What employees are saying

"Zero micro-management whatsoever, great flexibility, and a lot of trust placed in great employees."

Anonymous V7 Employee

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