Vispera - Image Recognition Solutions for Retail

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Publish Date: 21.09.2020
Job Description

In Vispera we help retailers to perfect their retail execution with our real-time shelf monitoring solution Shelfsight. Shelfsight consists of IP cameras installed within the store and an image recognition infrastructure, thus collecting images of the shelves and producing shelf metrics about product availability and shelf arrangement compliance, helping retailers to keep their shelves in perfect condition and also produce executive level KPIs about in store category management.
 

Responsibilities


We are looking for a technical project lead who will be supervising the implementation process of the Shelfsight projects. The project implementation consists of the following work packages

  • Collecting the project requirements such as number of stores, number of categories, number of SKUs, physical store layouts and SKU masterdata
  • Obtaining the desired image recognition capabilities like product recognition, price reading, planogram compliance, desired shelf measurement frequency as well any IT and GDPR related constraints
  • Reviewing the project requirements and producing necessary camera requirements such as camera installation locations, field of view requirements, resolution
  • Selecting the necessary server infrastructure (edge server / cloud server) and specifying the connectivity requirements such as up/down bandwidth
  • Collecting the bill of materials such as camera testing and model selection, network equipment selection, compute hardware components selection, cloud instance selection
  • Communicating with system integrator and supervision of physical setup and hardware procurement processes
  • Supervision of the master data team for project opening, master data enrollment and project specific configurations
  • Supervision of network access to the cameras installed within the stores
  • Supervision of software deployment process of the system to the servers
  • Enrollment of the cameras to the software and calibration of the region of interest areas
  • Adjusting image collection schedules and supervision of image annotation process
  • Supervision of recognition engine training and deployment processes
  • Quality assurance by supervision of reporting interfaces, system performance and master data updates throughout the project lifecycle
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ideally 3+ years of experience in Project Management or a similar client facing role
  • Passion for technology and being a part of a fast-growing BaaS company
  • Preferably, experience in FMCG or retail sectors
  • Business fluency in English (speaking and writing)
  • Solid experience with MS Office and CRM tools
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
Publish Date: 12.02.2020
Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer who loves elegant design and high quality code to join our team. Our platform is built on an event-driven microservices architecture. We’re built for rapid deployment with fully scripted infrastructure and CI/CD. Your opportunity is to join a team of collaborative engineers to extend our lead through innovation. If that’s you, please apply with links to your portfolio (github) and tell us why this job fits you like a glove.

Qualifications
  • Understanding of microservice architecture.
  • Familiarity with DDD concepts, Event Sourcing & CQRS.
  • Experience on the design and development of complex, data rich web services and applications.
  • Experience developing backend services using C#, Python, Go.
  • Experience with transport layer technologies like REST APIs, gRPC, pub/sub messaging.
  • Experience with Amazon AWS services or at least familiarity with VPS provider services such as DigitalOcean.
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL database technologies.
  • Experience with source code control systems such as Git.
  • Collaborate effectively with all technical team members and other project stakeholders.
  • Ability to plan and manage work for 2-3 projects at a time.
  • Self-sufficient, detail-oriented, and comfortable with ambiguity.
  • Ability to work in a rapidly growing and changing work environment.
  • Excellent command of Turkish written and oral, good command of English written and oral.
Benefits
  • Competitive salary + stipends for lunch and transport
  • Additional private health insurance
  • Opportunity to work in a small, innovative, R&D-focused start-up environment
Publish Date: 17.01.2020
Job Description

We are looking for a Sales Leader to drive successful expansion of our service within the countries in Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) excluding Russia. The Sales Leader will collaboratively drive change management and adoption activities with key Business Decision Makers, and identify opportunities in her/his Region. Please send your application to sales@vispera.co at latest February 15, 2020.

Responsibilities
  • Develop a clear and comprehensive understanding of Vispera products, business model, and organizational structure,
  • Accurately forecast revenue pipelines and develop scalable sales processes and procedures for CIS excluding Russia,
  • Develop and execute strategies to drive business in CIS markets (excluding Russia),
  • Partner with the wider sales & marketing team to grow footprint,
  • Participate directly in all aspects of the sales cycle to ensure customer and member satisfaction,
  • Raise awareness of the proposition in the market,
  • Understand customer requirements and contribute to product development, 
  • Draft quotations, commercial agreements/contracts and manage sales process, 
  • Keep up-to-date records in the company's CRM system and report regularly,
  • Research market trends and competition in the Region, 
  • Closely work with customer success and operations teams,
  • 50% travel is expected.
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience,
  • 8+ years of experience in Sales, Business Development or Account Management role,
  • A history of demonstrated quota achievement and consistent territory growth is a plus,
  • Passion for technology and for being a part of a fast-growing BaaS company,
  • Business fluency in English (speaking and writing) is required and Russian is a plus,
  • Solid experience with MS Office & CRM tools,
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills,
  • Self-starter, self-motivated and strong ambition to grow.
Publish Date: 17.01.2020
Job Description

We are looking for new team members to join our Sales Team. Please send your application to sales@vispera.co at latest June 30, 2020.

Responsibilities
  • Identify direct and channel business development opportunities by managing active lead generation activities in collaboration with marketing stakeholders
  • Drive sales funnel and support sales team through new alliances in the target markets 
  • Execute partner program for the acquired channel partners in line with sales and growth strategy
  • Draft quotations, commercial agreements and manage the signature processes with key stakeholders 
  • Keep up-to-date records in the CRM system and maintain sales metrics 
  • Research market trends and competition
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ideally 3+ years of experience in Lead Generation, Account Management, Business Development, or another client-facing role
  • Passion for technology and being a part of a fast-growing BaaS company
  • Preferably, experience in FMCG or retail sectors
  • Business fluency in English (speaking and writing)
  • Solid experience with MS Office and CRM tools
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
Publish Date: 17.05.2019
Job Description

We are looking for a Computer Vision and Machine Learning Engineer, who will design, develop and implement state-of-the-art vision and machine learning algorithms focused to complex problems in retail scene understanding (product detection/recognition, price detection/reading, shelf/display classification, customer tracking, activity recognition etc), and who will work collaboratively with our product and system development teams to enhance Vispera’s current image recognition services. This role requires highly versatile skill set and the applicants are expected to be able to contribute in all relevant domains.

Responsibilities
  • Designing, developing and improving computer vision and machine learning algorithms for retail scene understanding and analytics, involving problems like product detection/recognition, price detection/reading, customer detection/ tracking, activity recognition etc

  • Leveraging vision and deep learning libraries such as TensorFlow, OpenCV, and building models on top of them

  • Training, versioning and maintaining deep learning models, with techniques such as transfer learning, data augmentation, etc. to optimize models for a fast-paced production environment

  • Organization, maintenance and management of training, validation and test data-sets for continued improvement and performance tracking of image recognition models

  • Working closely with system engineers to seamlessly integrate all vision algorithms and deep engines into production

Requirements
  • BS (preferably MS) in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or a related field with a strong focus on computer vision and machine learning

  • Project level knowledge and experience in object detection and recognition or 3+ years of industry and/or research experience in relevant field

  • Excellent understanding and real world expertise in machine learning, particularly in areas of deep learning and deep neural networks applied to computer vision problems

  • Strong understanding of linear algebra, optimization, probability and statistics

  • Strong development skills in Python, C/C++, MATLAB

  • Solid experience with TensorFlow, OpenCV and other vision and deep learning libraries and frameworks

  • Understanding of common deep CNN/RNN models in use today e.g. Inception, ResNets, R-CNN, LSTMs etc.

  • Ability and eagerness to explore, learn and adapt to new technologies

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

  • Knowledge of working closely with Version Control (GIT)

  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills

  • Strong command in English

Nice To Haves
  • Experience with software architecture and/or API design, complemented by robust integration skills

  • Experience with model optimization tools such as TensorRT and OpenVINO for optimized GPU and CPU computing

  • Experience with CUDA and / or mobile (Android / iOS) development

About Vispera

Vispera Information Technologies, founded in 2014, is a fast-growing technology company providing software-oriented services based on cutting-edge image recognition and data analytics technologies in the FMCG retail and market research sectors – see vispera.co for the breadth of our products and services. Our investors include Keiretsu Turkey, Keiretsu Capital, Galata Business Angels and Logo Ventures. We are currently running several image recognition-based retail execution and auditing projects in Turkey, in Europe, in Asia, in Africa, and in South America and we plan to grow further in 2019.

Publish Date: 17.05.2019
About Vispera

Vispera Information Technologies, founded in 2014, is a fast-growing technology company providing software-oriented services based on cutting-edge image recognition and data analytics technologies in the FMCG retail and market research sectors – see vispera.co for the breadth of our products and services. Our investors include Keiretsu Turkey, Keiretsu Capital, Galata Business Angels and Logo Ventures. We are currently running several image recognition-based retail execution and auditing projects in Turkey, in Europe, in Asia, in Africa, and in South America and we plan to grow further in 2019. Vispera was selected as “Startup of the Year” by Ernst & Young in April 2019.