Vispera - Image Recognition Solutions for Retail

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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
Job Description

We are looking for a meticulous developer who shows a clear understanding of front-end development and delivery problems from business, user, and technical perspectives; someone who cares deeply about delivering high-quality software code and UI that are easy to understand, efficient and representative of Vispera.

As a Front-end developer at Vispera, you’ll collaborate with engineering, product management, marketing, account management, customer care, and other members of the team to craft amazing front-ends with our web and mobile products.

If that’s you, please apply with links to your portfolio (github) and tell us why this job fits you like a glove.

Responsibilities
  • Partner with cross-functional project teams to understand, analyze, and solve meaningful customer and business challenges

  • Facilitate team understanding of customer problems, needs, and goals

  • Collaborate effectively with technical team members and other project stakeholders

  • Socialize on a collaborative startup environment

  • Ownership of their work with a great sense of autonomy balanced with cooperation

  • Self-sufficient, detail oriented, and comfortable with ambiguity

Qualifications
  • 2+ years’ experience as a web front-end developer who developed complex, data rich applications

  • Good understanding and proficiency of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS

  • Experience on JavaScript frameworks like VueJS, React

  • Familiarity with frontend ecosystem (Webpack/NPM)

  • Experience with source code control systems such as Git

  • Excitement and ability to adapt and learn about new technologies and tools

  • Excitement to develop high quality, reusable software components, common services, templates and tools

  • Ability to plan and manage design work for 2-3 projects at a time

  • Understanding of how back-end development works

  • 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

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
Job Description

We are looking for meticulous developers who are excited about growing into the DevOps role. This will require hard work, creativity and tenacity. DevOps Engineers are responsible for the design and implementation of applications, build, release, deployment, and configuration activities.

You, as a DevOps Engineer will be responsible for executing the tools and processes to bridge the gap between Development and Operational teams. Working with the development teams to meet acceptance criteria, gathering and documenting the requirements. You will be working in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary environment.

You will be building cutting-edge security automation and orchestration products for deployment in AWS. The job will involve a mostly DevOps work. However, you will also be able to work with clients on optimizations and customizations.

This is a great opportunity for an entry level or Junior Developer who wants to be mentored by a team of senior development professionals. Candidates must be articulate, have a passion for software development, be customer focused, and have a strong desire to learn and remain current on a wide range of development technologies.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • Experience with at least one of Java, C#, Python, Ruby or similar programming languages.

  • Scripting experience in at least one major language (BASH, Python, or Ruby)

  • Ability to write clear, concise documentation

  • Linux administration and troubleshooting skills

  • Basic Docker experience

  • Troubleshoot production issues to address technical commitments and boost sustainability

  • Working knowledge of git version control

  • Develop, test, deploy, and optimize security solutions

  • Experience with AWS and/or other public cloud computing platforms

  • Automate the deployment, configuration, and management of complex cloud environments

Additional Qualifications
  • Experience with SQL and relational database systems

  • Experience with Kubernetes

  • Experience with Terraform

  • Experience with design and optimize robust CI/CD pipelines for Cloud and Mobile apps, Deep Learning workflows, and data

    pipelines

  • Hands-on experience with network routing and production systems

  • Knowledge of configuration management tools (i.e. Puppet, Ansible, or Chef)

  • In depth knowledge of cloud technologies (i.e. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud etc)

  • Proficiency with a variety of programming, scripting, and configuration languages

  • Experience with Elasticsearch, Kibana, and Logstash

  • Deep knowledge of Linux distros: deployment, management, and security

  • Understanding of security data and controls

  • Strong automation mindset to continuously improve the production environment

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
Qualifications
  • Develop new customers and realize personal sales targets by meeting customers, follow up on sales leads making targeted cold calls

  • Understand customer requirements and contribute to product development

  • Draft quotations, commercial agreements/contracts and manage pre-sales process

  • Keep up-to-date records in the company's CRM system

  • Research market trends and competition

  • Closely work with operations, support and R&D teams

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Ideally 2+ years of experience in Management Consulting, Customer Success, Account Management, Business Development,

    or another client-facing role

  • Passion for technology and for being a part of a fast-growing BaaS company

  • Preferably, experience in working with cross-functional teams (e.g. Sales, Product, Operation)

  • Business fluency in English (speaking and writing)

  • Solid experience with MS Office

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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.

Publish Date: 17.05.2019
Qualifications
  • Establish and maintain long term relationships with several customer accounts while acting as the first point of contact,

  • Understand customer needs and provide solutions together with Operations team,

  • Contribute to product development funnel by acquiring customer feedbacks and new feature requests,

  • Deliver an effective project management service for customers,

  • Closely work with management, operations, support, and R&D teams.

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Ideally 2+ years of experience in Management Consulting, Customer Success, Account Management, Business Development,

    or another client-facing role

  • Passion for technology and for being a part of a fast-growing BaaS company

  • Preferably, experience in working with cross-functional teams (e.g. Sales, Product, Operation)

  • Business fluency in English (speaking and writing)

  • Solid experience with MS Office

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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.