Snapchat is a camera and messaging app that connects people to their friends and the world. Every day around the globe, millions of people use Snapchat to communicate with friends, build relationships, play, and learn. No matter where you are or how you express yourself, it’s always the fastest way to share a moment!
Snap Research serves as an innovation engine for the company. Their projects range from solutions to hard technical problems that significantly enhance Snap’s existing products, to riskier explorations that can lead to fundamental paradigm shifts in the way people communicate and express themselves. The team consists of scientists and engineers who experiment with and invent new technology that has a lasting impact on Snap’s products. They also frequently publish the results of this innovative work to top computer science research conferences and journals.
We're looking for a Research Scientist to join Snap Research. You'll work on innovative problems with researchers and engineering teams that unlock new experiences for our users through computer vision, machine learning and graphics.What you’ll do:
Invent novel technologies that enable new experiences for our users
Push the boundaries of what is possible in machine learning, computer vision, and graphics Introduce major innovations that can result in product features or new areas of business
Collaborate with research and engineering teams to impact products
Contribute to the research community by publishing cutting edge research papers
Knowledge of classical vision, learning and graphics algorithms, foundations and recent advances of deep learning
Demonstrated ability in technical research
Communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
Hands-on experience and fast prototyping skills
Efficient and scalable algorithm design and problem solving skills
PhD in a technical field such as computer science or equivalent experience
Experience in computer vision, machine learning, deep learning, graphics
Successful record of publication to top-tier international research venues (e.g. ICLR, AAAI, NeurIPS, CVPR, ECCV, ICCV, SIGGRAPH)
Programming experience in one or more of the following: Python, C, C++
1+ years of industrial or academic experience beyond internships or post doctoral positions
Proven experience as a highly innovative, motivated, and self-directed researcher
At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected]
Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!