Deep Learning Engineer

Focal Systems

Burlingame, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Data Science
  • Post Date: 06/23/2021
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  • Company Address: 2157 Harkins Avenue, Menlo Park, CA, 94025

About Focal Systems

Focal Systems was founded in 2015 with a very clear mission – automate and optimize brick and mortar retail.

Job Description

Focal Systems is the industry leader in retail AI solutions. We are a Silicon Valley based startup that has more than doubled in size every year since our founding. Our mission is to automate and optimize brick and mortar retail using deep learning computer vision. Focal has been deployed at scale with the top retailers in the world. We are looking for smart, creative and passionate people who love to learn, enjoy thinking critically, and want to build a great and enduring company.

Job Summary

We are looking for a versatile engineer who has demonstrated capabilities to develop, benchmark, and validate a wide variety of deep neural network architectures to extract knowledge and information from images in real-time.

Focal Systems is a Deep Learning first company. Join us in deploying Deep Learning to the world!

Responsibilities and Duties

    Develop state-of-the-art and novel deep neural network architectures.
    Develop training and testing pipelines to assess the performance of these architectures on relevant image processing tasks.
    Keep up with deep learning literature and research publications in order to implement the latest techniques into our networks and pipelines.
    Develop machine-learning algorithms on a breadth of software frameworks (Keras, TensorFlow, Torch) and deploy on a diversity of hardware platforms.

Qualifications and Skills

    Have significant experience training Deep Networks, CNNs, LSTMS
    Experience with Keras (Tensorflow) a plus
    2+ years Researching CV
    Masters or PhD in CS / EE or equivalent
    Stellar academic performance
    Published research in peer-reviewed journal a huge plus!


We care deeply about the health, happiness, and wellbeing of all of our employees.

    Competitive salary
    Stock that will be actually worth something!
    Health Insurance
    Catered lunches
    Paid Time Off
    Quarterly Team Retreats
    Education grants

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.