Chief Scientist (Visual Multimodal)

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Chief Scientist (Visual Multimodal)

At the moment we are looking for Chief Scientist (Visual Multimodal) to join our team in Helsinki.

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic Leader eager to build a team to shape the technologies of the future with us. We are looking for a passionate Chief Scientist with a solid track record of solving hard problems, advancing state-of-the-art, and delivering AI-driven products, and demonstrated passion for ground-breaking research that could be scaled to production environment with an emphasis on Computer Vision, Visual Multimodal.

Location: Preferably Helsinki, Finland. Remote locations also possible, considered case by case.

Your future colleagues are waiting for you to join our international team. Working with us is uncomplicated, there’s a good teamspirit, low-hierarchy and nonexistent bureaucracy. Our way of working is flexible too, many of our team work remotely from home with visits to our office from time to time when needed. This role is equally challenging, and as such we offer a very good compensation. We would hope that you are able to start as soon as possible but we are of course ready to be flexible also .


The software professional we are looking for should be comfortable with at least some of the following:

  • At least 10+ years of innovative computer vision research experience, building and deploying groundbreaking ML/CV solutions at scale.
  • Pioneering novel methods and neural networks that revolutionized machine learning, computer vision or AI field or revolutionized the industry is a big bonus.
  • International awards in the field of AI/ML/CV and highly recognized by experts of the same field.
  • Strong core competency in mathematics and AI, and proficient in one or more technologies such as deep learning, Generative AI, Multimodal AI, Large Language Model, and image-text multi-modal.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in image, language, and multi-modal pre-training models, neural network architecture and algorithm design.
  • Deep expertise in Computer Vision as well as knowledge of the latest trends in related areas.
  • Strong publication record in major CV/AI conferences i.e., CVPR/ICCV/ECCV/NeurIPS/ ICLR/ICML/IJCV
  • Good at teamwork, enjoy working with multi-cultures team, passionate in challenging the status quo.
  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Deep Learning, Machine Learning or other related fields.




At Unikie, you get to:

  • Build new solutions for our customers and work with cutting edge technologies
  • Collaborate along with colleagues who are the top in their field and together with our customers to strive for understanding what they need
  • Develop and challenge yourself and learn more from experienced software talents
  • Work with modern technologies and be involved to solve complex difficult challenges our customers might be facing
  • Have an excellent compensation for your work
  • Work in a global environment that develops modern, secure solutions for pioneers in their field
  • Work in a flexible low-hierarchy organization that looks after its own
  • In addition to our customer deliveries, we focus on our own R&D, where you can bring your own expertise to if you want to

How to Apply

If this sparked your interest, please fill the application form to apply.

Our recruitment team is happy to share you more information about Unikie and our open positions, so please drop us a line if you wish to discuss with us before sending your CV or have any questions in mind!


Helsinki (Finland)

Other locations are also negotiable.


Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

About Unikie

Unikie, founded in 2015, is one of the fastest growing technology companies in Finland. We are Finnish forerunner in intelligent, real-time decision-making applications for vehicles, cars and industry. We develop technology that connects sensor data with steering and decision-making based on constant awareness over secure connections. Additionally, we offer consultation for developing customer-specific solutions.

Our annual revenue in 2022 was MEUR 55. Our numbers are growing 600+ software professionals and enthusiasts with a deep internal flame for developing the best technology solutions together with our customers.


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