Principal/Senior Computer Vision Researcher

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Principal/Senior Computer Vision Researcher

At the moment we are looking for Principal/Senior Computer Vision Researcher to join our team in Helsinki.

We are looking for a Principal/Senior Computer Vision Researcher to work on developing next-generation computer vision technologies. The responsibility involves researching various problems related to computer vision but is not limited to semantic segmentation, object detection and recognition, and 3D vision. You will join a close-knit team of highly accomplished researchers and research engineers to deliver cutting-edge technologies that impact millions of users.

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:


  • Ph.D. in computer vision, machine learning, or a relevant field with a strong academic track record
  • Experience working with large-scale Internet services is a plus.
  • 3+ years of research experience in academia or industry, with a solid publication history
  • Strong expertise in at least one area of computer vision, machine learning, and artificial intelligence (e.g., deep learning, reinforcement learning, object recognition, tracking, segmentation, multiview geometry, evolutionary computation, and convex optimization).
  • Experience working with OpenCV and proficiency in training large-scale models using modern deep learning frameworks (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch) is a must.
  • Publication track records in computer vision and machine learning conferences and journals, including but not limited to CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, BMVC, ACCV, WACV, PAMI, IJCV, and CVIU.
  • Skilled in explaining and presenting analyses and CV/ML concepts to a broad technical audience.
  • Creative, collaborative and innovation-focused.
  • Possibility to travel as required by work demands.
  • Fluent English written & speaking.


Beneficial skills:

  • Fluent in several European languages, Chinese is a plus.
  • Experience in project management.


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)


Machine Learning, Tensorflow, Pytorch

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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