Research Scientist, Scene and Object Understanding

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Research Scientist, Scene and Object Understanding role at Munich, Germany in-office 

Minimum qualifications:

  • PhD in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience with publications at computer vision/machine learning conferences (NeurIPS, ECCV, ICCV, CVPR), or similar impact in the field of computer vision.
  • Experience with research in the area of scene/object recognition/reconstruction in a research lab, taking research from concept to product.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in areas such as 3D scene reconstruction, semantic localization and mapping, object detection and tracking, multimodal learning, visual search.
  • Experience in the areas of AR/VR, mixed reality and/or mobile computer vision.
  • Experience in collaborating or leading an applied research project.
  • Experience working with Python and C++.

About the job

As an organization, Google maintains a portfolio of research projects driven by fundamental research, new product innovation, product contribution and infrastructure goals, while providing individuals and teams the freedom to emphasize specific types of work. As a Research Scientist, you'll setup large-scale tests and deploy promising ideas quickly and broadly, managing deadlines and deliverables while applying the latest theories to develop new and improved products, processes, or technologies. From creating experiments and prototyping implementations to designing new architectures, our research scientists work on real-world problems that span the breadth of computer science, such as machine (and deep) learning, data mining, natural language processing, hardware and software performance analysis, improving compilers for mobile platforms, as well as core search and much more.

As a Research Scientist, you'll also actively contribute to the wider research community by sharing and publishing your findings, with ideas inspired by internal projects as well as from collaborations with research programs at partner universities and technical institutes all over the world.

In this role, you will focus on the development of new models and algorithms for one of our projects around object detection and tracking, 3D scene reconstruction, multi-modal learning, and visual text understanding.

Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. Our Devices & Services team combines the best of Google AI, Software, and Hardware to create radically helpful experiences for users. We research, design, and develop new technologies and hardware to make our user's interaction with computing faster, seamless, and more powerful. Whether finding new ways to capture and sense the world around us, advancing form factors, or improving interaction methods, the Devices & Services team is making people's lives better through technology.


  • Design innovative computer vision and machine learning technology for applications in the area of scene and object understanding.
  • Test and implement novel research ideas for Google's Product teams.
  • Drive the technology development process from the initial idea to product launch.
  • Communicate with product-facing and cross-functional teams to support the productionization aspects of the technology/algorithm.
  • Be able to publish the results of the work at scientific venues.

Company Info.


Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that focuses on search engine technology, online advertising, cloud computing, computer software, quantum computing, e-commerce, artificial intelligence, and consumer electronics. It has been referred to as the -most powerful company in the world- and one of the world's most valuable brands due to its market dominance, data collection, and technological advantages in the area of AI.

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    E-commerce,Artificial intelligence,Internet services,Cloud computing,Computer software,Advertising,Computer hardware,Consumer electronics
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    1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
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