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United States of America
Monday, May 13, 2024
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* United States of America - Illinois - Chicago

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Description and Requirements

We are looking for a talented and passionate researcher who is highly motivated to create new technologies who is experienced in end-to-end mobile camera pipeline architecture. The candidate should have an R&D background (either in a university and/or in a company) and have experience with Deep learning model design for image processing and optimizing models for memory and compute- constrained smart devices.

You will join the Mobile Technology Innovation team in Lenovo Research, an advanced research and technology group within Lenovo. You will be working with a group of experienced scientists and engineers on advanced research projects with the goal to create new technologies for consumer products. This position is for a Mobile Imaging AI Scientist whose research focus is on creating image/video quality improvement algorithms (for Low light, super resolution, HDR and more) using deep learning models running on edge devices (Smartphones, PCs).

You will have opportunities to contribute to the business by solving actual technical problems with innovative ideas, try out your idea by writing code and testing your code, work with the development teams to integrate the solutions into products, collaborate with other cross functional teams, file patent applications, and make technical presentations to senior executives. You will have the opportunity to participate in regular team meetings, brainstorming sessions, team building events, and other company activities.

About Our Team:

Lenovo Research is the innovation engine of Lenovo with research centers across the globe including the Mobile Technology Innovation (MTI) research lab in Chicago, Illinois and Raleigh, North Carolina. This lab has a friendly and dynamic team of researchers and engineers with very diverse backgrounds and strong technical expertise. We are passionate about incorporating the latest technologies in computer vision, image processing, computational photography, machine learning and artificial intelligence into today’s most advanced products: smartphones, tablets, PCs, and greatly improve the consumer experiences.

Minimum Qualifications:

·  MS degree (required) or Ph.D. (preferred) in S, CE or related field, or Bachelor’s degree with more years of experience

·  15 years of R&D experience in designing image processing algorithms, and/or computational photography on edge devices using deep learning in academic or industrial domains

·  Expert in designing, implementing, analyzing, and testing deep-learning solutions in edge AI libraries like tflite.

·  Experience in quantizing and optimizing the inference latency and memory requirements of neural networks.

·  Proficient programming skills in Python and C++

•  Ability to work in Chicago, IL (relocation may be provided)

Preferred qualifications:
• Publications in top-tier research conferences (ICCV, ECCV, CVPR, etc.)
• Experience with OpenCV/OpenGL/OpenCL and other computer vision libraries
• Knowledge of processor and /OS architecture of PCs and Android phones
• Embedded software development skills
• Understanding of image quality metrics and great imaging experience.
• Background in ISP, multi-frame/multi-camera algorithms and optics is a significant advantage.


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Additional Locations
* United States of America - Illinois - Chicago
* United States of America
* United States of America - Illinois
* United States of America - Illinois - Chicago