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Senior Machine Learning Engineer (m/f/x)

Pallon (fka Hades)

Pallon (fka Hades)

Software Engineering
Zürich, Switzerland · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, January 9, 2024
💧 About Pallon

At Pallon, we build machine learning software to automatically detect defects in sewer inspection videos and consult cities when to fix them. With more accurate and objective data, we help to fix wastewater leaks, reduce CO2 emissions, and prevent urban flooding. Join us in our mission to make cities more sustainable and resilient.

💪 Your role
  • Conduct cutting-edge research on scene understanding (object detection, image segmentation, 3D reconstruction, SLAM, etc.) to build predictive maintenance products.

  • Take the lead in planning both research and engineering projects that solve high-level business problems.

  • Craft well-designed and maintainable software that is ready for production.

  • Actively contribute to our research processes, software architecture, and code quality.

  • Share your expertise with the team and help your peers grow as engineers.

🚀 Our tech stack

Note: we do not require experience in these exact technologies

  • Deep Learning: Python, Pytorch.

  • Computer Vision: C++, OpenCV, Ceres, Eigen.

  • Infrastructure: Kubernetes, Docker.

🎯 Requirements
  • Either: PhD related to Machine Learning or Computer Vision with publications at well-known conferences.

  • Or: 5+ years of industry experience building Machine Learning products from experiment to production and degree in Computer Science, Maths, or similar.

  • Collaborative communication skills, creating an environment of mutual learning and teaching.

  • Independent way of working & knowing when to ask questions

  • Experienced with software engineering on real-world codebases as part of a team.

  • Optional: Experience in project management or team leadership.

😎 Benefits & team culture
  • Meaningful Work: our product helps to protect the environment from sewage spills and flooding. We care about building something useful that has a positive impact on the world.

  • Ownership: you get to take ownership of the projects you work on. Everyone on our team can point to a part of the product and say “I built this”.

  • Supportive Team: you can ask everyone on the team for help–there are no stupid questions. We love learning and helping others and make sure to take the time for it.

  • Employee Stock Option Plan (ESOP): you will own a part of Pallon and have a part in our success.

  • Flexible work: open to 80% work so you can spend more time with your family.

  • Work location: work in-office, remotely, or hybrid.

  • Bake pizza with us on our rooftop terrace while enjoying the view of the Alps. And on hot summer days, go for a dip in the river right in front of our office!

Inclusion statement

At Pallon, we highly value equality of opportunity and inclusivity, and we would like to particularly encourage women and candidates from under-represented backgrounds to apply.