R&D Engineer (Computer Vision and Machine Learning)

Nahimic is hiring!


Nahimic has joined the SteelSeries family to bolster reputation of industry-leading gaming audio performance across both hardware and software.
SteelSeries is a leader in gaming peripherals focused on quality, innovation and functionality, and the fastestgrowing major gaming headset brand globally. Founded in 2001, SteelSeries improves performance through first-to-market innovations and technologies that enable gamers to play harder, train longer, and rise to the challenge. SteelSeries is a pioneer supporter of competitive gaming tournaments and eSports and connects gamers to each other, fostering a sense of community and purpose. SteelSeries’ team of professional and gaming enthusiasts help design and craft every single accessory and are the driving forcebehind the company.
Nahimic is the leading 3D gaming audio software editor with more than 150 man-years of research and development in gaming industry. Their team gathers the rare combination of world class audio processing engineers and software geniuses based across France, Singapore and Taiwan, enabling to bring the last decade all innovations that lead the industry. They are the worldwide leader in PC audio gaming software that are embedded in millions of gaming devices, from gaming headsets to the most powerful gaming PCs by brands such as MSI, Dell, Asus, Gigabyte, etc. Their technology offers the most precise and immersive sound for gamers that allows them to be more efficient in any game and have more immersive feeling.
We wish to meet passionate people full of energy and motivations, ready to achieve great challenges to exhale everyone’s audio experience. We are currently looking for a COMPUTER VISION / MACHINE LEARNING RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ENGINEERto join the R&D team of SteelSeries’ Software &Services Business Unit in our French office (former Nahimic R&D team).

Job Description


As a member of the R&D team, you will actively participate in the development of the future of SteelSeries products, and will directly report to the Director of R&D of the Software & Services BU based in Lille.
You will be responsible for carrying out computer vision and machine learning projects, autonomously or in collaboration with other members of the R&D team.

Your missions will consistof:

  • Developing relevant technological concepts and algorithms in accordance with SteelSeries’ product strategy
  • Delivering prototypes that can be easily tested by the product managers and integrated by the software engineers
  • Developing and maintaining testand measurement tools to assess the quality of the algorithms, objectively & subjectively
  • Delivering qualification and benchmarking reports
  • Handling the discussions related to computer vision directly with the product managers and software engineers
  • Identifying patentable concepts
  • Monitoring the technological evolution related to artificial intelligence (computer vision & machine learning) by performing an active technological and competitive watch
  • Developing and maintaining scientific expertise in severalof the following fields: Artificial intelligence (computer vision and machine learning), statistics and probabilistic mathematics, audio signal processing, acoustics and psychoacoustics
  • Working independently with various teams across different regionsAnd, under management validation, if compliant either with the roadmap and budget, or with the intellectual property and communication strategy:
  • Writing and publishing scientific articles
  • Supervising Master’s internships or PhD students
  • Attending scientific conferences

Preferred Experience

To succeed in this position, you will need to have:

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in computer science, computer vision or machine learning related field
  • PhD degree or 3+ years of working experience is a plus
  • Knowledge & know-how in computer vision (detection, segmentation, classification/recognition, detection, OCR, real-time image processing, etc.)
  • Knowledge & know-how in machine learning (statistics, applied mathematics, regression, SVM, supervised/unsupervised learning, neural networks (MLP, CNN, etc.)
  • Knowledge & know-how in usingCV/ML tools (OpenCV, PyTorch, TensorFlow,CUDA, etc.)
  • Knowledge & know-how in usingsoftware programming tools (Python, Matlab, C/C++, Git, etc.)
  • Knowledge & know-how in audio, especiallyaudio digital signal processing is a plus (biquad, FFT, short-time FFT analysis/synthesis framework, Wiener filtering, etc.)
  • Strong passion in science, technology and innovation
  • Motivation for the transformational effects of technology-at-scale
  • Curiosity,open to new ideas & quick to learn new skills
  • Ability to operate in a collaborative, team-oriented culture
  • Ability to work autonomously and multi-task effectively
  • Publications in top conferences is a plus (CVPR, ECCV, etc.)

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Start Date: 01 July 2020
  • Location: Villeneuve D'ascq, France (59491)
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience: > 6 months
  • Possible partial remote