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Staff Computer Vision Engineer



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, December 23, 2023

Aescape is seeking a Staff Computer Vision Engineer at Aescape who can demonstrate curiosity, a strong sense of urgency, and a commitment to taking ownership of projects from conception to deployment. Your objectives will include developing innovative perception algorithms and data pipelines to drive the success of our autonomous product. Collaborating cross-functionally with various teams, you’ll contribute to our audacious goal of revolutionizing the massage therapy industry. This role presents an exciting opportunity for you to lead change and enhance your capabilities as we craft a novel product that brings delight and assistance to people every day. If you're ready to make an impact, we invite you to join us on this journey!

This role is either remote or based out of New York, NY United States.

Aescape is the NY-based lifestyle robotics company redefining self-care.

We announced the world's first commercially available, fully automated AI-powered massage experience with Equinox in March — and this is only the beginning. We are in a period of rapid growth, launching our category-transforming product throughout 2024 with global leaders in hospitality, wellness, sports and fitness.

Backed by $85M in funding from investors like Valor Equity Partners (an early investor in Tesla and SpaceX), we've assembled a team of top talent across connected hardware and fitness from industry giants like Amazon, Apple, Peloton, Tonal, Uber, The New York Knicks, and more to bring people and robotics together for better living.

In less than 48 hours since announcing our launch and partnership, publications like WIRED, Fast Company, Popular Science, Sports Business Journal, Fortune and Now This News have covered our news, with remarkable enthusiasm.

What You’ll Do

As a Staff Computer Vision Engineer at Aescape you will:

  • Create and maintain the software core of our product, collaborating closely with a talented team.

  • Lead the development of perception algorithms and data pipelines essential for our autonomous product.

  • Enhance perception capabilities by tuning 3D perception sensors and implementing scene segmentation.

  • Design, plan, and implement methods to interpret user body state through remote sensing and palpation data.

  • Develop an anatomically accurate 3D model personalized for each member, integrating all relevant data seamlessly.

What You’ll Bring

  • 5 plus years in software development.

  • Deep C++ expertise and fluency in Python.

  • Experience in deep learning applied to computer vision tasks.

  • Experience in classical computer vision and signal processing algorithms.

  • Iteratively creating algorithms and deploying them to production.

  • Hands-on experience in generating high-quality data for training deep learning based algorithms.

  • Experience working with 3D computer graphics.

  • Ability to work hybrid in our beautiful office in NYC; remote candidates will be considered.

  • High emotional intelligence (EQ), you’re aware of yourself and others.

  • A driven self-starter who thrives in sometimes ambiguous situations.

  • Strong written and verbal skills, you use inclusive language to ensure understanding.

  • Collaboration skills, you easily communicate effectively with diverse audiences.

Nice-to-have, but not required

  • MSc or PhD in CS or related engineering field (physics, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, applied math, etc.).

  • Prior experience in CUDA development.

  • Robotics and ROS experience.

What's In For You

  • The chance to make a difference with a product that will make the world a healthier place.

  • Early stage equity in a company led by serial entrepreneurs with multiple exits.

  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance covered by us.

  • 401k with up to a 4% company match.

  • Unlimited vacation, generous parental leave.

  • Working late? Dinner is on us.

  • Super interesting, challenging-but-tractable technical problems to solve.

  • We’ll grow together—your personal and professional growth are equally important.

  • An environment that empowers individuals, emboldens teams, and rewards achievement.

  • A competitive pay + equity plan, the salary range for the role depends on your level and is $160,000 - $200,000 plus a performance-based bonus.

Begin Your Aescape Career Journey

At Aescape, we're on a mission to redefine self-care for a better world, and we're seeking trailblazers to join us on this journey. We're inspired by individuals who are passionate, driven, and eager to learn. We value diverse perspectives and resourceful, determined individuals who are committed to making a difference. At Aescape, we empower people to reach their full potential, just as our product empowers better living. If you're ready to innovate, create, and make a meaningful impact, we want you on our team.