Computer Vision Research Scientist
M2SYS Technology - Atlanta, GA

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M2SYS Technology ( is a leading, global provider of biometrics and identity management technology. With customers in over 100 countries, our technology increases security and convenience while saving money, building accountability and establishing trust for governments and businesses around the world.

We are searching for a competent, reliable, ambitious individual that is knowledgeable in machine learning, fast pattern matching, and classification methods. This position will be a key member of an effort to build the next generation of identification technologies in terms of accuracy and deployability. The scope of projects will include feature selection, model building, and partnering with the software development team for deployment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Define features that are useful for identification of images, videos and audio
  • Selecting training, validation, and test sets
  • Fast pattern matching / efficient algorithms for similarity search
  • Build classification models that are robust to changing environments and occlusions
  • Incorporate open source tools and libraries
  • Support deployment efforts of classification models in a fashion that scales with number of individuals contained in the system


  • Phd/Master degree in software engineering, computer science, or electrical engineering
  • Minimum 3+ years experience or an advanced degree with relevant focus
  • Experience with fast similarity search and associated algorithms including sorting, hashing (locality-sensitive / spectral), and graph similarity search
  • Data structures for fast search and retrieval such as k-d trees
  • Background in algorithms (hashing), pattern recognition, machine learning, and computer vision (preferred)
  • C++, Python, and / or Java programming experience with excellent knowledge of object-oriented design principles
  • Strong data analysis / statistics background is preferred
  • Currently able to work in the United States without restriction
  • Experience with OpenCV and / or other open source image / video / voice processing libraries is preferred
  • Exposure to processing 3D video from sensors such as Microsoft Kinect and/or PrimeSense 3D sensors is preferred
  • Attributes: strong communicator, self-starter, well organized, and creative problem solver. Ability to manage time, work to deadlines, and work on multiple concurrent projects with a commitment to excellence
  • Ability to work independently with general supervision or within a team environment