Build your future with auvisus

Internship Computer Vision

m/f/d | Paid Internship | 6 Months | Full Time | Karlsruhe 

About auvisus

auvisus is a machine learning startup based in Karlsruhe, Germany. We use AI-powered computer vision to recognize articles by camera and thereby automate the checkout process in canteens. Since our founding as a research spin-off of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), we have built and launched our product, the visioncheckout. Today, we serve some of Germanys biggest companies with a frictionless and automated checkout process. Our goal is to deploy visioncheckouts wherever people enjoy food around the world and become the norm for how people buy their lunch.

Position summary

As part of our engineering team you will research, design, implement, optimize and deploy machine learning and deep learning models that advance the state of the art in food recognition. In addition you will design and implement pipelines that assist humans in reducing labeling efforts. As we are a small team that works in a productive setting, your work will have a direct impact for thousands of people at various big companies using our products every day.

What you’ll do

  • Design and implement pipelines for creating ground truth datasets
  • Train and evaluate machine learning and deep learning models to perform visual recognition tasks, such as segmentation and detection
  • Develop state-of-the-art algorithms to detect and classify objects in images
  • Optimize deep neural networks and the associated preprocessing/postprocessing code to run efficiently on embedded devices

What you’ll need

  • Currently pursuing a degree in computer science or in a related field
  • Basic software engineering practices and proficiency with Python programming, debugging and version control
  • Strong understanding of the under the hood fundamentals of ML algorithms (deep learning, classification, clustering,..)
  • Relevant experience with PyTorch or TensorFlow in at least 3 projects in the field of object detection, image segmentation or image classification
  • Some experience with data science tools including numpy, scipy, scikit-learn, jupyter notebooks, bash scripting, Linux environment
  • Hands-on mentality and an unremitting focus on getting the right things done
  • Ability to meaningfully present results in a clear and impactful manner

Our benefits

  • An opportunity to work in a small and motivated team that creates revolutionary products
  • An opportunity to grow with a small and fast-scaling company and take responsibility from day one
  • Fancy office in old industrial complex
  • Free coffee and snacks
  • Flexibility in working hours and location
  • Prestigious clients
  • After work sports (workouts, spikeball, …) and team events
  • Continuous learning (online classes, trainings, …)

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