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Senior C++ Engineer (Computer Vision Algorithms)



Software Engineering
Zürich, Switzerland
Posted on Saturday, August 19, 2023

Scandit is a high-growth tech scaleup from Switzerland with offices in Zurich, Boston, Warsaw, London, Singapore, Tokyo, and Tampere. Our market-leading smart data capture technology enables businesses to use any standard mobile phone to extract data from barcodes, ID documents, text, and objects.

The barcode decoding team at Scandit builds cutting edge computer vision solutions. Our mission is to replace every hardware scanner in the world with a Scandit powered mobile app. In addition we provide computer vision components for all Scandit products including augmented reality and shelf monitoring.

About the Role

As a Senior C++ Engineer in the barcode decoding team, you will work together with computer vision and machine learning engineers on our Data Capture SDK product, a software library for mobile phones. You are responsible for good software architecture, data structures and tooling. You optimize our real-time on-device algorithms so that they scale on different hardware platforms and work for different use-cases.

What You Will Do

  • Optimize and extend our in-house computer vision library and deep learning inference engine
  • Enhance the scheduling of computer vision tasks on heterogeneous architectures (CPU/GPU/TPU) for different use-cases
  • Improve the accuracy and capabilities of our on-device performance profiling system
  • Design and refine APIs and the architecture of our SDK components
  • Support CV/ML engineers with C++ code review and integration
  • Lead projects on a technical level

Our Tech Stack

  • Computer vision algorithms: C++17, CMake
  • Machine learning training and tooling: Python, Pytorch
  • Acceleration: SIMD, Vulkan, CoreML

Who You Are

You have a passion for efficient and well maintainable code. You are excited about the latest developments in C++ and like to advocate for them. In your past career you have worked on large C++ projects and deployed them to production successfully.

Ideally, you have:

  • A MSc in computer science or a related field
  • You have 5+ years of experience writing modern cross-platform C++ code
  • You have optimized algorithms using multi-threading and SIMD
  • You believe in automated testing for producing high-quality code
  • Ideally you are familiar with the ARM architecture (incl. NEON)
  • Ideally you have worked on GPGPU implementations in OpenGL(ES), Vulkan or Metal
  • Experience in mobile development, computer vision or machine learning is a plus
  • Experience in Python programming is a plus
  • You are thorough and pay attention to details

What We Offer

Here are just some of the reasons why people choose to build their career at Scandit:

  • A highly skilled team and a fun environment where you can put your enthusiasm for cutting-edge technologies to use
  • Excellent office infrastructure, optimized for hybrid working in Zurich, Warsaw, Tampere, and London.
  • Excellent support for remote work across the UK, France, Italy, Spain, and Germany
  • Innovation hackathons
  • People-first culture
  • Global team outings
  • Festive/end of year all company celebrations
  • Extra vacation day off on your birthday
  • An attractive individual equity plan in a high growth company
  • Do good and give back with two impact days where you are able to give time to one of our trusted nonprofit partners
  • Specific benefits related to the location you are joining

Who We Are

Could your code give superpowers? Whether enabling delivery drivers to make quicker deliveries, matching a patient with their medication or allowing retailers to make store operations more efficient, our technology automates workflows and provides actionable insights to help businesses in a variety of industries. This means we have no shortage of technical challenges for engineers like you. Join us, as we continue to expand, grow and innovate, and help take Scandit to the next level.

“Everybody is welcome here” - Is a celebrated component of our DNA.

At Scandit we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be a safe space for all.

All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability or length of time spent unemployed.