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Sr. Researcher - Cv / Ml / Nlp


New York, NY 06-16-2022
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  • Full Time
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Job Description
Research in Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing, and Machine Learning has already made a deep impact in Disney Streaming's sports and entertainment products. Research Scientists at Disney Streaming are breaking new ground by making our systems fully aware of its physical and digital environment, redefining artificial intelligence, and creating stunning technology for computer vision, natural language processing, machine learning, and large-scale real-time systems. We are pioneering innovative techniques that combine computer graphics and computer vision to advance state-of-the-art visual computing technologies. Come join Disney Streaming's Advanced Research team, and work with the people who bring Disney magic to millions of people in new and exciting ways.

Areas of interest include but are not limited to: (1) CV: human pose estimation, 3D human reconstruction, object detection and tracking, action detection and classification, scene understanding; (2) CG: building 3D simulation scene including human 3D model animating.

The goal of the DSAR team is to take Disney Streaming's sports data acquisition and analysis technologies to the next level of intelligence and accuracy using advanced machine learning techniques. From improving core modeling algorithms to creating experiments and implementing prototypes rapidly, you would work on newer challenges every day, specifically focusing on the grounding of data analysis aided by visual context. You would also work on building real-time, scalable, distributed systems to deliver these models for live sports operations. This position involves a wide variety of skills and innovation, and is a rare opportunity that sits at the cutting-edge of machine learning and software engineering. Ultimately, your work would have a huge impact on millions of users across the globe.

• Expertise and experience in computer vision, natural language processing, machine learning, and computer graphics.
• Programming experience in one or more of the following: C/C++, Python or equivalent
• Experience with one or more deep learning libraries, like PyTorch or TensorFlow
Experience with one or more 3D creation platforms, like Unreal, Unity or Blender
• Strong academic and publication record and contributions to research communities in CV, NLP or ML
• Hardworking, self-starter, shown ability to research and develop projects to deadlines while not sacrificing the research process.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to get along with all levels of engineers and management.

Basic Qualifications:
• Solid research background and experience in computer vision, machine learning, image/video analysis algorithms, and computer graphics.
• Current knowledge of research literature in Computer Vision with a history of publication in related fields.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills required.

Required Education

Masters or PhD in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Vision, Robotics, related field or equivalent experience with a specialization in CV, NLP or CG

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About Disney Streaming:

Comprised of the Company's international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Streaming.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r793q9-44-192-65-228-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ and Disney+.