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Applied Scientist, Computer Vision & Geometry


About the team

Are you interested in innovating new computer vision and deep learning technologies to power immersive experiences that change how people experience and envision their next home? Zillow’s Rich Media Experiences (RMX) team employs computer vision, 3D, and deep learning to invent the technology that enables Zillow's customers to make sense of home information in order to find their dream home. Using groundbreaking technologies, our team works across product, research, engineering, and business to enable people to virtually walk through a home. You'll have the chance to be a part of empowering the next-generation of home shopping by creating new state-of-the-art technologies that deliver unrivaled information and visual experiences to our customers.

About the role

The RMX Team is looking for an Applied Scientist to help us advance Zillow's mission by developing outstanding and highly engaging user experiences. This is a new space, and the team wants to add a curious and intuitive scientist to help advance this initiative. The team is staffed with researchers, engineers, and designers building spatial understanding algorithms and deep learning models that power immersive media experiences for buyers and renters.

As an Applied Scientist, you will work to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of our team’s technical and research work and position them to thrive. You will be encouraged to think outside the box and challenge established assumptions and expectations, not by building on what we already have, but coming up with new ideas that spark innovation and creativity. Our solutions will ingest large volumes of data (imagery and metadata), and process it to build the exciting and immersive experiences that can be explored on zillow.com.

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Who you are

As an Applied Scientist, you are a roll-up-the-sleeves and get-it-done researcher in machine learning with an understanding of computer vision fundamentals. This is a new space, and we are looking for someone who has:

  • A Ph.D. in Computer Science or Engineering, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, or related domain

  • Solid background in computer vision research, building models & algorithms

  • Understanding of 2D/3D geometry and experience framing geometrical problems within modern differentiable frameworks like PyTorch and Tensorflow

  • Proficiency with a high-level programming language (Python and/or C++ is preferred)

  • Experience training machine learning models in frameworks like Tensorflow and PyTorch

  • Good publication record and an excitement to walk us through what they’ve learned! 

  • Practical knowledge of deep learning (academic coursework is acceptable)

  • The communication skills to work collaboratively with other scientists and engineers to prototype, develop, and implement new technologies

  • The tenacity to embrace and solve challenging problems

Get to know us

Zillow is the leading real estate and rental marketplace dedicated to empowering consumers with data, inspiration and knowledge around the place they call home, and connecting them with the best local professionals who can help. Zillow is part of Zillow Group, whose mission is to build the largest, most trusted and vibrant home-related marketplace in the world.

At Zillow Group, we're powered by our inclusive work culture, where everyone has the support and resources to do the best work of their careers. Our efforts to streamline the real estate transaction is supported by our passion to empower people and enrich lives around everything home, a deep-rooted culture of innovation, a fundamental commitment to Equity and Belonging, and world-class benefits. But, don't just take our word for it. Read our reviews on Glassdoor and recent recognition from multiple organizations, including: Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For (#69), Fortune Best Workplaces for Diversity (#38), Fortune Best Workplaces for Parents (#31), Fortune Best Workplaces for Women (#20), Fatherly's Best Workplaces for New Dads (#37), JUST Capital 100 Company (#69), Bloomberg Gender Equality Index constituent.

Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.