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Software Engineer - Computer Vision
Redwood City, CA

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Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for the design, development, and testing of production quality image processing and computer vision algorithms for our next-generation microscope. The candidate will be motivated, dynamic, and comfortable with a fast-paced small team environment. The candidate will work closely with other members of a multidisciplinary team to create high quality and high performing solutions.

What You'll Do

* Development of computer vision and image processing algorithms for microscope image processing, cell tracking, cell lineage tracking, feature extraction/tracking, noise mitigation
* Development of manageable, object-oriented, and intuitive software modules using python
* Development algorithms always keeping the end-user in mind

About You

* Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field
* 2+ years of industry experience although strong recent graduates or advanced degree recipients will be considered
* Proficiency in python development with a commitment to writing clean, manageable, and stable code
* Code optimization for real time processing, particularly using CUDA
* Excellent OpenCV and TensorFlow experience
* Strong understanding of the live cell brightfield and fluorescence microscopy imaging pipeline
* Creative, resourceful, and innovative problem solver
* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, and small team environment
* Excellent communication skills

Nice to Have

* Experience using GCP (Google Cloud Platform)
* Experience with building microscopes or other imaging devices
* Microsoft Visual Studio development experience

Company Perks & Benefits

* Competitive salary
* Generous equity at an early stage company
* Robust medical, dental and vision benefits
* 401k Plan
* 4x daily Shuttle bus to & from San Francisco (more locations to come)
* Fully stocked kitchen and snacks
* Free catered lunches and dinners


Synthego's vision is to turn biology into an information science, with the ultimate goal of dramatically extending the healthy human lifespan.

Synthego builds advanced bioinformatics and automated hardware platforms to create next-generation molecular biology tools, starting with full-stack genome engineering.

These world-class tools accelerate basic scientific discovery, critical disease cures and novel synthetic biology applications to improve and prolong life.

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