Remote | Entry-level | Freelance | Part-time
Williams-Sonoma

Temporary Software Engineer — Computer Vision

Requisition Number: SS-16507
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Part-time

JOB DESCRIPTION
Location: San Jose, CA (Non-California Residents can work Remote from anywhere within the United States)

Terms: 12-16-week contract on a Williams-Sonoma, Inc. W2 (Non-exempt)

Hours:
Monday — Friday; 20-hours max per week (part-time)
Work hours: anytime between 8 AM — 7 PM Pacific Time; up to 8 paid hours max per day; 20 paid hours max per week

About Outward, Inc.
Outward, Inc. HQ is based in San Jose, CA and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Williams Sonoma, Inc.

At Outward Inc. our vision is to ‘lower the friction’ with regards to all aspects of the customer journey for our parent company and our retail customers. We do this by offering new technology solutions that enable new experiences and top-notch visualizations of their products. We are continuously pushing the boundaries of how 3D and AR/ VR technologies will drive the next generation shopping experience. Through our portfolio of premium lifestyle brands — our mission is to deepen consumer connections with the products that matter and deliver an innovative experience.

Summary:
We’re looking for talented software engineer to work part-time (20-hours max per week) for our applied Research & Development Group located in San Jose, CA. The best candidate will assist us in making new visual experiences through research and software engineering. The R&D group works on problems in imaging, computer vision, graphics, and machine learning. Some areas of interest are:

  • Computer Vision: multiple view geometry, point cloud reconstruction
  • Deep Learning
  • Physically based rendering, global illumination
  • Graphics pipelines
  • Machine learning, DNNs

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
We will like to meet you because…

  • You have a BSc Degree in CS, EE, Applied Math or similar field
  • You have skills in design and implementation of algorithms
  • You have strong software engineering skills in Python or C++
  • You have experience with scientific libraries such as NumPy, scikit-learn, image manipulation libraries like OpenCV, Machine learning frameworks like Tensorflow, PyTorch
  • You have strong communication skills
  • You have GPGPU programming knowledge – OpenGL, CUDA, etc.
  • You have practical experience with modern CNN architectures

Estimated Start date(s) & additional Information:
September 9, 2019 (or sooner) through December 20, 2019 (up to 16-weeks max)
If you work more than 5-hours per day, you are required by the state of California to take a 30-minute lunch break

This position Will Not offer Visa Sponsorship or relocation assistance.

Outward, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Outward, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the California Fair Employment Act (AB 1008), or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.