Computer Scientist, Vision & Robotics Lab (Scene Understanding/Navigation)

SRI International

Princeton, NJ

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SRI International’s Center for Vision Technologies (CVT) at Princeton, NJ offers end-to-end vision solutions that translate into real-world applications. Our center is a leader in computer vision solutions for defense, security, and the training marketplace. Our scientists pioneered real-time, real-world computer vision with the early development of pyramid/wavelet processing that enabled analysis with unprecedented speed and precision. They continue today with a broad array of advances in visual navigation, 3D scene modeling, and object and activity recognition.


The Vision & Robotics Lab in CVT is currently searching for a Computer Scientist to work on projects that aim to develop algorithms, software and applications in areas such as Scene Understanding, Navigation, Multi-Modal Target Detection or Classification, Visual Localization, and Geo-Search and Registration.


Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Ability to provide innovative algorithms with high-quality implementation skills.
  • Work effectively in a team to achieve the goals of projects and deliver software and systems to external clients
  • PhD or Masters in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related fields.
  • Experience with implementing Deep Learning algorithms for computer vision or robotics applications is required.
  • Experience in at least one of the following areas:
    • Multi-Modal Fusion
    • Deep Reinforcement Learning,
    • Lifelong Learning
    • Object Detection and Classification
    • Semantic Segmentation
    • Depth Estimation
    • 3D Mapping and Modeling
    • Motion Estimation

Desired skills:

  • Experience with real-time systems
  • Due to government project requirements, the preference for this position is US Citizen or Permanent Resident.


For Colorado and New York residents, the salary range is: $94,036-$193,943. Salary ranges for this role will vary and are based on several factors, including geographic location, market competitiveness and equity amongst internal employees in similar roles. SRI has a competitive benefits package, to view details please go to:


SRI International, an over 75-year strong pioneering research institute, has a rich history supporting government and industry. Our innovations have created new industries, billions of dollars in market value and lasting benefits to society. SRI is organized around broad disciplines and capabilities, with research and development divisions and labs to groups who excel at identifying new opportunities, developing products and creating custom solutions. Our organization is driven by impact - delivering unique solutions for the world's important challenges and transforming ideas into reality for clients and partners.