Research Engineer, Computer Vision, Google Research

Research Engineer, Computer Vision, Google Research

  • Full Time

Google is hiring a Research Engineer specializing in Computer Vision to join their Google Research team in Africa. This role involves translating theoretical models and concepts into AI solutions relevant to the African continent.


  • – Develop rapid prototypes to assess the feasibility and performance of potential AI solutions
  • – Design robust pipelines for taking AI models from research to production-level systems within African organizations
  • – Collaborate on sourcing, cleaning, and preparing datasets unique to African contexts for AI training and evaluation
  • – Build tools and APIs to help researchers and stakeholders interact with and understand AI model outcomes
  • – Contribute to open-source AI initiatives in Africa, create documentation, and train others on developed AI software systems

Minimum Qualifications

  • – Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience
  • – Typically 2 years of experience with software development in Python or other AI-relevant programming languages, or 1 year with an advanced degree
  • – Experience contributing to research communities, including publishing in forums (e.g., CVPR, NeurIPS, ICCV/ECCV, BMVC)
  • – Typically 2 years of experience with Computer Vision algorithms and tools (e.g., TensorFlow)

Preferred Qualifications

  • – PhD in Computer Science, a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
  • – Knowledge of linear algebra, statistics, and calculus relating to AI algorithm principles
  • – Experience in developing accessible technologies

Google offers competitive compensation and benefits packages, along with opportunities for professional growth and development.

Google is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace.