Research Engineer (m/f/d) for the Development of Computer Vision Systems

AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH

Wien - vor 1 Monat

We are Austria's largest research and technology organisation and an international player in applied research for innovative infrastructure solutions. This makes us a powerful development partner for industry and a top employer in the scientific community. Our Center for Digital Safety & Security is seeking to hire new Ingenious Partners for our location in Vienna:

Research Engineer (m/f/d) for the Development of Computer Vision Systems


  • Protecting citizens is one of the greatest social challenges. Ensuring the security of people and infrastructure requires the analysis of multitude video data with state-of-the-art analysis systems. For Surveillance & Protection applications, it is necessary to provide security-related information to infrastructure manager and the executive.
  • As part of your interdisciplinary team, you will explore and develop scalable computer vision methods, considering the latest research and actively developing them for real-world applications.


  • You will use your knowledge in software development for the implementation and optimization of vision systems.
  • In order to rapidly develop efficient image processing solutions, you will develop and improve systems concepts, algorithms and applications.
  • You will focus also on the adjustments and development of scalable and platform-independent architectures which automatically extract events from offline or live videos.
  • You will use your analytical skills to design new solutions in the field of real-time data and signal processing for end users - the solutions are based on a customer requirement analysis using scientific state-of-the-art technologies.
  • You will work with the latest software development tools and sensor technologies on "Visual Sensing and Analytics" in order to improve "Situational Awareness".
  • Your innovative solving approaches are based on the requirements of the end-user and are characterized technologically as well as scientifically by excellence.
  • You support the acquisition and management of research and development projects and you are a reliable contact person for our industrial and project partners.


  • Your developed methods prove themselves in practice and are used successfully by our customers.
  • You actively share your knowledge with colleagues, support students and work with the relevant community.

Your qualifications as an Ingenious Partner*:

  • Completed university studies in computer science, mathematics, physics or telematics
  • Experiences in computer vision & image processing (Deep Learning) with common platforms like TensorFlow
  • Good programming skills in C#, C++, Python, versioning tools (Git)
  • Ideally, you have additional knowledge, or you are interested in:optical sensors, GPU, computer architectures and parallel processing
  • computer graphics, AR/VR/MR technologies
  • Unity3D, mobile development in Android
  • Special interest in applied research and solutions of practical problems
  • Teamwork, flexibility and commitment
  • Good communication skills in English (spoken and written), German is an asset.

What to expect:

The minimum gross annual salary according to the collective agreement is EUR 54.768,--. The actual salary will be determined individually, based on your qualifications and experience. In addition, we offer company benefits, flexible working conditions, individual training and career opportunities in a highly innovative environment.

At AIT, the promotion of women is important to us - that's why we are especially looking forward to hearing from female applicants.


Please submit your application documents including your CV, motivational letter and certificates online:

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