Biometric Research Engineer (Oxford, UK)

Veridium is looking for a Biometric Research Engineer to join our team of scientists and software engineers and help develop our password-free, biometric authentication platform that's centered around mobile devices.

This is an excellent opportunity to work with knowledgeable colleagues and gain experience in the rapidly growing space of biometrics and AI as well as machine learning (e.g. computer vision, neural networks), secure communication, and mobile device development.

In this role, you'll use available hardware to research and develop novel biometric data processing algorithms and produce enterprise-class software for mobile devices and servers. Examples of some of the duties this person would handle include extracting identity features from images, constructing 3D models from camera data, and detecting attempts to spoof biometrics.

We are a global, diverse team with offices in Oxford, London, Boston, New York, and Bucharest, with excellent career prospects coupled with the ability to learn new skills.

We encourage a free flow of ideas and your innovations have the potential to be used by millions of people to secure their identity.

Your role will include the following:

  • R&D data processing algorithms, including image processing, machine learning, deep learning

  • Development of iOS and Android mobile SDKs

  • Contribute to problem solving sessions

  • Code optimisation, maintenance, platform compiling, and automated testing

  • Collaboration with Sales Engineers and overseas teams

Minimum required experience

  • 2:1 degree (or equivalent) in the Science / Engineering disciplines

  • Programming experience in either C++, JAVA, or Objective-C / Swift

  • Ability to collaborate well with teammates and contribute to discussion

  • An understanding of the scientific approach to problem solving

  • Ideal experience would include Python and mobile app development, and a PhD in Science / Engineering.

Additional information

  • This is a permanent, 40-hour week position with an immediate start date.
  • The salary is £40k-£50k depending on experience.
  • The office is located in Oxford Science Park, Magdalen Centre, Oxford OX4 4GA