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Computer Vision Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

Location: Helsinki, Finland (Part-time office presence required)

Are you ready to revolutionize the world of computer vision? Do you have a passion for pushing the boundaries of technology and making an impact? If you’re a very practical and engineering-minded professional with either a lot or just a little computer vision background and have the ambition to make it to the top of the field, we want to hear from you.

At Distance technologies, we're on a mission to fundamentally transform the way people perceive and interact with the world. We are a team of industry pioneers based in Helsinki, fusing software, hardware and optics to create the world's first glasses-free mixed reality solution for automotive, aerospace and beyond. We are looking for exceptional people with vision and skills to do things most think impossible. Ready to bridge the gap between the present and the possible? Next stop - Distance.

Position Overview: Computer vision engineer - junior or senior. Expert positions in our core competence team responsible for developing all aspects of our computer vision solutions from hardware to optics, algorithms and user testing.

Why Join Us?

  • Innovative Projects: Work on pioneering projects that are shaping the future of computer vision.
  • Talented Team: Collaborate with some of the brightest minds in the industry.
  • Hybrid Work: Enjoy the flexibility of hybrid work options, combining the best of both worlds.
  • Vibrant Location: Experience the unique culture and high quality of life that Helsinki offers.

Role and Responsibilities: Depending on your experience level, as an essential part of our team you will perform some or all of the following:

  • Assist our other talented machine learning and computer vision engineers with tooling, experiments, data engineering and testing aiming for groundbreaking products
  • Develop and deploy state-of-the-art solutions yourself
  • Contribute to the design, implementation, and optimization of complex algorithms and models.
  • Ensure the seamless integration of our technologies into various applications and platforms.
  • Engage in problem-solving and troubleshooting to support the team in overcoming technical challenges.
  • Collaborate across departments to align our innovations with the company’s strategic goals.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Technical Proficiency:
    • Strong generic engineering background with hands-on experience in computer vision, imaging, machine learning, or related fields.
    • Software product engineering experience
    • Data engineering skills
    • Computer vision related hardware knowledge
    • Preferably basic applied mathematics and signal processing skills (calculus, statistics, linear algebra, geometry, filtering, estimation). Self-learned or university-level
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Ability to tackle complex challenges and deliver effective solutions.
  • Team Player: Excellent collaboration skills to work seamlessly with a diverse, multidisciplinary team.
  • Adaptability: Comfortable in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with a passion for continuous learning.
  • Global Perspective: Willingness to work in a hybrid model and collaborate with team members from around the world.


  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related discipline are preferred, but not a must.
  • Proven experience in computer vision or machine learning projects.
  • Proficiency in relevant programming languages such as Python and C++.
  • Familiarity with frameworks and tools like OpenCV, numpy, TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc.
  • Strong analytical and debugging skills.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and performance bonuses.
  • Flexible working hours and remote work opportunities.
  • Comprehensive health and wellness benefits.
  • Professional development and learning opportunities.
  • Relocation assistance for candidates moving to Helsinki.

Ready to Apply? If you’re excited about the opportunity to work with a world-class team on groundbreaking projects, we’d love to hear from you!

To Apply: Send your resume and a cover letter detailing your experience and why you’re the perfect fit for this role to iwanttowork@distance.tech.

Our company is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.