Junior Data Scientist at LV8 Sport

Job Description

Based in Battersea, London, LV8 Sport is a privately funded sports-tech startup, leveraging Computer Vision and Machine Learning to deliver a unique data-led approach to performance analysis across a select group of sports. Our first product, Grow Football, is an AR-based iOS application which provides players of all levels with detailed analysis of their performance, and is launching this summer with a top European football club.

Due to one of our data scientists moving into a neuroscience research position, we have a vacancy available for a Junior Data Scientist, starting in July/August of this year.

This is a permanent position, with hybrid working and a competitive starting salary, and an additional annual bonus.

Job Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Training, testing and optimising object detection, computer vision and image analysis algorithms for iOS deployment.
  • Developing and evaluating quantitative scoring metrics from video and pose estimation data.
  • Preparing and processing imaging data for sure in model training.
  • Building and maintaining metrics data processing pipelines to improve processes.
  • Remaining up to date with current state-of-the-art research and literature in ML and CV.

Job Requirements

Successful candidates should have:

  • Good knowledge and understanding in machine learning; particularly object detection, image segmentation, pose estimation and optical flow.
  • Demonstratable experience applying analytical skills to problems such as data collection, analysis, visualisation, statistics.
  • Experience in ML frameworks Tensorflow/Pytorch.
  • Experience training custom deep learning networks and pre-trained CV models such as YOLO or MobileNet.
  • Experience deploying models in iOS-compatible mobile machine learning frameworks (Apple CoreML, Google MLKit).
  • Strong programming skills in Python (numpy, scipy, pandas, matplotlib).
  • Proficiency with good software engineering practices and versioning control (Git).
  • Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills.•An interest in sports analytics and/or biomechanics.
  • Previous iOS development is a nice-to-have.

The Details

July/August 2021

Hybrid (Remote/SW8)

Graduate Role

01/09/21 12:00


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