Deep Learning Engineer at Planet Labs
San Francisco, CA, US
Welcome to Planet. We believe in using space to help life on Earth.

Planet’s mission is to image the whole world every day and make global change visible, accessible, and actionable. We have a people-centric approach toward culture and community and we are iterating in a way that puts our team members first and prepares our company for growth. Be a part of our mission and help build a company that is changing the world.

Our Imagery Analytics group is a high impact team that’s building next generation of global coverage and daily imagery tools. We’re talking about the projects that will help us move from seeing the past to understanding what’s happening today. To achieve this, we’re working on software that utilizes the latest techniques in machine learning (including deep learning), computer vision, and remote sensing and we’re looking for talented engineers that have applied experience to join our team.

The Role:

As a Deep Learning Engineer, you'll work on a small team and collaborate closely with your peers in order to:

Research and develop novel deep learning models using hyperspectral satellite data.
Build data sets to power model development.
Improve upon existing state of the art deep learning models.
Help architect Planet’s Deep learning infrastructure

The Must Haves:

Experience solving real-world problems with machine and deep learning models.
Expertise in modern deep learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, Caffe2, Theano, MXNet, CNTK, or Keras.
Expertise in at least one general purpose programming language such as Python, Java, or C++.
Ph. D or M.S. degree in machine learning/deep learning.

The Nice to Haves:

5+ years experience building software.
Experience developing custom remote sensing applications.
Experience with Jupyter Notebooks to perform analysis.
Experience with AWS or Google Cloud Platform
Experience reading and implementing research papers.

Some press about us:

Our CEO, Will Marshall's Dreamforce Talk

"A Tech Start-Up Just Restored My Faith in Humanity" by Kevin Roose, NY Magazine

"A Start-Up Provides a Picture of Our Shape-Shifting Planet" by Quentin Hardy, NYTimes Bits

About Planet:

Planet is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and has approximately 375 employees across its American, German, Netherlands and Canadian Offices. This role is part of a team we are newly forming in 2017 and will help define how we build value on our unique data set. If you are qualified, we'd love to talk!