VP - Software Imaging Engineering

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VP - Software Imaging Engineering

Abu Dhabi | United Arab Emirates

DarkMatter is looking for an VP - Software Imaging Engineering based in the UAE to lead Advance Research Imaging development in Edge Computing Secure Communications domain to drive end-to-end security architecture. This includes clients that could be smart IoT devices or mobile devices to cloud at the other end of the network. The person would work across the organization in collaboration with the key business groups stakeholders to ensure that our research goals and schedules are well aligned. The ideal candidate will have preferably demonstrated prior experience in leading hardware and/or software strategy and development projects. He or she should have a good understanding of Cybersecurity, wireless, IOT, machine learning and compute technologies. We are looking for someone who is flexible and can respond quickly, energetically, and enthusiastically to challenges, and develop proofs of concepts that can be quickly productized. The successful candidate will interact with engineering teams, operations, IT, legal, marketing, finance, procurement and other resources inside and outside DarkMatter. 


Essential Functions 

  • Understand use cases and customer requirements for secure communications and develop a secure architecture solution working with the cross-functional teams.
  • Develop proof of concepts of new solution working with the teams.
  • Develop and drive Vision of Imaging solution for future Darkmatter potential products
  • Close collaboration with Research and Development teams
  • Excellent Communicator of Vision to internal and external audiences through presentations and technical papers
  • Have the ability to appropriately prioritize and drive issues to closure/resolution keeping the big picture in sight at all times
  • Must be a disciplined organizer and ready to work with highly skilled engineering teams in order to identify and resolve potential risks to the schedule and quality of the product.
  • Must be at ease leading and working with distributed teams, ODMs, contractors across multiple geographies and time zones
  • Collaborate across the organization to manage dependencies.
  • Proactively identify and mitigate risks and remove impediments.
  • Communicate project status, deployment milestones/timelines, schedules, risks, expectations, timelines/milestones, team velocity and other key project metrics to multiple audiences (executive management, project team, clients, key stakeholders, etc.) 
  • Setup and drive Imaging research with Universities and standards in collaboration with Industry.

Education and Experience 

  • Master’s or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, electrical engineering, related field and at least 10 years’ experience in Imaging (face, object, recognition)
  • Has led some groundbreaking work in face and object recognition domains
  • Led proof of concept development and transfer of technology to product teams
  • Excellent cross-functional communication skills (verbal/written), collaboration, and interpersonal skills are essential 
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to influence with a prevailing positive approach. Able to build strong partnerships across the organization to deliver the best outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and leverage technical knowledge to effectively guide strategy, development, and teams.

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DREAM ENVIRONMENT

At DarkMatter, you’ll find a fast-paced environment where you can shape our product roadmap. We’re a young company with the agility of a startup, but the experienced talent and resources of an established firm. With a sense of adventure and drive to succeed, you can make your dreams a reality in the Middle East.

A hub for innovation

  • The Middle East is one of the fastest moving economic regions on the planet and the UAE plays a largerole in this growth. In 2014, the government launched its National Innovation Strategy, which aims to transform the UAE into one of the world’s most innovative countries through a seven-sector plan.
  • The plan includes creating innovation incubators and technological infrastructure and supporting the private sector in building research centres, innovation communities and more. 
  • Additionally, the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda aims to shift the nation to a knowledge-based economy. Smart cities such as Dubai and the technologies they employ are examples of how the UAE has set these goals in motion.
  • This connectivity and investment in innovation can lead to exciting career opportunities for you in an expanding economy.

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