San Diego, CA
Position Type: 
Full Time
Mitek Labs

What You'll Do (Role Description)

You will be an integral member of the Mitek Labs (R&D) team, responsible for creating and curating datasets for consumption by world class AI research scientists. These datasets are used for training, development and testing of our patented computer vision and machine learning library, CoreVision, used in all Mitek products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Own data collection activities to automatically harvest, ingest, and label data at scale
  • Supplement with activities required to manually create and label data
  • Use a variety of techniques including scripting, writing queries and calling internal and external APIs
  • Work with researchers to understand their requirements and the deployment of harvesting modules
  • Implement a backend store to support the data
  • Create and curate datasets
  • Provide simple programmatic interfaces for researchers to work with Datasets 
  • Recommend and drive acquisition of tooling and infrastructure used for these processes

Who You Are (Soft Skills, Attributes)

  • Self-starter and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Thrives in a fast-paced start-up team-focused culture and adapts to a changing environment
  • Data-driven, strategic mindset
  • Logical and creative problem-solving
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Planning, organization, and facilitation skills
  • Ability to manage and influence others (both within and outside your own direct work-group)
  • Ability to summarize complex issues simply and effectively

What You Need (Required Skills/Experience/Abilities)

  • BS in Information Systems, Computer Science, Math or a related field
  • 2+ Years of software development experience
  • Development/scripting language - Python
  • Experience using Python to build processes around data transformation, data structures, and metadata
  • Exposure to document stores such as MongoDB
  • API consumption using RESTful web services and JSON
  • Amazon Web Services 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with ambiguous requirements, adapt, and learn
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Meticulous attention to detail and excellent problem solving/troubleshooting skills
  • Strong experience and comfort with use of Microsoft Office tools
  • Understanding of Agile development and test-driven-development techniques
  • Permission to work in the US

Nice-to-Haves (Preferred Skills & Experience)

  • Image processing and image manipulation libraries and associated technologies
  • Knowledge of open-source Python and imaging libraries
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git
  • Exposure and experience with Amazon Mechanical Turk
  • Knowledge in data mining, machine learning, natural language processing, or information retrieval.
  • Prior experience in secure practices of handling sensitive data and PII

About Mitek

"Accelerating the digital transformation of business through intelligent mobile capture."

Mitek (NASDAQ: MITK) is an innovator in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning that simplify everyday tasks.

We are a global leader in mobile capture and digital identity verification software solutions. Mitek’s ID verification allows an enterprise to verify a user’s identity during a mobile transaction, enabling financial institutions, payments companies and other businesses operating in highly regulated markets to transact business safely while increasing revenue from the mobile channel. Mitek also reduces the friction in the mobile users’ experience with advanced data prefill. These innovative mobile solutions are embedded into the apps of more than 6,100 organizations and used by tens of millions of consumers for mobile check deposit, new account opening, insurance quoting, and more. 

We have a track record of breakthrough achievements that have helped to transform mobile banking and the identity authentication markets. As a result, we have grown globally with offices in the UK, the Netherlands and Spain.  

We’re looking for team members that live our core values of Delivering, Learning and Caring.

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