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 identifying fundable projects fitting organizational strategies, writing proposals to publicly funded grants for national European agencies, certify research and development activities for tax deductions, ensure the correct development of the granted projects and create and maintain required reporting to funding sources on the status of projects and the appropriation and use of funds. 

You’ll be also participating in the research and development activities, and will ensure the compliance with the projects objectives, and the correct documentation of the activities undertaken by the research and development teams. 

Who You Are (Soft Skills, Attributes)

  • Strong communicator - possessing interpersonal, written, and oral skills 
  • Hands-on and able to work well within a multi-skilled team of algorithm, software and product engineers, but also finance and administrative team 
  • Able to identify fundable projects, and design a funding strategy for them 
  • Able to understand the research and development activities carried out, and even participate in their completion 
  • Able to write high quality technical proposals, and company strategy and economical proposal in collaboration with management and marketing, finance and administrative teams 
  • Able to write research surveys about the state of the art of a given technical field related to Computer Vision and Machine Learning 
  • Problem solver – proactively detect project deviation and taking the initiative to ensure compliance on the projects delivery and needed documentation 
  • Able to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines, while adapting to changing demands 
  • Able to travel as needed 

What You Need (Skills/Experience)

  • BSc/MSc degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering (or related field) 
  • 3-4+ years’ experience in writing successful grant proposals for national and European agencies; Spanish research grants strongly preferred
  • 3-4+ years’ experience managing grants for national and European agencies 
  • 2-3+ years’ experience in research and development in Computer Vision, Machine Learning or related field 
  • Knowledge of funding sources  
  • Skill in writing grant proposals 
  • Strong writing skills and oral communications skills 
  • Skill in research and analysis 

What Would be Nice (Preferred Skills/Experience)

  • Grant evaluation experience in a national or European agency 
  • Knowledge of Deep Neural Networks 
  • Knowledge of Object Recognition 
  • C/C++ programming skills 
  • Python programming skills 
  • Experience with document extraction and authentication and/or facial recognition 

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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