Applied Scientist, Computer Vision

Postmates, San Francisco

Delivery from all your favorites places on-demand

Postmates is on a mission to help people unlock the best of their cities -- and their lives, with an insanely reliable on-demand “everything” network.  We’re the first and still leading company in the on-demand space -- with a fleet of 65,000 Postmates, the largest network of merchants in the U.S. and a brand that has become a verb in pop culture.  We’re looking for people who aren’t afraid to be first -- or eccentric, and who are passionate about creating the new, new.



  • Expertise in Deep Learning-based Computer Vision (2+ years of experience in CV)
  • Extensive experience with programming and algorithm design
  • A Ph.D in CS Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Statistics, or in a highly quantitative field
  • Strong math background
  • Top notch coding skills in one or more high level languages such as Python, MATLAB, ...
  • Hacker! Can iterate quickly, make rapid prototypes, and throw them away and start over.
  • Product-minded: Iterative approach to problem-solving; demonstrated ability to simplify


  • Knowledge of probabilistic filtering, 3D data
  • ACM competition participants
  • Fluency in C++
  • Strong sense of ownership and drive
  • Experience in early stage startups


  • Competitive salary and generous stock option plan (stay aligned with the long term value you create)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance and it’s 100% paid for by the company
  • Tasty, healthy lunches 
  • Snack-filled kitchen (mostly healthy, but very tasty)
  • Impact-first work environment (no politics, no pandering)
  • Huge company vision (we need you to build the future, not just maintain the status quo)
  • Killer office in San Francisco close to mass transit

About Postmates

Postmates is transforming the way local goods move around a city by enabling anyone to get any product delivered in under an hour. Available for iPhone, Android and on the web, the on-demand logistics service connects customers with local couriers, who purchase and deliver goods from any restaurant or store in a city, 24/7. 

Want to learn more about Postmates? Visit Postmates's website.