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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

JOB: Computer vision expert with DSP wanted for well-funded video analytics startup


A unique opportunity to join an internationally funded start up
company specialising in the development of image processing
applications for the CCTV market. The company is at its formation
stage so this is your chance to get a piece of the action. Funded by
an established IP camera/video encoder manufacturer with a turnover
exceeding USD 10M, the company is being formed to supply video
analytics software for the funding company and beyond.

Based near Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, UK, the company is looking for
senior and principal software engineers to join its team of
experienced technical and management personnel that are well respected
within the CCTV arena. You will be a key player in the development of
video content analysis software for a new range of IP security

Reporting to the Chief Technical Officer, you will be a technology
driven individual with a minimum of 3 years (senior) / 5 years
(principal) of embedded and DSP software development, also with video
and image processing experience. The target environment is TI DaVinci
DSP with embedded Linux on an ARM platform but much of the prototyping
work will be done in Windows so excellent C and C++ development skills
on both platforms are essential. You will have a good degree from a
top-tier university in electronics/computing or related discipline.
You will be proficient in written and spoken English.

VCA Technology offers a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.
This is a chance to join an exciting startup company with a guaranteed
market that is rapidly expanding.

In return you can expect a competitive salary, 25 days paid holiday
and share options.


Type: Permanent

Location: Surbiton Surrey

Start: ASAP

Salary: 30K to 45K (Senior Engineer) + share options

Salary: 40K to 55K (Principal Engineer) + share options

To apply for this position please send an up to date CV with a
covering letter to