Job description

Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary


The Senior Data Scientist (Computer Vision) will develop Machine Learning and/or Deep Learning based integrated solutions that address customer needs such as inspection topside and subsea. They will also be responsible for development of machine vision algorithms for automation and development of data analytics programs for Oceaneering’s next generation systems.

Duties & Responsibilities



  • Lead and supervise a team of entry level engineers on product/prototype design & development assignments or applications in the Software/Computer Vision/Machine learning/Deep learning domain
  • Architect vision based solutions by selection of appropriate technology and components
  • Lead and conduct advanced research for Computer Vision
  • Work with third parties to utilize off the shelf industrial solutions
  • Iteratively develop proof-of-concept implementations, prototypes and demos to fine-tune technologies to practical, state of the art systems
  • Innovate and develop algorithms and solutions to advance Object tracking and classification
  • Algorithm development on key research areas based on client’s technical problem. This requires constant paper reading, and staying ahead of the game by knowing what is and will be state of the art in this field.
  • Ability to work hands-on in cross-functional teams with a strong sense of self-direction


  • Develop an awareness of programming and design alternatives
  • Cultivate and disseminate knowledge of application development best practices
  • Gather statistics and prepare and write reports on the status of the programming process for discussion with management and/or team members
  • Direct research on emerging application development software products, languages, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts
  • Train, manage and provide guidance to junior staff
  • Perform all other duties as requested, directed or assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This position has NO direct supervisory responsibilities.

Reporting Relationship

  • This person will be reporting to a Product Development Manager in the Technology group.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineer (or related field) with five or more years of past experience working on Computer Vision and Deep Learning based projects


Master’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering (or related field) with three or more years of past experience working on Computer Vision and Deep Learning based projects


  • Knowledge of inner working of any vision software (such as OpenCV, PCL, CNN)
  • Technically fluent in programming languages, including Python, C, C++, Java, C# and other object oriented paradigms
  • Competent and proficient understanding of platforms such as UNIX (Solaris and Linux) and Windows
  • Hands-on software troubleshooting experience
  • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies
  • Strong coding skills.
  • Hands-on software troubleshooting experience
  • Edge based and/or cloud based AI/ML Code deployment experience (DevOps)
  • Experience with Azure Cloud based ML services
  • Experience in computer vision, image processing and other related applied engineering fields.
  • Strong background in mathematics and/or statistics is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of git and version control
  • Familiarity with NVIDIA's Jetson Board & Deep Stream Framework on Linux/Ubuntu machines

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, And Other Characteristics

  • Ability to analyze situations accurately, utilizing a variety of analytical techniques in order to make well informed decisions
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Skill to gather, analyze and interpret data
  • Ability to determine and meet customer needs
  • Ensures that others involved in a project or effort are kept informed about developments and plans
  • Knowledge of communication styles and techniques
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
  • Skill to prioritize workflow in a changing work environment
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Additional Information

Working Conditions

This position is considered OFFICE WORK which is characterized as follows.

  • Almost exclusively indoors during the day and occasionally at night
  • Occasional exposure to airborne dust in the work place
  • Work surface is stable (flat)

Physical Activity/Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is considered LIGHT work.




  • Lift up to 20 pounds
  • Climbing, stooping, kneeling, squatting, and reaching
  • Lift up to 10 pounds
  • Standing
  • Repetitive movements of arms and hands
  • Sit with back supported

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