Senior Research Scientist, Foundation Model, Vision and Language – 2880

San Jose, US-United States
Posted 4 months ago
About The Company

This company pioneers short-form video creation and social engagement, boasting a vast, engaged user base. Its platform empowers users with creative tools, filters, and effects. With a diverse content ecosystem, it’s a hub of creativity and expression. The proprietary algorithm ensures personalized content feeds, enhancing user engagement and satisfaction. This company wields significant influence on digital media, making it an invaluable partner for innovative collaborations and marketing endeavors.

About the Team

Our team’s mission is to empower content understanding and creation using CV/NLP related technologies. We focus on cutting-edge R&D in areas like multi-modal understanding, vision and language, foundation models, audio/music understanding and generation with an emphasis on content creation. The team is a mix of experienced research scientists and research engineers, aiming to push the research boundaries in multi-modality and applying our research results to improve the experience of TikTok users.


– Conduct cutting-edge research and development in computer vision and natural language processing, especially in the areas of multi-modality, vision and language, etc.
– Publish our latest research results, and help to build our brand in the research community.
– Transfer our research results to product applications, and explore new product ideas with CV/NLP at its core.


– Research and engineering experience in one or more areas of computer vision and natural language processing, including but not limited to
– Experience in multi-modal understanding, vision and language, such as video captioning, VQA, Text-to-video retrieval, and other related topics.
– Work with very large-scale datasets, and build very large-scale datasets to scale up foundation models.
– Experience with language models and apply them in various downstream tasks.
– Experience in audio/music understanding and generation.
– Preferring candidates with publications in top-tier venues such as CVPR, ECCV, ICCV, NeurIPS, ICLR, ICML, EMNLP, ACL, COLING, etc
– Highly competent in algorithms and programming
– Strong coding skills in Python and popular deep learning frameworks.
– Work and collaborate well with team members.
– Ability to work independently
– Strong communication skills.

Job Features

Job CategoryAI Research
SenioritySenior IC / Tech Lead
Base Salary$180,000 - $280,000

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