viisights is a leading provider of behavioral understanding systems for real-time video intelligence that leverage unique artificial intelligence technology. The company provides behavioral understanding systems for safe and smart cities, smart enterprises, critical infrastructures, transportation hubs and shared mobility initiatives.
viisights was founded by a group of serial entrepreneurs with proven track records in building and developing businesses that rely on innovative, state-of-the-art technologies. The company’s founders recognized the growing global need for intelligence promoting safer physical and virtual public areas – and realized that smart video understanding technology can become a true game changer.
viisights is committed to developing artificial intelligence technologies that facilitate human-like video understanding, which in turn serves as basis for fully autonomous video intelligence systems powered by pattern prediction technology. To achieve success, the company relies on a seasoned management, a knowledgeable tech team, cutting-edge technological expertise and a far-reaching vision.
Introduction to viisights
Asaf is highly experienced
professional with strong mix
of managerial and technical
skills. Asaf has more than 20
years of software engineering
experience in strategic
planning, product development,
building organizations and
operations. Former CEO &
Founder of Zaponet – data
science solution, sold to Ness
Former Director of Engineering
at Jumptap , sold to Millennial
Media. Prior to Jumptap
Asaf was an R&D manager
at Amdocs content division
leading the first development
and implementation of Amdocs
digital commerce platform.
Asaf has a Bsc. in information
system from the Technion and
MBA in business management
from Bar-Ilan university.
Menashe has a record of
leading strategy planning,
product development and
technology in a variety of
companies and domains. His
areas of expertise include
internet, advertising, media,
telecom, mobile and e-health.
Adept at driving strategy at
start-up and large established
global technology companies
in innovative environments.
He served as CTO at
Comverse, one of the world’s
leading telecom providers,
as well as holding various
executive and board positions
in several companies.
Chief Scientist & Research
Simon Polak is the Chief
Scientist of viisights. He has
BA (summa cum laude) and
MSc in Computer Sciences
from Technion and spent 5
years in Computer Sciences
PhD program in Hebrew
He has 18 years of experience
in research and development
in the field of Machine
Learning with applications to
Computer Vision and Natural
Language Processing both in
the academia and the industry
Amjad experience spans
all aspects of architecting,
designing and building,
implementing and deploying a
complex, distributed, scalable
and highly-perform real-time
information, big data and
mission-critical systems in a
global internet environment.
He is former co-founder
of Zaponet – data science
solutions, sold to Ness
Technologies. Amjad served
as CTO in Zaponet and later
in NESS Technologies. Prior
to Zaponet, he fills various
development leading positions
in JumpTap, Galil Software and
Neustar. He Holds a MA in
Computer Science from the
Braunschweig University of
Technology in Germany.
We are looking for a top-notch experienced hands-on data/content manager to join our group of data managers.
This isn’t a managerial role, the role is to effectively define, discover, collect and manage data for machine learning algorithms.
Defining the details of the data-sets that are required for training and testing our state-of-the-art computer vision and audio and text analytics algorithms.
Collecting and tagging massive content items (e.g. images, video and text) in a timely manner according to engineering and product instructions.
Test the quality of the company’s recognition and analysis algorithms through an iterative training process.
Work with external resources and service providers, i.e. Amazon Mechanical Turk, Contractor.
Constantly work on optimizing the training and quality assurance processes by creating and updating working procedures and task methodologies by using various tools and driving engineering platform requirements.
Experience in managing massive amount of content/data items (tens of millions)
Excellent proven content/data collection and search skills via the open web and via web proprietary resources.
Detail-oriented – know how to pay attention to details – A Must Have.
Experience in managing content (images and videos) for training of computer vision algorithms – Big Advantage.
Excellent interpersonal and written/oral communication skills.
Ability to quickly learn and utilize new technologies and tools.
Full Stack Software Engineer/Team Lead
We are looking for top-notch full-stack experienced software engineer. As a leading team member, you will have a significant role in developing the key features of the company’s products mainly in building the training subsystem – a critical component in the machine learning framework. You will be responsible for requirements analysis, design, prototyping, testing and simulation of those features. The optimal candidate is an experienced software engineer who can be responsible and implement the subsystem, in all is aspects.
Bachelor degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field – A Must.
At least 3 years of proven experience in similar role – A Must.
Knowledge of JAVA and Python – A Must.
Knowledge in Relational Database – A Must.
Knowledge in REST Web Services – A Must.
Knowledge in HTML, CSS, JS, JQuery – A Must.
Knowledge in Angular – Advantage.
Knowledge in NoSQL databases – Advantage.
Knowledge of UNIX shell scripts – Advantage.
Knowledge of Cloud e.g. Amazon, Azure – Advantage.
Ability to rapidly learn new technologies and tools – A Must.
Machine Learning Algorithm Developer Expert
We are looking for top-notch algorithm developer in the fields of Machine Learning and Computer Vision. As a leading team member, you will have a significant role in developing the
company products’ key features. You will be responsible for feature requirements analysis, design, prototyping, testing and simulation. The optimal candidate is a hands-on algorithm developer with real world experience in algorithm design, optimization and implementation,
complemented by a broad knowledge of modern Computer Vision and Machine Learning tools.
Proven experience in design and development of algorithms for one of the following: Computer vision, Deep Learning and Machine Learning – a must
M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree in computer science, electrical engineering, software engineering or related field – a must.
Track record in algorithmic research and development with an expertise in creating data plans for analysis and simulation, predictive analytics, machine learning and image/video analysis – a must
Experience in Python – a must
Experience in C++ – big advantage
Experience in working with one of the deep learning frameworks (CAFFE, TensorFlow etc.)– big advantage
Experience in handling massive amount of data structured and unstructured residing in a big-data store (e.g. Hadoop) – big advantage.
Excellent communication skills.
VP OF PRODUCT
We are looking for a top-notch VP of Product in the field of video analytics for security, safety and surveillance with experience and expertise in defining, creating and managing product specifications in various related domains. The perfect candidate would be responsible for converting the company’s strategy to the most innovative video analytics products that leverage the company’s unique video understanding technology. You will supervise the product definition and the product development and will have full responsibility for delivering high standard products. As a leading team member, you will join the company’s management team and will be responsible for all aspects of product management and product development activities. You will be in charge of product management (specifications toward engineering) and product development (the engineering team). The perfect candidate would be a hands-on senior product manager, director or vice-president from a company that operates in the domain of security and surveillance using unique technology. The perfect candidate has taken products from vision to market delivery, with tens of millions of dollars in revenues.
Bachelor degree or higher in Information Technology, Computer science, Finance, Business Management or related field – a must .
At least 10 years’ experience as a Senior Director or VP of Product Management for a technology company – a must.
Expert knowledge in video analytics from at least one of the following domains: safe & smart city, critical infrastructures, secure and safe (smart) business, brick and mortar retail– a must.
Experience in converting company vision into detailed oriented product specification and product marketing activities – a must.
Experience in agile development methodology – big advantage.
Experience in engineering and engineering processes – big advantage.
Experience in using products that use data for competitive advantage – big advantage.
Adequate knowledge of Big Data as a domain: From business implications to the range of technologies, via product and architectural aspects.
Excellent business and technical analytical skills – ability to analyze & solve complex problems in large domains.
Project management skills, ability to manage tasks with direct and indirect subordinates – big advantage.
Business analysis: Proven competency in business analysis, requirements definition and business case production.
Proven influencer and communicator with stakeholders at all levels.
Forward thinking: Able to inspire, predict trends, develop a vision and a roadmap.
Flexibility: has a flexible approach to change, is able to work effectively in a variety of situations, under ambiguity, seeks improvements and looks to the future.
Communication: strong writing and presentation skills; ability to clearly communicate complex messages to a variety of audiences including senior management and to the board of directors.