Computer Vision Software Developer

  • Clifton Park Center, NY
  • Full-time

Company Description

Founded in 1998, Kitware is a leader in the creation and support of open-source software and state-of-the-art technology, and is one of the fastest growing software companies in the country. Kitware leverages its diverse technical expertise to provide advanced custom solutions for a host of complex technical problems.

Job Description

Candidates will contribute their expertise by developing robust solutions for real-world data and actively working with industry and government agencies on a variety of vision-based projects. Projects include areas of video event and activity recognition, moving object detection and tracking, motion pattern learning and anomaly detection, functional object recognition, video compression, 3D reconstruction and other areas. Our efforts are sponsored by premier government R&D sponsors such as DARPA and AFRL, and include prime contracts as well as SBIRs and STTRs.


This is an opportunity for BS and MS level candidates to contribute exceptional skill in C++; knowledge of other programming languages such as C, Java, MATLAB, Perl, Tcl, and/or Python; knowledge of software development processes/environments including MS Visual Studio, gcc, make, CMake/CDash, XCode and/or Borland; and ability to develop software for Unix, Linux, MacOS and/or Windows operating systems to large open-source projects and communities.

For extremely talented researchers, we are always hiring. However, due to contractual restrictions, significant preference is being given to candidates that are US Citizens.

Additional Information

Candidates that have a strong preference should indicate their preferred office location somewhere in their cover letter or resume.  Available offices include Clifton Park, NY; Carrboro, NC or Santa Fe, NM.

Kitware team members enjoy a small company environment, flexibility in work assignments, and high levels of independence and responsibility.  Besides a great work environment, our comprehensive benefits package includes a generous compensation plan, flexible working hours, six weeks paid time off, 401(k), health insurance, life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, bonus plan, and free coffee, drinks and snacks. 

Kitware actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, veteran status, uniformed service member status, genetic pre-disposition to any condition, physical or non-physical disability or any other characteristics protected by law.