Applied Scientist

Tel AvivC++, PythonSelf-driving carsSpecialist
Vacancy closed
Yandex’s mission is to revolutionize the way people and goods are moving around. With its best in class self-driving cars technology, Yandex lets people move from point A to B safely, conveniently, and most efficiently. Our fully autonomous vehicles are built upon the blend of specialized hardware, sensors, and state-of-the-art technologies such as computer vision, advanced deep learning, sensor fusion, and human behavior prediction. All these were developed in-house by our top-notch R&D teams comprised of people who face toughest technological challenges every day. If you are as enthusiastic about self-driving cars as we are and like working in an extremely agile, challenging, and rewarding environment, we shall talk.

Required experience:

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science from a leading university;
  • fluent in ML/DL frameworks and methods;
  • proven record of applied research;
  • excellent writing and communication skills in English.


  • publications in top tier ML/CV conferences and/or journals;
  • industrial experience in machine learning productization;
  • experience with big data technologies;
  • good coding skills in C++ and/or Python.


As an applied scientist, you will be responsible for the development of state-of-the-art ML/DL models for object detection, behavior prediction, and sensor fusion. You will invent and experiment daily building upon Yandex’s ML/DL and big data technologies as well as industry-leading tools and frameworks. In collaboration with our international team of scientists, engineers, and product managers, you will shape the future of autonomous vehicles.