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Cervin Ventures
Cervin Ventures

AI Systems Manager



Software Engineering, Data Science
Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024
AiFi, a globally leading AI provider, empowers retailers worldwide to scale autonomous shopping solutions with 100% computer vision. Powered by the most cost-effective and flexible method of deploying cashier-less technology solutions, AiFi’s camera-only platform enables businesses to provide a frictionless checkout experience to their customers. AiFi’s technology works through cameras and computer vision to allow quick and efficient shopping for various store formats across multiple global retail segments.
AiFi’s solutions adapt to numerous verticals, including convenience stores, sports and entertainment venues, universities, workplaces, and travel retail. AiFi customers include: LA Clippers, Golden State Warriors, NASCAR, Florida Panthers, Aldi, Compass Group, Zabka, and many more. AiFi now has the highest number of store deployments globally with over 100 active stores. The company has raised a total of $80 million from investors including Qualcomm Ventures, Verizon, HP, Mithril, Duke Angel Network, Cervin Ventures, TransLink Capital, and Plum Alley.


  • Leadership and Team Management:
  • Lead and manage a team of cyber physical AI specialists[CD1] [WH2] and engineers focused on developing and maintaining MOT and scene understanding systems
  • Foster a collaborative and innovative remote team environment, ensuring knowledge sharing and professional growth of team members
  • Promote and enforce best practices in software development, project management, and research
  • Project Management:
  • Oversee the planning, execution, and delivery of projects related to MOT and scene understanding
  • Help scope projects in time, budget, and quality standards
  • Technology Development and Innovation:
  • Guide the team in researching and applying state-of-the-art computer vision techniques for tracking and scene analysis
  • Stay up to date with emerging trends and technologies in AI and computer vision to assess their potential application in current and future projects
  • Collaboration and Stakeholder Engagement:
  • Work closely with other technology departments, including other AI systems teams, to ensure smooth integration of features and fixes
  • Work with non-technical departments including product, marketing, and operations, to align AI system capabilities with business goals
  • Communicate technical concepts effectively to non-technical stakeholders and contribute to strategic planning

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Proven experience in leading AI projects, with a strong focus on computer vision
  • Expertise in machine learning, deep learning, and computer vision algorithms and frameworks
  • Strong programming skills in Python, C++, and/or GoLang
  • Experience with PyTorch
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and project management skills

Additional Qualifications:

  • Publications or a significant portfolio of implemented computer vision systems
  • Previous work in fast-moving startup environments
  • Experience in a fast-paced, product-driven environment
  • Familiarity with distributed computing[CD1]
  • Experience with handling under-defined problems by creating clarity from chaos
AiFi enables reliable, cost-effective, and entirely frictionless shopping with AI-powered computer vision technology to provide an unrivaled experience for retailers and customers around the globe. AiFi has partnerships with leading retailers worldwide such as Aldi, Sodexo, Carrefour, Zabka, Morrisons, and Compass Group to create customized autonomous shopping experiences with flexible integration and entry options.