Computer Vision intern / Machine learning intern

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Computer Vision intern / Machine learning intern

At Mingle Sports Technologies we're looking for a Computer Vision intern / Machine learning intern to join our team.

Full-time · Utrecht


Mingle Who?!

Mingle Sports Technologies is a startup that wants to radically improve multiplayer sports with great design and cutting-edge digital technology. We’re a team of passionate designers, engineers and data scientists blended with seasoned investors. We’re as excited about our purpose as we are serious about the revolutionary impact of our solutions. We are looking for people with a similar mindset that want to help us build a sports platform of the future.


Your role

You are a motivated graduate student with a technical background. Your study is related to computer science or you have an engineering background with programming experience. You love to delve into the data to derive various insights. At Mingle, you will focus on gathering awesome insights from sports videos. This can be both on a lower level, such as correcting for lenses, or gathering higher level insights such as match data.

Example assignments:

  • Creating a 2D coordinate system from sports videos
  • Recognition of exciting moments in sports: Crowd cheering, high-fives, etc.
  • Video summarization: Distilling raw video into a compact clip
  • Detecting ball bouncing from audio signals
  • Mapping athletes in sports to a (3D) virtual world
  • Mapping ball trajectories to a 3D court / playing field model
  • Estimating ball characteristics (like spin) on various ball sports

We would be more than happy to discuss other cool and innovative ideas that you might have and like to explore at Mingle.


What does your workweek look like?

As our new machine learning intern, you are part of our R&D team that develops our unique machine learning algorithms. From different insights such as ball tracking, athlete pose estimation to performance insights based on video analysis.

You are part of a diverse and cross-functional team with different disciplines ranging from UX, Design, Product management, Data science to your engineering colleagues: Back-end engineers, Data engineers, Mobile engineers, Cloud engineers to UI developers

What do we expect from you?

First and foremost we want you to be you. We give you a lot of freedom and responsibility, we truly believe in empowerment.

  • Working and thinking on an academic level
  • Affinity with image data
  • Experience with Python/C++
  • Experience with OpenCV and Tensorflow/PyTorch
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • What kind of candidates are we looking for?

At Mingle we expect you to become the best version of yourself and help our team become the best team in the world of sports tech. That sounds quite ambitious and we are, but we also believe this can only be achieved in a good work, life, sports balance.

In summary, we expect you to...

  • Be curious;
  • Be open for new ideas;
  • Strive for the best;
  • Be a team player;
  • Be a conceptual thinker.


What do we offer a Mingle Intern?

Interns are crucial for a startup like Mingle. We need young people with a passion for sports, cool tech or design. We guarantee a startup experience and a great adventure. The key things we offer: We will coach and guide you to achieve the best results possible. And there is plenty of room to develop yourself. We always have a long-term plan, so following an internship or graduation research you will have the possibility to become a full-fledged employee .

And because work, learning and private life are increasingly entwined, you can arrange your working time flexibly to match your creative peaks.

Furthermore, you will get...

  • Eur 600 internship compensation
  • Travel allowance
  • Laptop/Desktop (whatever you prefer)
  • Access to a lot of cool IoT stuff

Apply for the job

Do you want to join our team as our new Computer Vision intern / Machine learning intern? Then we'd love to hear about you!