MediaEval Paris? Opportunity for one year at LIMSI

LIMSI is looking for a software/research engineer to work on the design and development of new features for the CAMOMILE platform.

The CAMOMILE platform provides a REST API backend to support collaborative annotation of multimedia documents. It has been successfully used for the organization in 2015 of the MediaEval "Person Discovery" challenge [1].

Features that need to be improved or added to the CAMOMILE platform includes:
• user authentication (currently based on cookies)
• real-time collaboration (e.g. using
• metadata validation (e.g. using ValidateJS)
• interface between CAMOMILE and Amazon Mechanical Turk crowd-sourcing platform
This list is not exhaustive and the candidates is expected to be pro-active in the choice of new features to implement and of the selected technology.

Applicants should be experienced in Node.js + MongoDB architecture. Python proficiency is an asset as both Javascript and Python clients will need to be kept synchronized with the CAMOMILE REST API.

The engineer will also support the organization of the 2016 edition of the MediaEval "Person Discovery" challenge, in particular through the design of web front-end for registration, leaderboard, collaborative annotation of video segments (see [1] for more details).

Candidates should send CV and motivation letter.

For more details on the position, please contact us.

Employer: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Location: Orsay, France
Contract: 6 to 12 months contract (CDD), starting as soon as possible
Salary: between 24 k€ and 35 k€ gross yearly salary, depending on diplomas and experience

Contact: Hervé Bredin,