Depth Sensing Characterization Engineer

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Summary

The Camera & Sensors Team at Facebook Research Lab is driving the research and development of state-of-the-art camera's and depth/input sensing technologies enabling Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality products through relentless innovation. We are currently seeking an innovative engineer to work across multiple 3D sensing technologies. As a Depth Sensing Characterization Engineer in this group, you will advance Facebook's mission of connecting the world by developing state-of-the-art novel characterization platforms - HW & SW for enabling AR/VR experiences and solving complex data analysis problems for advanced prototypes and user experiences across all Facebook HW platforms.

Required Skills

  • Design and implement 3D computer vision algorithms to evaluate, characterize, and validate various sensing technologies.
  • Develop characterization software to establish a standard set of data analysis tools for generating reports.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with computer vision, software, hardware and test engineering teams to explore, evaluate and mature new sensing technologies.
  • Engage in developing characterization and metrology capabilities for a broad range of parameters across multiple sensors for lab and high volume manufacturing.
  • Test, capture and analyze sensor data in the lab and recommend improvements.
  • Integrate sensor data into data analysis software pipeline and perform statistical and other analysis.
  • Work with unfamiliar hardware at the BSP or SDK level to evaluate performance of various systems.


Minimum Qualification

  • B.S. in Computer, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Optics, or a related technical field.
  • 2+ years of experience working directly with hardware systems such as depth sensors, camera's, imaging devices and displays.
  • 3+ years of Python and MATLAB programming experience.
  • Hands-on laboratory or factory experience with electrical hardware bring-up, measurement and debug.
  • Experience in one or more source control systems like Git or SVN.
  • Communication skills and demonstrated experience working across disciplines to drive optimal solutions.


Preferred Qualification

  • M.S. or PhD degree.
  • Experience developing and deploying ATE system.
  • Experience in depth sensors and/or laser systems.
  • Demonstrate deep problem solving and hardware troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience working in a dynamic cross-functional team.
  • Good programming skills in C/C++ highly preferred.


EOE

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