Image Quality Test Engineer

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

Summary

Facebook Reality Labs brings together world-class experts to develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content. We have a clear mandate to ship products at scale. In particular, seemingly impossible products that define new categories that advance Facebook's mission of connecting the world. The Reality Labs Technology Engineering team has the responsibility for taking breakthroughs in core technology and delivering them to market at scale. The Technology Engineering Camera Team seeks an Image Quality Test Engineer who has extended experience in conducting image quality analysis for novel products.

Required Skills

  • Design and conduct objective and subjective lab and field experiments of prototype hardware and software to critically examine image quality, behavior, and performance
  • Analyze experiment results and give feedback to direct feature development (Hardware, ISP, Algorithm design and tuning) with cross functional business partners
  • Test in the lab and in the field (required short trips to test locations) capturing image quality datasets for camera development
  • File bugs, create reports, and lead presentations on image quality development


Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelors in Photography, Imaging Science, Color Science, Mechanical, Electrical, Optical, or related fields
  • 2+ years of experience using professional photography equipment
  • 2+ years of experience with operating equipment in an imaging lab
  • Experience in designing, executing, and analyzing subjective and objective image quality test
  • Experience designing test methodology to answer complex questions
  • Experience identifying, reproducing, and isolating image quality bugs via visual analysis


Preferred Qualification

  • PhD in Photography, Imaging Science, Color Science, Mechanical, Electrical, Optical, or related fields
  • Contributions to ICPQ, IEEE or other IQ standards organizations
  • Experience designing & conducting psychophysical studies
  • 5+ years of experience in using professional photography equipment
  • 5+ years of experience operating equipment in an imaging lab
  • 5+ years of experience in designing, executing, and analyzing subjective and objective image quality test
  • Experience with overall systems interactions in the image pipeline and their impact on image quality
  • Experience with final user experience regards to photography and videography features


EOE

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