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Camera Architect


Meta Reality Labs is a world leader in the design of virtual and augmented reality systems. Come work alongside technology visionaries and research scientists to create the technology that makes VR and AR pervasive and universal. Join the adventure of a lifetime as we make science fiction real and change the world. The Meta camera team is looking for architects to drive current and future camera technology architectures for Meta's AR/VR products. Camera Architects collaborate with Meta's product teams to navigate use case and feature requirements, ISP and silicon capabilities, power budgets, optical and mechanical design requirements, and imaging solution cost. The ideal candidate will have the collaboration, communication, and technology development skills needed to advance the boundaries of what is possible in AR/VR imaging technology space.

**Required Skills:**

Camera Architect Responsibilities:

1. Define 2D/3D camera system imaging requirements through use case evaluation, image simulation, camera modeling and/or rapid prototyping

2. Translate imaging requirements into hardware component selections compatible with ISP, algorithm, and system design constraints

3. Partner with stakeholders such as product, optical, sensors, camera system, opto-ME, EE, imaging firmware, tuning, machine perception and computational photography teams to design camera products that delight our customers

4. Organize and deliver presentations based on analysis and quantifiable data to align cross-functional partners to best camera solutions

5. Investigate and analyze future camera technologies for Reality Labs products

6. Develop methods to simulate, quantify, and analyze imaging system design options for analysis of performance trade-offs

**Minimum Qualifications:**

Minimum Qualifications:

7. B.S. (or equivalent experience), in Optics, Physics, Image Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Image Processing or related technical discipline

8. Experience in several key imaging areas such as optics and optical design, sensor technologies, image signal processing and applications of ML techniques, CV algorithms, imaging algorithms, sensor and imaging system architecture design

**Preferred Qualifications:**

Preferred Qualifications:

9. M.S., PhD (or past demonstrated advanced expertise) in fields of Optics, Physics, Image Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Image Processing or related technical discipline

10. Experience delivering architecture for high volume consumer mobile, automotive, or wearable camera products for photographic or machine perception applications

11. Detailed understanding of modern image sensors, components, technologies, and trends. Knowledge of optics technologies, state-of-the-art ISPs, and image quality metrics

12. Experience in new technology development roadmapping, planning, prototyping, and evaluation efforts for novel camera systems, imaging algorithms, and/or camera components

13. Familiarity with camera use cases and design constraints for AR/VR and wearable applications

14. Experience in camera end-to-end system simulation & tradeoff evaluation

15. Experience with multi-camera calibration, design & development of computer vision algorithms

16. Knowledge of manufacturing test and reliability

17. Software skills

**Public Compensation:**

$167,000/year to $230,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

**Industry:** Internet

**Equal Opportunity:**

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Camera Architect

Full time
Salt Lake City, UT

Published on 01/13/2023

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