Camera System Architect, Building 8

(Menlo Park, CA)

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we’re building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. 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 make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we’re just getting started.

Building 8 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 and that advance Facebook’s mission of connecting the world. The B8 team will apply DARPA-style breakthrough development at the intersection of ambitious science and product development. It will operate on aggressive, fixed timelines, with extensive use of partnerships in universities, small and large businesses. The Technical Project Team has the responsibility for scoping the effort from inception to product, communicating it to others, creating the partnerships necessary to achieve targeted results, and hitting key milestones. Building 8 seeks a Camera System Architect for an exciting project involving advanced optics, image and audio processing, and computer vision/machine learning. This is a two-year position based in our Menlo Park office.

Responsibilities

  • Design and build a number of proof-of-concept prototypes.
  • Think through the corresponding software architecture.
  • Be closely involved with the manufacture of an engineering prototype at scale.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. degree or equivalent combination of education and experience at the intersection of Optics and Computer Vision.
  • Experience building novel camera systems.
  • Experience with depth sensing technologies

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