Camera and Depth Modules Lead

Facebook - Redmond, WA4.2

Full-timeEstimated: $120,000 - $160,000 a year
Facebook Reality Labs(FRL), the research division for AR/VR for Facebook, is looking for a world-class Camera and Depth Modules Lead to develop the next generation imaging and depth sensor modules for AR and VR devices. The successful candidate will be part of the sensing team innovating, developing and integrating hardware and algorithms for future generations of HMD devices.
Drive definition, design, development, and integration of mobile high-quality camera and depth modules including sensors, optics, light sources, image processing and depth processing
Execute module development and system integration with internal research and engineering teams, and third-party vendors
Define and develop depth processing algorithms
Create technology road map from proof of concepts to final form factor, low power, high performance imaging and depth modules to be incorporated into HMDs
Define testing and qualification plans of the modules at different stages of the development, from concept to product ramp
Managing all technical aspect of external partnerships. Oversee technology and product development with external partners throughout all phases of execution
International and domestic travel is required
BS/MS/PhD in Optics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Imaging Science, Physics or related field
7+ years of experience in imaging camera (RGB, IR) and depth camera (stereo, structured light, ToF) development, sensing system design and integration
5+ years experience in light projector and illumination system design
5+ years experience in depth imaging system signal processing and calibration
Knowledge of overall systems interactions in the image pipeline
Knowledge of computer vision algorithms and applications
Experience leading cross-functional teams and owning responsibility for project
Experience programming with C/C++, OpenGL, Python, MATLAB, etc. languages

Working knowledge across the following areas with experience:
Standard imaging interfaces and protocols in the typical consumer platform
Compact lens optics design & testing
Camera module mechanical design and tolerance analysis
Camera module electronic circuit design and signal integrity & power integrity analysis
Image sensor characterization and design
Depth sensing hardware development
Image quality evaluation methodology (test algorithm, chart, lab setup)
Camera module manufacturing process development