Software Engineer - Camera Systems

Software Engineer - Camera Systems
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Reality Labs at Meta is building products that make it easier for people to connect with the ones they love most, enjoy top-notch, wire-free VR, and push the future of computing platforms. We are a team of world-class experts developing and shipping products at the intersection of hardware, software and content. XR Input org within Reality Labs aims to deliver the input technologies that will enable general purpose computing in AR/VR. As a Camera Engineer on XR Input, you can help build custom and innovative hardware and software infrastructure necessary to support product and research data acquisition for Input use-cases like Hand Tracking, Body Tracking, Direct Touch, Surface Typing, etc which can radically redefine the way people work, play and connect. What we build today could one day be the norm. So to be here today is to truly be at the heart of change and the frontier of what's to come. We're the people helping to define the metaverse. We may not have all the answers. But together, we're getting closer.
Software Engineer - Camera Systems Responsibilities
  • Design and develop system-level software for camera and imaging systems for AR/VR products
  • Design, code, review, and tests camera related software features across all layers of the camera stack, including Android applications, Camera HAL, Multimedia subsystems, UVC and RTOS/Linux/Windows
  • Lead large and complex technical efforts across Embedded Systems engineers, Hardware Engineers and QA teams to deliver reliable capture devices
  • Provide solutions to complex sensor and hardware control logic to work seamlessly with the imaging pipeline
  • Develop device drivers and configure image quality blocks for the ISP subsystem
  • Work with Image Sensor vendors and develop the software and frameworks for sensors on our products ranging from Machine Perception sensors for VR to photographic sensors on devices
  • Co-own strategic planning, OKR setting, and roadmap generation for Data Capture Devices
  • Mentor other engineers to deliver team goals
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, relevant technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 6+ years of software engineering experience
  • 3+ years of in-domain software development experience, including embedded systems and camera system software such as ISPs, sensors and other Imaging Pipeline HW components, and Camera Firmware for Camera focused MCUs
  • Experience working on camera hardware, including sensors, lens, DSP, or computer vision processing units
  • Experience with camera APIs and understanding of Video and Image Capture pipeline for embedded devices
  • Experience working on camera stack on iOS, Android or other mobile platforms
  • Experience developing and debugging in C/C++
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with any of: auto exposure and auto white balance algorithms, software control of Image Signal Processors, image sensor drivers, and MIPI/CSI protocol
  • Understanding of Video and Image Capture pipeline for embedded devices
  • Experience with Qualcomm Hardware & ISP
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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$177,008/year to $251,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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