Computer Vision Research Scientist

Computer Vision Research Scientist
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Seattle, WA
Meta Platforms, Inc. (Meta), formerly known as Facebook Inc., builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps and services like Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Novi 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. Instructions on how to apply, click “Apply to Job” online on this web page.
Computer Vision Research Scientist Responsibilities
  • Develop and advance computer vision algorithms and SW systems for visual odometry and large-scale 3D reconstruction
  • Research, design, and develop new algorithms and techniques to build 3D maps
  • Apply geometric computer vision techniques to estimate camera poses, depth maps, and meshes to reconstruct a 3D scene at Facebook’s scale
  • Collaborate with other researchers and engineers across both machine and human perception teams at Facebook to develop experiments, prototypes, and concepts that advance the state-of-the-art
  • Gather data for machine-learning training
  • train new models and run experiments
  • Adapt standard machine learning or traditional methods to best exploit modern parallel environments (eg distributed clusters, multicore SMP, and GPU)
  • Suggest, collect, and synthesize requirements and create effective feature technology and product roadmap
  • Identify potential improvements in the company's software and technology products
  • Deliver code in tandem with the engineering team
Minimum Qualifications
  • Employer will accept a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or related field. Position also requires completion of a university-level course/research project/internship/thesis, or 6 months of experience in the following:
  • Geometric computer vision
  • Camera tracking
  • C++
  • Application of computational photography methods to real world problems
  • Leveraging AI algorithms
  • Working on highly efficient 3D reconstruction algorithms
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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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