Camera Systems Engineer

Apple Inc.
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Job Description


Posted: May 29, 2021

Role Number:200252450

Come join the Image Science Team (a part of the Camera Hardware and Depth Team) as we develop novel calibration and correction methodologies to create new photographic experiences, while maintaining high image quality over a wide range of component variation. Past projects have addressed color balance, color shading, optical and numerical image stabilization, position sensing, optical distortion calibration, and stereo imaging (including Portrait Mode). The team is seeking an outstanding optical systems engineer / image scientist with broad skills to develop the next generation of computational imaging technologies.

Key Qualifications

  • Expertise with optical imaging bench-top experiments
  • Expertise with lens-based imaging systems
  • Expertise with camera calibration methods
  • Expertise with scripting languages such as Matlab or Python
  • Expertise with projective geometry and geometric imaging optics
  • Expertise with the design and analysis of optical imaging systems
  • Experience with C/C++ programming languages
  • Experience with optical concepts, optical design, optical aberrations
  • Experience with numerical methods, applied mathematics and statistics
  • Experience with image processing, computer vision and computational imaging algorithms
  • Experience with multi-camera epipolar geometry
  • Experience with CMOS image sensors and imaging technology
  • Experience with measurement automation
  • Experience with photography and photographic principals
  • Great interpersonal skills - the ability to collaborate across groups


CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties include performing the systems-level analysis and modeling and simulation of imaging systems, and the design and construction of laboratory experiments and prototypes to guide systems development. Applicants should have demonstrated many of these skills: - Developing novel camera calibration and image processing and computer vision algorithms - Simulating and modeling imaging optics and projective geometry - Designing and prototyping bench-top optical imaging and sensing systems - Developing iOS and/or OSX software for use case data collection and prototyping - Defining and documenting the systems architectures and system specifications for new features - Analyzing and characterizing electrical, optical, and optoelectronic components for new systems - Using computer control (Matlab, Python, etc.) to automate repetitive measurements. - Managing project deliverables and schedules to meet commitments to product development teams

Education & Experience

BS/MS/PhD in a relevant field (EE, CS, Physics, Optics, Image Science or Applied Mathematics)

Company Info.

Apple Inc.

Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company that specializes in consumer electronics, software and online services headquartered in Cupertino, California, United States. Apple is the largest technology company by revenue and, as of June 2022, is the world's biggest company by market capitalization, the fourth-largest personal computer vendor by unit sales and second-largest mobile phone manufacturer.

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    Computer software,Consumer electronics
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    1 Apple Park Way, Cupertino, California 95014, USA
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