Camera Optical Engineer

Less than 5 years experience  •  Energy & Utilities

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/29/18
Palo Alto, CA
Less than 5 years experience
Energy & Utilities
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/29/18

Light is pioneering the era of the software-defined camera. Powered by sophisticated computationalprocesses, software-defined cameras deliver intelligent, high-quality imaging at cost-effective, global scale. Light’s first product, the award-winning L16 Camera, has eliminated the quality or convenience dilemma that has plagued photographers for a century. Light’s foundational technologies, including its Lux Capacitor camera control chip and its Polar Fusion Engine for multi-image processing, are licensed for use in applications like smartphones and beyond. To learn more about Light, visitlight.co. As a Camera Optical Engineer, you will get toapply the full range of your expertise as we build a new kind of computational camera technology.  You will see your immediate and profound impact as you create our newest lens designs for many different projects. We are looking for innovative technologists who enjoycollaborating withan interdisciplinary team.  This is your opportunity to become a recognized expert in this state-of-the-art technology. Your contribution to the growth of the company will be immediately visible and appropriately rewarded.

what you will do...

    • Design, characterize new lens design for different CMOS image sensors and modules.
    • Perform comprehensive analysis of the lens design influence on final image quality
    • Identify preferred manufacturers and collaborate on new designs
    • Work closely with lens suppliers and module integrators for design, evaluation and specifications

what you bring to Light...

    • MINIMUM 2+ years of industry experience bringing novel optical systems from concept through mass production
    • MS (with 3+ years of experience) or PhD degree in Optics, Physics or Electrical Engineering
    • experience building and characterizing optical systems
    • project or team leadership experience
    • experienceworking with, training and evaluating manufacturers
    • expert level industry experience with lens design including experience with Zemax and/or CodeV
    • industry experience with stray light analysis and non-sequential ray tracing
    • expert level understanding of image quality metrics
    • experience with high volume plastic lens design and manufacturing
    • publications or patents in the field of optics/computational optics
    • familiarity with image sensors and systems
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