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Facebook Photographic Imaging Algorithm Research Scientist in Indianapolis, Indiana


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


FRL brings together world-class experts to develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content. We have a clear mandate to ship products at scale. In particular, seemingly impossible products that define new categories that advance Facebook's mission of connecting the world. The FRL Technology Engineering Team has the responsibility for taking breakthroughs in core technology and delivering them to market at scale. The Technology Engineering Camera Team seeks a Photographic Imaging Algorithm Research Scientist who has extended experience in leading imaging technology & algorithm development and evaluation in consumer electronics.

Required Skills:

  1. Collaborate in a team environment across multiple scientific and engineering disciplines, making the architectural trade-offs required to rapidly deliver algorithm solutions

  2. Create proof-of-concept experience demos using the latest computer vision, image processing, machine learning technologies

  3. Learn constantly, dive into new areas with unfamiliar technologies, and embrace the ambiguity of AR and VR problem solving

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. PhD in Image Processing, Computer Vision, Machine learning or a related field

  2. 5+ years experience in computer vision, computer graphic or machine learning

  3. Subject matter expert demonstrated through publications, patents, and shipped products

  4. Experience programming in at least one of the following languages: Python, MATLAB, C/C++

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Understanding of overall systems interactions in the image pipeline

  2. Knowledge in all the following areas with detailed experience in at least one: ML based imaging enhancement, ML based object detection/tracking, Video Stabilization and ISP fundamental algorithms development

  3. Experience with joint hardware-software development and associated rapid prototyping

  4. Experience transferring technology from research in computer vision, image processing or machine learning into a shipping product, such as iPhone

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.