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Facebook ISP Architect in Jefferson City, Missouri


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.


We are seeking an ISP Architect to help develop advanced image processing algorithms, and providing architecture for implementing them in silicon, authoring bit accurate specifications along with C-models. In this role, you will partner with chip designers and SW engineers. We expect that you have core expertise in image processing algorithms or chip design and be proficient in the other. This is a full-time position based in Menlo Park, CA.

Required Skills:

  1. Develop ISP algorithms in the form of C and MATLAB code.

  2. Convert floating point algorithm to fixed point.

  3. Author bit-accurate, implementation ready, specifications for imaging or vision cores.

  4. Manage architecture tradeoffs between image quality, performance, power and area.

  5. Architect a top down approach for an ISP pipeline.

  6. Develop infrastructure for ISP development and evaluation.

  7. Determine SW-HW partitioning

  8. what to accelerate and what to keep programmable.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelors in Electrical Engineering/Computer science or equivalent experience.

  2. 4+ years of experience in digital IC architecture or design, supporting image processing use cases, or other closely related use cases such as computer vision, machine learning, graphics, etc.

  3. Experience with methods for partitioning a solution across hardware and software, and other multi-disciplinary boundaries in a system solution.

  4. Experience with C++ code and hands-on coding for the purpose of developing and testing HW architecture.

  5. Experience in the field of image processing, image capture, ISP design and architecture.

  6. Experience evaluating architectural tradeoffs in performance, power and area.

  7. Experience with fixed-point arithmetic.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience working in the consumer electronics field.

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.