Camera Software - Image Processing Research Engineer

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 35
Role Number:200132763
The Camera and Photos team provides innovative algorithms and image processing solutions for all of Apple’s world-class devices which include the most successful imaging product, iPhone as well as other camera related systems. Combining ground breaking colour science, image formation/processing and machine learning techniques with next-generation hardware, our team takes the mobile photography experience to the next level. If you are passionate about finding and solving new problems in image formation/processing and colour science, we have the job for you.

Key Qualifications

  • A good understanding of colour science, image sensor pipelines, or image processing
  • Excellent programming skills with experience in Matlab, python and C/C++.
  • Proven practical experience in creating and implementing algorithms for image processing or photography applications and/or high impact academic publications in a related field.
  • Proficiency in both written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in multi-functional teams
  • Post qualification work place experience


The Camera and Photos team is seeking extraordinary, driven, and innovative developers to work on special computational photography solutions. Through crafting advanced imaging algorithms and forward-looking features on our team, you will contribute to existing and future iterations of Apple's products. You will collaborate daily with our team of scientists and engineers to build a new and dynamic vision of how we approach new problems. You will contribute directly to solving those problems using creative and unique algorithms.

Education & Experience

MS/PhD (or equivalent experience) in Colour Science Or Image Processing Or MS/PhD (or equivalent experience) in one of the following fields with specific focus on image formation: Machine learning Computer Vision Applied Mathematics Statistics Physics

Additional Requirements

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