Camera System - Imaging Scientist (Video Imaging)

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Mar 26, 2019
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200015821
Why Apple? We live in a mobile and device driven world where knowledge of the physical world around us is needed. We rely on this knowledge to get around, to learn about our environment and to enable spectacular new features for custom applications. Apple is meeting those needs as robustly and as creatively as possible and is interested in people who want to help meet that commitment. The success we are striving will be the result of very skilled people working in an environment which cultivates creativity, partnership, and thinking of old problems in new ways. If that sounds like the kind of environment that you find intriguing, then let's talk. These elements come together to make Apple an amazing environment for motivated people to do the greatest work of their lives. You will become part of a team that sets the standard in fostering excellence, creativity and innovation. Will you help us design the next generation of revolutionary Apple products? The Camera Architecture team is responsible for research, design, and specifications for camera hardwares for all future Apple products with cameras. The team is seeking an extraordinary imaging scientist/engineer with responsibilities for supporting future camera simulation.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong Programming skill in C/C++ and familiarity with Matlab and Python
  • Expertise with CMOS sensors and imaging technology
  • Expertise in multi bracket image processing
  • Expertise in video imaging system in the imaging sense not processing
  • Experience in data analysis/optimization method
  • Experience with general signal/image processing concept
  • Experience in Ray tracing/Surface modeling is a plus
  • Experience with GPU programming is a plus
  • Experience with multi thread programming is a plus


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: Simulating and modeling imaging optics and projective geometry. Developing novel camera calibration and image processing algorithms. Developing iOS and/or OSX apps 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. Designing and performing laboratory experiments, and documenting the results 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).

Additional Requirements