Camera System - Imaging Scientist (Video Imaging)

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Nov 26, 2018
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


Are you passionate about working on modeling of the real world based upon physical principles? In this role you will be responsible for obtaining/creating input (moving) data to a sophisticated end to end imaging system simulation pipeline. You will immediately work on the building animated input models and model the internal imperfection due to camera moving parts or mis-alignment to enable a more realistic simulation. Phenomenal communication is a key to success as you work with multi-functional teams.

Education & Experience

MSc or PhD (preferred) in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, imaging science, optics, graphics or equivalent.

Additional Requirements