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Optical Engineer Intern, Eye Tracking Image Quality

Company: Facebook App
Location: Redmond
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

The eye tracking team is working to advance the state of human tracking technologies by designing and implementing eye tracking software in a broad range of eye tracking research applications. Working closely with expert Scientists, Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers and Software Engineers you will help create cutting-edge research prototypes that explore the future of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). You will be responsible for designing, developing and testing new software algorithms for eye tracking and gaze estimation applications using a variety of sensor modalities. In addition, you will take part in simulating, analyzing, testing, and reporting on potential software and hardware solutions. Join the adventure of a lifetime as we make science fiction real and change the world.

Eye tracking requires the co-development of hardware and software algorithms. Come work at the intersection of these two technologies to help the team define better hardware and image quality metrics based on algorithm needs.

Our internships are twelve (12) to sixteen (16) weeks long and we have various start dates throughout the year.

* Work closely with both the Eye Tracking Hardware and Algorithms teams to determine the impact of hardware performance and image quality on algorithm performance * Develop a simulation pipeline to predict algorithm performance based on hardware performance

* Currently has, or in the process of obtaining, an MS or PhD in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Computer Science or related field * Interest and/or experience working at the intersection of of hardware and software * Proficiency in high-level programming languages such as Matlab, Python and/or C++ * Experience communicating and presenting technical work in a clear and concise way * Interpersonal experience: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration * Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment

* Image processing, machine learning, and/or algorithm development experience * Optical modeling experience * Experience in consumer electronic product design field * Familiar with image quality metrics and having hands on experience of image quality evaluation and tuning for computer vision is a plus * Intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship

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.

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

Keywords: Facebook App, Redmond , Optical Engineer Intern, Eye Tracking Image Quality, Engineering , Redmond, Washington

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