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Inkjet Print Engineer

Brief Description
Kateeva is looking for an Inkjet Print Engineer to support the development of Kateeva’s proprietary manufacturing equipment for fabricating the next generation of flat screen displays—organic light emitting diode (OLED) displays. We are looking for an Inkjet Print Expert interested in working in a fast paced environment along-side a great team recruited from among Silicon Valley’s top companies. 


  • Integration of system and inkjet print process in the field of OLED display and printed electronics
  • Develop operation procedures and print algorithms for a printing system Investigate and troubleshoot print system and process level issues
  • Define and accompany the development of various print system print method and components
  • Define and implement various calibration procedures for a printing system
  • Basic documentation and training


  • Advanced Degree (Masters or Ph.D.) in Physics, material study or engineering
  • 5+ years of industry experience in developing ink-jet printing systems for graphic arts and/or printed electronics, and multi discipline systems
  • Knowledge of digital printing systems and digital printing data processing
  • Knowledge in substrate ink loading behavior and drying
  • Strong problem solving, analytic skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good command of Photoshop, Excel, Programming skills in Matlab/C#
  • Advantage having knowledge of microelectronics processes and physical vapor deposition
  • Broad, system level vision
  • Ability to write technical documents
  • Ability and attitude for service and training
  • Self-motivated and creative/innovative
  • Data-driven with strong documentation and reporting skills
  • Good organization and time management skills
  • Good analytical/modeling skills, ability to work under pressure
  • Good communication skills
  • Team oriented and comfortable working within and across different groups/disciplines

Send resumes to Aaron Lara at

Posted 2/10/17

Optical Engineer

Auris Surgical Robotics Overview
Auris is a technology company defining the future of medical intervention.  By combining advancements in medical robotics, instrumentation, navigation and data science, the company is building a platform technology capable of expanding the applicability of robotics to a broad spectrum medical procedures.      

Brief Description
Auris is seeking an optical engineer to join our Vision Systems team. This is a key role with responsibilities for developing the test systems needed to design and manufacture imaging subsystems.  

Core Job Responsibilities  
The positions will be responsible for managing the optical test lab and equipment. Will assist in lighting development. Able to assist with automation of optical test systems including LED and thermal testing. A thorough understanding of optical power measurement, image processing and image characterization is required. Expertise programming in Python, and experience with assembling optical bread boards, electrical circuits and cables is highly desired.  

Auris is a rapidly growing company therefore demonstrated success in developing new products in a start-up to mid-size environment is very important. Critical success factors include: a high commitment to achieving key technical goals, timing and cost goals, strong communication and creative thinking within cross-functional teams to address key program risks, working with cross- functional project teams in the successful development and launch of new products, ensure transfer of products to commercial production. Ensure compliance to the external quality requirements and company quality management system.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science is required, a Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a product development environment, preferably with direct participation in release to commercial production.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively and clearly communicate concepts, ideas and knowledge to other individuals and teams, and strong analytical and problem solving skills. 
  • A solid background in the product development in the medical device industry is desirable.
  • A working knowledge of quality system for medical devices is desirable.   

Please email resumes to  

Posted 1/19/17  

Computer Vision Scientist – San Carlos, CA

Auris Surgical Robotics Overview
Auris is a technology company defining the future of medical intervention.  By combining advancements in medical robotics, instrumentation, navigation and data science, the company is building a platform technology capable of expanding the applicability of robotics to a broad spectrum medical procedures. 

Brief Description
The Computer Vision Scientist will support the development of the Auris navigation program for medical interventions. He/she will work closely with other Research Scientists, Clinical Engineers and Software Engineers to develop solutions to enable Auris instruments to safely navigate within a clinical environment.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Development and implementation if computer vision algorithms in support of Auris products and applications.
  • Research new techniques and algorithms 
  • Work closely with other research scientists, clinical engineers and SW engineers to transfer solutions into Auris products and applications


  • 5+ years of experience on computer vision algorithm development, medical image computing, image analysis
  • Candidates with a PhD in CS, EE, BME or related degree with experience in computer vision and medical image processing are strongly preferred.
  • Deep understanding and experience in state-of-art medical image analysis and computer vision algorithms (Optical Flow, SLAM, SIFT, SURF, SFS, SfM) and machine learning algorithms
  • Experience in the field of image guided surgery, and processing of endoscope and/or laparoscopic image datasets 
  • Proficiency in C++, Python, OpenCV, ITK
  • Experience with cross-platform software development and version control systems (Git, etc)
  • Experience with real-time systems and real-time programming
  • Experience with experimental design
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to effectively and clearly communicate concepts, ideas and knowledge to other individuals and teams.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Comfortable working with and seeking optimum solutions with other team members, as well as team members in adjacent disciplines.

Please email resumes to

Posted 1/19/17


COS Joint Computer Vision-Remote Sensing Position

Rochester Institute of Technology  

RIT Seeks Two Assistant Professors of Imaging Science at the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science  

The Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites candidates to apply for two tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant professor level. We are seeking candidates with research expertise in 1) the field of computer vision, machine vision, or computational imaging/photography; and in 2) the field of earth remote sensing systems, science, and engineering.  

Computer vision:
Candidates will be expected to develop a research program that complements or extends the existing and well-established expertise within the Center including multi-view geometry, ancient document restoration, astronomical and planetary imaging, biomedical imaging and visualization, computational imaging, micro- and nano-scale imaging, remote sensing, vision science, scene understanding, and end-to-end hardware/software imaging systems.  

Remote sensing:
Candidates will be expected to strengthen and expand our core expertise in the research and development of physics-based modeling, imaging spectroscopy, remote sensing instrumentation, computational algorithms, and system analyses applied to earth remote sensing systems, including those on unmanned aircraft systems and small satellites, as well as collaborate with other research areas within the Center.  

The successful candidate will be expected to advise B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. students, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in the core imaging science curriculum, offer elective courses in the candidate’s area of research, and develop an externally funded research program. More information on the activities of the Center can be found at  

  • A recently earned doctoral degree (Ph.D. or international equivalent) by the hire date (expected to be August 15, 2017) 
  • A record of refereed scholarly publication in their field of expertise related to the search areas 
  • The ability to teach CIS core courses 
  • The ability to teach elective courses in their field of expertise at the undergraduate and graduate levels 
  • Potential to obtain external research funding 
  • Ability to communicate effectively 
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences   
Apply online at Keyword Search: 1) 2843BR for the computer vision, or 2) 2858BR for the remote sensing position. Submit your curriculum vitae and a cover letter addressing the required qualifications, your research and teaching interests, the names and email addresses for three references, and a contribution to diversity statement.  

Contact the search committee with questions. Questions for the 1) computer vision position should be addressed to, and 2) remote sensing position should be addressed to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found. Application materials will be accepted through 1/17/2017.  

RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientations, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.

Posted 11/29/16

Image Processing Scientist - Imaging and Vision Technologies

Job Summary
The image processing team is responsible for delivering state of the art solutions to some of the most difficult problems in digital photography. If you are interested in using mathematics, signal processing, statistics, and machine learning for devising new and innovative approaches to digital camera image processing, you have come to the right place.

Key Qualifications
  • Experience providing technical solutions for real-world imaging or digital  photography applications.  
  • Recognized expertise in digital imaging using advanced statistics, machine learning, and/or computer vision concepts is desired.
  • Must have proven analytical skills, excellent mathematical background, and ability to communicate effectively. 
  • Technical publication record is desirable. 
  • Proficiency with C/C++ development and MATLAB is essential. 
The Image Processing team is seeking scientists who are interested in pushing the envelope in digital photography. Your will be part of a team of driven engineers and scientists who are passionate about solving some of the difficult challenges in image processing. As an imaging scientist, you will be responsible for developing advanced algorithms for restoring and enhancing images. You will use your superior analytical skills, strong mathematical and statistical background to define and develop a framework for solving these problems as well as interact with other groups to facilitate optimization and implementation of Image Processing team’s algorithms. You will have the unique opportunity of impacting Apple’s imaging products that will be used by millions worldwide.

Master's degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or applied mathematics is required. A Ph.D. is highly preferred.

Send resumes to Seema Chetty at

Posted 11/11/16

Software Engineer - Camera Imaging

Santa Clara Valley, California, United States

Job Summary
The Camera Software team is looking for an enthusiastic and talented software engineer with strong technical background in camera imaging. In this role you will be responsible for prototyping, developing, and integrating cutting-edge camera and imaging technologies into our live capture pipeline.

Key Qualifications
  • 3+ years of software development and camera system experience. 
  • Excellent coding skills in C, C++. Matlab a strong plus. 
  • Strong technical background in image and video processing, computational photography, and computer vision.
  • Previous experience in digital imaging and camera development. 
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and solve problems without explicit direction. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
Ideal Candidates will also have:
  • Familiarity with common development and debugging tools for embedded/mobile applications. 
  • Familiar with camera systems and ISP processing pipeline. 
  • Multiple-view and/or multiple-camera processing a plus.     
The Camera Software team delivers the camera and capture foundation across all of Apple’s innovative products. This team is at the center of nearly all new product development, including the iPhone, iPad, and OS X, and is a key part of what makes Apple's products compelling.

The successful candidate for this role will be comfortable jumping into complex systems, develop cutting-edge software to take imaging and media to the next level and show a passion for getting details right.

MS or PhD in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or equivalent.

Send resumes to Seema Chetty at

Posted 11/11/16

Display Color Imaging Engineer/Scientist

Job Summary:
The display visual experience team is looking for an enthusiastic color imaging engineer to lead the development of cutting-edge color imaging solutions and technologies for future Apple products.

This position is focusing on the development, prototyping, and seamless execution of technologies to enable the best front-of-screen user experience of Apple products including iPhone, iPad, Watch, Mac and more. The team features a collaborative and hands-on environment that fosters engineering excellence, creativity, and innovation in the interdisciplinary areas of image processing, color science, vision science, optics, etc.  

Come and join us to make a dent in the universe.  

Key Responsibilities:  
  • Develop advanced display calibration methodology and lead to product implementation Lead development of display image quality enhancement and color management algorithm 
  • Explore novel display application and feature by display module and sensor integration 
  • Demonstrate the feasibility of new display system through computer modeling and prototyping 
  • Design image processing algorithm for various display image quality characterization 
  • Guide and provide teams feature and spec input for display image quality definition   
Key Qualifications:  
  • Strong engineering background in digital color, image processing 
  • Knowledge of the human vision system 
  • Knowledge of display stack-up and basic optical design 
  • Prior hands-on experience of bringing new algorithm into product though prototyping, and cross-functional efforts.
  • Proficiency MATALB or similar simulation and modeling tools. 
  • Strong analytical & critical thinking and problem-solving skills. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.   
Preferred Qualifications:  
  • Experience of designing and conducting human perceptual related experiment 
  • Experience in SDK programming for hardware interface 
  • Experience in developing apps for iOS    
  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Imaging, Color, Vision, Computer, Optics Science, EE or equivalent with 5+ years of experience in related field.

Please send resumes to Jeff Schnable at

Posted 11/7/16

Color Scientist - Sensing HW

Job Summary
The Optical Sensing HW team designs, develops and qualifies a wide variety of innovative optical sensing technologies - across multiple Apple products - including, but not limited to iPhones, iPads, Watch and MacBooks. 

We are looking for an exceptionally skilled and motivated Technical lead, who as a key member of a large cross-functional team, will develop state of art metrics, models and measurement systems for quantifying color and its interaction with illumination systems. The ideal candidate should have a deep understanding of sensor optics, lab metrology, human vision and physiology.  

Key Qualifications
  • 10+ years of industry expertise 
  • Strong understanding of color imaging systems and color metrology 
  • Solid understanding of color spaces and color space transformations, high level math, and human physiology
  • Good programming skills with Matlab (Or C/C++/python 
  • Good understanding of lighting systems, camera systems and electronic displays 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams to successfully translate theory into mass production designs 
  • Excellent communication and Project Leadership skills 
  • Optical modeling skills are preferred 
Core responsibilities
  • Develop techniques and measurement hardware dealing with color and image quality 
  • Develop and maintain state of the art lab hardware and software techniques for color analysis 
  • Conduct User Preference studies as necessary, and translate their outcome into manufacturable product design directions 
  • Research, and use sound engineering techniques to define sensing system requirements 
  • Engage with vendors to develop state of the art optical sensing modules and key related technologies such as pigments and filters 
  • Support product builds in China as required (up to 15%). 
  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, Physics or equivalent 
Additional Requirements
  • Business Travel to both Apple and suppliers' facilities may be required for production bring up 

Please send resumes to Tiffany Landayan at

Posted 11/7/16


at Planet San Francisco

Welcome to Planet.
We believe in using space to help life on Earth.

Planet’s mission is to image the whole world every day and make global change visible, accessible, and actionable. We have a people-centric approach toward culture and community and we are iterating in a way that puts our team members first and prepares our company for growth.  Be a part of our mission and help build a company that is changing the world. 

The Role 
Our Imaging Operations Team is looking for a (Senior) Imaging Engineer/Scientist to help us operate, optimize, and further develop the largest camera constellation ever deployed in space! We are responsible for system-level analysis, operations, simulations and development for our earth observation payload. Our team works at the intersection of hardware, software, and product engineering teams in the Mission Operations group. The role will appeal to candidates that enjoy the interchange between photography, science, systems engineering, and operations.

The candidate will be responsible for: 
  • Developing and validating image quality and payload performance metrics 
  • Troubleshooting image quality issues and developing long-term mitigations and improvements 
  • Contributing to the design and modeling of new imaging systems and operating modes 
  • Collaborating with satellite operations, imaging pipeline, hardware (optics/EE), and embedded software teams 

Must Haves
  • A passion for photography, earth sciences, and geography 5+ years relevant experience in computational photography/imaging science 
  • Experience leveraging scientific MATLAB, Python and/or C/C++ in a Unix/Linux/AWS environment to develop and automate novel imaging algorithms 
  • Hands-on, can-do attitude, great interpersonal skills, and ability to collaborate effectively 
  • Practical experience in solving problems by exploiting large cloud-based datasets 
  • Solid graduate-level Statistics, Linear Algebra and Physics foundation 
  • BS/MS in an EE, CS, AA or relevant scientific/engineering field 

  • 5+ years GIS/Remote Sensing/Mapping work experience 
  • Solid Machine Learning and Dynamical Systems foundation 
  • PhD in EE, CS, AA or relevant scientific/engineering field
Planet Labs is headquartered in San Francisco, California, Earth. If you are feeling inspired, check out our website and apply. Be sure to include a cover letter to let us know why you think you’d be a good fit and feel free to mention anyone you have previously worked with at Planet Labs.

posted 11/3/16