senior camera characterization engineer at
Redwood City, CA, US
Light is pushing the boundaries of camera technology, making beautiful photography more accessible than ever before. The Light L16 camera combines advanced optics with powerful software to enable anyone to shoot, edit and share high-quality pictures. Founded in 2013, Light is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif. To reimagine photography, visit:
The Image Quality Engineering group is responsible for all optics, sensor, ISP tuning and testing for Light products. As a Senior Camera Characterization Engineer, you will get to apply the full range of your expertise as we build a new kind of computational camera technology.  
We are looking for innovative technologists who enjoy collaborating with an interdisciplinary team.  This is your opportunity to become a recognized expert in this state-of-the-art technology. Your contribution to the growth of the company will be immediately visible and appropriately rewarded.

what you will do...

    • lead projects related to full camera system characterization methodology and instrumentation
    • perform comprehensive optical, image sensor and image quality characterization
    • perform camera hardware (optics, sensors, VCM, modules) characterization
    • perform ISP characterization for different configuration of products
    • collaborate with other engineering teams to identify, drive, and validate image quality improvements in the hardware and software
    • evaluate image capturing performance at development stage and drive test requirements, specs and limits

what you bring to Light...

    • ability to perform comprehensive optical, image sensor and image quality characterization
    • thorough understanding of ISP
    • experience with building and launching consumer electronics products.
    • systematic debug skills are required.
    • proficiency in general purpose computation software: Matlab, Python, C/C++ etc.
    • demonstrated ability to work independently
    • English language proficiency with excellent written and verbal communication abilities
    • proficiency in Zemax, CodeV, etc - preferred
    • working knowledge of opto-mechanics - preferred
This is your chance to do something completely fresh, innovative and challenging. BECAUSE YOUR JOB SHOULD BE FUN EVERYDAY!
Ready to jump right in?
Please send us your resume and let's get started! Check out what we are up to here:
Individuals seeking employment at Light are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.