camera firmware engineer at
Palo Alto, CA, US
Light is pioneering the era of the software-defined camera. Powered by sophisticated computational processes, software-defined cameras deliver intelligent, high-quality imaging at cost-effective, global scale. Light’s first product, the award-winning L16 Camera, has eliminated the quality or convenience dilemma that has plagued photographers for a century. Light’s foundational technologies, including its Lux Capacitor camera control chip and its Polar Fusion Engine for multi-image processing, are licensed for use in applications like smartphones and beyond. To learn more about Light, visit
See your immediate impact on our camera tech as you architect software solutions on our processor platforms, spanning multiple levels of the camera stack, all to help us realize our vision for a new generation of photography.
Join us and make beautiful photography more accessible than ever before!

what you will do...

    • Develop core platform functionality for the camera
    • Design and maintain multiple components in the camera framework
    • Develop Auto Focus, Auto White Balance, and Auto Exposure algorithms for Light's camera arrays
    • Simulate and test algorithms on a variety of scenes and use cases
    • Work with different sensors and camera modules and integrate them within the Light framework
    • Optimize the Light Firmware on our custom ASIC

what you bring to Light...

    • Proficient in C/C++ and Python
    • Deep knowledge of RTOS and embedded programming
    • Matlab knowledge a plus
    • 3-5 yrears of software development experience
    • BS in Computer Science or Engineering required, MS preferred