computer vision applied scientist at
Bedminster, NJ, US / Redwood City, 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
The Computational Imaging (CI) Team welcomes innovative engineers who want to implement their inventions in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment. This is a unique opportunity to translate state-of-the-art research into consumer applications by developing the core algorithms for camera calibration, camera pose estimation, multi-view stereo, scene segmentation and scene understanding.     

what you will do...

    • Develop real-time multi-view camera image acquisition and processing techniques
    • Develop geometric calibration methods and multi-view stereo algorithms
    • Develop perception algorithms for object detection, tracking, and classification
    • Design effective and efficient feature detection methods to assist with online localization
    • Design computer vision systems that are robust to changes in lighting and weather conditions

what you bring to Light...

    • MSc (with industry experience) or PhD in Computer Science, or a related field
    • Excellent C++ programming and software design skills to support high performance perception
    • Experience developing real-time, GPU-accelerated computer vision algorithms
    • Expertise with machine learning algorithms and training them from large data sets
    • Experience with embedded Linux and real-time systems
    • Experience with Tensorflow, PyTorch, Theano and deep learning pipelines

It would increase your cool factor if you...

    • know how to take beautiful photos
    • like to learn about new camera tech
    • have a discerning eye for superb photography
This full-time role is based at Light's Palo Alto headquarters or in our Bedminster, NJ office. It is ready to be filled immediately.
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.
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We appreciate your interest in Light!
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.