image quality engineer at
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 Imaging Systems Group is responsible for all optics, sensor, ISP tuning, and testing. As an Image Quality Engineer, you will be responsible for improving the camera image quality. Creative thinking and a keen eye towards image quality are key factors to success in this role.
Join us and make beautiful photography more accessible than ever before!

what you will do...

      • Execute tests for validation of camera features and image quality.
      • Identify, reproduce, and isolate bugs found through objective and subjective image quality testing in both the real world and lab environment.
      • Process a dataset of images with latest updates and look for image quality issues.
      • Identify image quality issues and communicate the issues with the engineering team.
      • Perform internal and external benchmarking.

what you bring to Light...

    • MINIMUM 1+ years experience as an Image Quality Engineer on consumer-facing hardware/software products.
    • Knowledge of image quality metrics and evaluation.
    • Strong understanding and passionate about photography and cameras.
    • Strong knowledge of Aperture, Photoshop, Lightroom and similar applications
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills
    • BS in Engineering or related photographic field

oh, but there's more...

    • You get to up-level your game as you work with world class technologists who have proven they know how to create extraordinary technology.
    • We offer medical, dental, vision, life, maternity and commuter benefits.
    • We value flexibility and know that it's a 2-way street. So our teammates get to enjoy our open time off policy.
    • Our passion for photography is evident in everything we do from our in-house photo talks, gallery walks and other photography-obsessed events!
    • Food. Yes. We eat a lot.
    • Be one of the first photography enthusiasts to get your hands on the L16!
    • You get to hang out in the Imaging Systems Lab which looks a little like the Batcave!
This full-time role based at Light's Palo Alto headquarters is ready to be filled immediately.
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