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Sr. Mobile Imaging Engineer

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Job Description:

Samsung Electronics’ Mobile Communications Business, located in Dallas, USA, is recruiting world-class professionals who share our passion for creating cutting-edge technology and services on a global scale.

The Division: Mobile Communications Division

The Mobile Communications Business of Samsung Electronics leads the global market with innovative technology and design, launching breakthrough products like the Galaxy Note and the flagship Galaxy S series. Our team works hard to create and develop next-generation technologies in the pursuit of continued success as the world’s number one handset provider.

Position Summary:

Mobile Imaging Engineer , Mobile Processor Innovation Lab

The Mobile Processor Innovation Lab located in Richardson, TX is looking for experts in areas of Advanced Imaging and Computational Photography , with the goal of advancing user experience differentiations in the Samsung Galaxy mobile platform. As a Computational Imaging Expert you will be in charge of inventing cutting edge algorithms and technologies that significantly enhance the camera experience by using the platforms compute resources. You will also work on demonstrating efficient SW and HW implementations on upcoming Galaxy mobile platforms by using the hardware’s resources in new and creative ways. You will work with HW architects to define the next generation processing engines to handle the compute complexity of your algorithms.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify areas of differentiation and innovation on camera user experience using image processing and computational imaging principles
  • Prototype algorithms in Matlab, C/C++ on PC and embedded platforms
  • Understand constraints of embedded system and use that understanding to deliver feasible and efficient algorithms
  • Demonstrate the efficacy of the technologies in SW and HW
  • Work with HW architects to define next generation HW platforms to implement the algorithms.

Qualifications:

  • MS/Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering/Computer Science or a similar technical degree. Ph.D. degree is strongly preferred.
  • Good understanding of and experience with camera systems on mobile platforms in the following areas: high dynamic range imaging, motion-based computational imaging, optical flow and tracking, high frame rate processing, image stitching and blending, 3A, image deblurring, noise filtering, demosaicing, sharpness enhancement, color processing, multi-sensor fusion
  • Acute understanding of camera quality and user experience, a keen eye for image quality, and a passion for continuous improvement is a must-have attribute
  • Hands-on experience with embedded implementation of image processing and computational photography algorithms
  • DSP optimization skills and experience in optimizing image processing
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in AP SoC, subsystem, and component IP development is a plus
  • Understanding of AP and mobile industry and related technical trends
  • Strong communication skills for effective interactions with R&D management as well as peer groups and team members

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Strong algorithm background in image processing and computational imaging
  • Familiarity with firmware and system software development
  • Familiarity with smartphone and other mobile product development
  • Experience with Neon, GPU or FPGAs
  • Understanding of optics and optical systems is a plus
  • Experience with computer vision algorithms and vision analytics systems is a plus
  • Understanding of inertial sensors and their use for computational imaging is a plus
  • Experience with Android, especially in building image processing / computer vision apps is a plus
  • Understanding of HLOS layers, Multimedia SW frameworks and compute paradigms is a plus
  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally

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