[visionlist] Job Posting: Sr. Imaging Research Scientist, Pasadena, California, USA

Lilong Shi lilong10 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 9 19:43:54 -05 2017

Sr. Imaging Research Scientist
Engineering - Software  Pasadena, California


Sr. Imaging Research Scientist

Requisition ID


The qualified individual will design and build experimental camera
prototypes, characterize state-of-the-art experimental imaging sensors,
evaluate image quality and maintain a characterization lab.


-          RTL digital design

-          PCB schematic design, layout

-          light source design (when applicable)

-          overseeing camera enclosure design, camera assembly

-          prototype bring-up and debug

-          development of image capture software

-          development of camera firmware

-          setting up experiments, capturing image and any necessary
experimental data

-          statistical analysis of experimental data

-          characterization of experimental imaging sensors, cameras and
pixel performance including signal, various noises, dark current, spectral
response, accuracy, signal non-uniformity and various other characteristics

-          Evaluation of image quality

-          Showing demonstrations

-          Analysis and debug of sensor and camera performance

-          Run and maintain characterization laboratory, including
equipment ordering and set-up

-          Automation of experiments

-          Documentation and reporting of results

-          Writing patent disclosures and papers


·         MS degree in EE, CS or another engineering area minimum

·         Proven experience with digital RTL design, simulation and

·         Good knowledge of Verilog HDL

·         Experience with PCB schematic design, layout

·         Experience of FPGA-based design

·         Experience with board-level debug

·         Experience with embedded firmware development

·         Understanding of board-level analog design concepts

·         Excellent problem solving skills

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·         Must be a quick learner

·         Must be motivated and able to work without supervision

·         Understanding of imaging principles

·         Working experience with Matlab

·         Working experience with C++, Microsoft Visual Studio and software
development for Windows

·         Solid knowledge of measurement fundamentals including statistics

·         Strong ability to debug software and hardware


·         PhD degree is highly desirable

·         Experience with camera design

·         Hands-on experience with characterization

·         Familiarity with semiconductor physics, optics, color science,
image processing algorithms

·         Experience with machine learning, deep learning, neural networks,
computer vision

Samsung Semiconductor Inc (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world
leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San
Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung
Electronics Co., Ltd.- the second largest semiconductor manufacturer in the
world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash,
SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers
of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing
advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung
Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous
labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image
sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company
supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED
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