Meta AR/VR Job | Depth Sensing Architect

Job(岗位): Depth Sensing Architect

Type(岗位类型): Engineering | Hardware

Citys(岗位城市): Remote, US | Sunnyvale, CA | Redmond, WA

Date(发布日期): 2022-9-9


Reality Labs at Meta is a world leader in the design of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) systems. Come work alongside technology visionaries and research scientists to create the technology that makes VR and AR pervasive and universal. The Cameras & Depth (C&D) team gathers world class expertise and talent in photographic and machine vision cameras, imaging sensors, and depth, inertial, and bio sensing systems, and owns the development and validation for all these sensing systems across the whole AR, VR, & Portal product portfolios.

We are looking for a Depth Sensing Architect to drive future system requirements and relentlessly push the boundaries of innovation in pursuit of optimal sensing solutions that will enable our bold product vision. The ideal candidate is effective at driving deep collaboration across teams of passionate technologists that result in detailed depth sensing analyses, tradeoff evaluations, and architectural execution strategies. The scope of this role has large impact that will set the course of technology selection and investment; and includes defining feature requirements and KPIs, depth module, algorithm, and silicon capabilities, optical and mechanical design requirements, system power budgets, and quantitative predictive performance modeling.


6+ years of experience engineering consumer products (concept through mass production)

Experience defining camera system requirements

Experience defining or analyzing critical performance parameters of various depth or imaging sensor architectures

Experience with critical depth system requirements, from core architecture through to individual components

Experience with imaging, rendering, and/or depth system simulation

Understanding of sensor device physics, noise analysis, electrical and optical design, digital imaging, and core depth estimation algorithms

BS in Physics, Optical, Electrical, Computer Engineering, or similar field


Lead technical efforts and own the architecture strategy for productization of novel depth systems for augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and other social presence products

Collaborate in a team environment extending across engineering disciplines while managing a wide variety of stakeholders

Model, simulate, and validate the performance of end-to-end depth systems in context of use case

Identify areas of valuable technology investment for incubating new technologies into research prototypes

Travel both domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time

Additional Requirements(额外要求)

Programming in C++, Python, MATLAB, or similar

Experience with camera or depth system calibration methods

Experience with prototyping hardware depth or camera systems

PhD in Physics, Optical, Electrical, Computer Engineering, or similar field

Experience working with external design, manufacturing, testing and contracting partners

6+ years of experience in tech leadership role