Facebook Software Engineer, PhD Intern/Co-op (Inside-Out Tracking) in Menlo Park, California

Summary:
Great virtual reality technology depends on advances in computer vision and machine learning. As an inside-out tracking intern, you will be involved in developing technologies for positioning a device within an environment and understanding and mapping the environment around the device. Technologies are developed to work in realtime within the compute and power envelope of a fully mobile device. The team covers a broad range of disciplines within Computer Vision, Robotics, and Applied Mathematics. The ideal candidate is pursuing a PhD in computer vision, machine learning, or graphics and is passionate about enhancing the user experience in virtual reality.

Our internships are twelve (12) weeks. We have various start dates throughout the year.

Required Skills:

  1. Participate in cutting edge Computer Vision research within areas such as SLAM, Structure from Motion, Sensor Fusion, Optimization, and 3D reconstruction.

  2. Develop algorithms and software that will be part of mass-market shipping consumer products.

  3. Cross-functional interaction with hardware, automation and product design teams at Oculus.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Pursuing a PhD in the field of computer vision or related area

  2. Must be currently enrolled in a full time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship

  3. 2+ years experience with systems building in C++

  4. Excellent interpersonal skills, cross-group and cross-culture collaboration

  5. High levels of creativity and quick problem solving capabilities

  6. Proven track record of achieving significant results

    1. Ability to obtain work authorization in the United States in 2017

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Demonstrated software engineer experience via an internship, work experience, coding competitions, or PhD papers

  2. Knowledge in computer vision, image processing, computational geometry, robotics, SLAM, tracking, or sensor fusion.

Industry: Internet

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