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Facebook Computer Vision Research Scientist, 3D Humans in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Facebook Reality Labs is dedicated to the research and development required to bring virtual and augmented reality to billions of people around the world. At the Pittsburgh lab, we aspire to a vision of social VR and AR, where people are able to interact with each other across distances in a way that is indistinguishable from in-person interactions. As a Computer Vision Research Scientist at FRL Pittsburgh, you will be solving challenges at the forefront of computer vision and machine learning. You will work alongside world-class researchers, engineers, and artists collaborating together on the innovation necessary to make that vision a reality. You will be expected to push forward the frontiers of research and publish your work at leading venues in the field. We want people who work well across disciplines, can brainstorm big ideas, and are excited to work in new technology areas.

Required Skills:

  1. Prototype novel computer vision algorithms for 3D reconstruction, detection, and tracking of human shape and appearance

  2. Build novel prototype capture systems for offline and real-time online systems

  3. Develop robust algorithms and systems for integrating multiple sensors and modalities

  4. Attend computer vision conferences, publish and present papers in international conferences and journals

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Currently has or is in the process of obtaining a PhD degree or completing a postdoctoral assignment in the field of Computer Vision, Computer Graphics, and/or Machine Learning

  2. 3+ years experience with C++

  3. 3+ years experience in computer vision and machine learning, including computer vision/machine learning libraries

  4. GPU programming experience including CUDA and OpenGL

  5. Prototyping experience including feature integration

  6. Interpersonal experience: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Proven track record of achieving significant results as demonstrated by grants, fellowships, patents, as well as first-authored publications at leading workshops or conferences such as CVPR, ECCV/ICCV, SIGGRAPH, or similar

  2. Demonstrated software engineer experience via an internship, work experience, coding competitions, or widely used contributions in open source repositories (e.g. GitHub)

  3. Experience with geometric fusion algorithms

  4. Experience with multi-view reconstruction and optical flow algorithms

  5. Experience with the graphics pipeline

  6. Experience in system optimization

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.