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Oculus VR | Menlo Park, CA
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Software Engineer Intern, Computational Imaging & Display(PhD Univ Student)

Interns & Co-Ops, University, Internship - Engineering, Tech & Design | Menlo Park, California

Oculus is a world leader in the design of virtual reality systems. We are currently seeking innovative interns with a passion for technology to develop next-generation head-mounted display and imaging systems at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, CA. These roles are focused on developing computational imaging methods that leverage the co-design of optical elements and image processing algorithms. In particular we welcome PhD students in computer science, optical engineering, electrical engineering, physics, or similar, with a strong background in prototyping camera, sensing, and display hardware.

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


* Develop next-generation head-mounted display and camera prototypes
* Explore the application of computational imaging methods to virtual reality, emphasizing the development of advanced simulations, algorithms, and hardware capabilities
* Collaborate with the larger Oculus team and provide creative leadership on computational display and imaging technologies

Minimum Qualification

* Pursuing a PhD degree in the field of Computer Science, Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field
* Currently enrolled in a full time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship
* 1+ years experience with solving inverse problems in imaging emphasizing modeling, algorithm development, and hardware prototyping
* Demonstrated ability in optical design and modeling methods (e.g., proficiency with Matlab, Zemax, Code V, or similar)
* 1+ years experience with experimental optics and conducting laboratory work (i.e., demonstrated ability to construct proof-of-concept systems and to evaluate performance)
* 2+ years experience with scientific programming languages such as Matlab, Python, Mathematica, or similar
* Interpersonal skills: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration
* Ability to obtain work authorization in the United States in 2018

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience with C/C++, OpenGL/DirectX, and OpenCL/CUDA
* Experience with mathematical optimization, including software libraries and implementation from first principles
* Demonstrated experience via an internship, work experience, or widely used contributions to open source projects
* Proven track record of achieving significant results as demonstrated by first-authored publications (e.g., SIGGRAPH/Eurographics, CVPR/ICCV/ECCV, Optics Express, etc.)

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About Oculus VR

Oculus is a technology company revolutionizing the way people experience video games. The company's first product, the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, is currently in development and is set to launch in 2013. The company was founded by Palmer Luckey and veterans of RedOctane, developers of the acclaimed Guitar Hero series, Scaleform, the #1 user interface software in the gaming, and Gaikai, the cloud gaming company.