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Image Signal Processing Systems Engineer

Location: San Diego, California
Job Category: Engineering - Software

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Image Signal Processing Systems Engineer

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Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. is looking for a passionate and experienced systems engineer with in-depth knowledge on Image Signal Processing (ISP) pipeline design. We are part of a team that designs Exynos ModAP chip sets powering various mobile devices and cars. The team is developing ISP algorithms and exciting new imaging technologies for mobile devices. The duty includes designing new algorithms, architectures, and systems for imaging processing.


  • Developing ISP pipeline (e.g., 3A, denoising, demosaicing, bad pixel correction, chromatic aberration correction, distortion correction, color correction, tone mapping, image sharpening, dynamic range compression, dehazing, etc.) design specifications.
  • Developing novel ISP algorithms.
  • Performing the analysis, modeling, and simulation of imaging systems.
  • Defining and documenting the systems architectures and system specifications for new imaging features.
  • Researching and developing new technologies for camera, image and video processing, and computer vision.
  • Optimizing algorithms for mobile platforms utilizing dedicated hardware, multi-core VLIW SIMD vector processors, and GPU cores.
  • Implementing solutions for mobile platforms through the collaboration with SW and HW engineers.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Expertise in image and video processing, computational photography, and/or computer vision
  • Experience in camera and ISP pipeline design
  • Experience in image and video processing algorithm development
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • C/C++, Python, and/or MATLAB coding skills
  • MS with extensive industry experience or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in image sensors and optics
  • Experience in computer vision and camera geometry related projects
  • Hands-on experience in image and video processing algorithm implementation, optimization, and debugging in embedded systems

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 displays.


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