Skybox Imaging

Image Quality Metrics Software Engineer

Imaging Systems - Mountain View, CA - Full Time

About us:

Skybox Imaging empowers global businesses to make better decisions with timely, high fidelity imagery and infinite analytics. By combining the power of web technologies and a constellation of high-resolution imaging satellites, Skybox is generating a unique data source describing daily global activity with timely, accessible, sub-meter color imagery and high definition video of the Earth. Founded in 2009, Skybox Imaging is backed by leading venture firms and comprised of internet and aerospace professionals. 

For more information, read about the Skybox story in Wired, watch a talk by the founders at Stanford, and see images and video taken by SkySat-1 on the Skybox gallery.

About the role:

As an image processing engineer, you will join the team developing advanced algorithms and software that will generate petabytes of imagery. You will help us develop world-class pan-sharpening, automatic color and contrast enhancement and white balance, color artifact reduction, and atmospheric correction. You will also help transition these algorithms into production-grade software in C/C++ in a Linux environment to run within Skybox's high-performance computing infrastructure.

You have background in image processing, but you don't need experience with satellite imagery or remote sensing. You're a strong C/C++ programmer, and have experience in the full algorithm life cycle from research to deployment and support.  You enjoy working in a small company environment where things happen quickly and everybody gets their time in the critical path.

Skills and Experience:

  • M.S. or higher in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent
  • Excellent C/C++ development skills, ideally in a Linux environment.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in image processing with a focus on color imaging 
  • Understanding of computer vision techniques is a plus
  • Experience with multithreaded programming environments or GPUs is a plus.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Matlab, Python, etc. is desired.

Must be US citizen or permanent resident.

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