PamiTC Job Board - Posting Details

Title: Software Engineer - Display Systems ResearchPosted: May 2, 2014
Company/Institution: RealD Europe Ltd
Location: Oxford
Department: RealD Research Europe


Your duties will entail the design and implementation of computer vision and control algorithms for R&D display systems. This may include display interface implementation, real-time face tracking, 3D reconstruction and segmentation, with a focus on commercialisation opportunities. You will work alongside world-leading experts in other fields (e.g. optics, hardware), cooperating closely with the R&D team in Colorado.


  • Implement control and computer vision algorithms in next generation display systems
  • Work with software and hardware team on software development for new prototypes
  • Work with other RealD researchers in the UK and US

Required Qualifications & Skills / Knowledge

  • Strong software development capability (minimum 3 years of C/C++ programming)
  • First class or 2(i) degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Independent self-starter, able to work alone as well as in a team
  • Innovative and pragmatic, with strong problem-solving skills
  • Interest in achieving commercial exploitation of research results
  • Right to live and work in the UK and excellent English.

The following would be advantageous / desirable:

  • Post graduate qualification in Computer Vision or equivalent industrial experience
  • Up-to-date knowledge of 3D reconstruction, tracking and / or segmentation techniques
  • Familiarity with computer vision libraries (e.g. OpenCV) and numerical tools (e.g. Matlab, Octave, NumPy)
  • Knowledge of GPU programming, Python, CMake, shell scripting
  • Experience in release engineering for multiple platforms

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive compensation package including salary, bonus and equity, commensurate with experience, Work in a modern and stimulating research environment in a prime location on the Oxford Science Park with regular trips to Boulder, CO
  • Chance to make your contribution to cutting edge technology for the world's leading consumer electronics businesses

Application Instructions: Applicants are invited to apply to no later than 31 May 2014 quoting ref: RDRE-1401 and enclosing a CV / resume and covering letter.