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Title: Sr Applied Research EngineerPosted: August 18, 2014
Company/Institution: Sony Electronics
Location: San Jose, CA

Description: Sr. Applied Research Eng 27792


As a part of Sony Electronics' engineering team you can ensure that what we produce is just as extraordinary as the ideas that inspire us. While we run on fearless creativity and innovation, our engineers make certain that everything we do is of the highest quality. Every day, they work with advanced technologies, including some that most people never even thought possible. Some may call it magic; we call it a commitment to innovation, quality, and style and design. Sony Electronics, Inc. currently has an opening for a Senior Applied Research Engineer in our San Jose, CA location. This position is responsible for researching and developing algorithms and architectures for integration into advanced multi-media platforms and products. Responsibilities will include investigating and utilizing complex engineering and mathematical principles to develop core technologies, compose algorithm structures and find solutions to problems. This will include the assessment and improvement of algorithm performance on a variety of platforms. This position also requires the engineer to analyze and determine system standards and test procedures. As a Senior Applied Research Engineer you will be responsible for writing invention disclosures for developed algorithms and works with patent attorneys to secure intellectual property. This individual will work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors and demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Responsible for networking with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.


  • Ph.D. Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Applied Mathematics or related field, is required
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years related experience
  • Knowledge and experience in, digital signal processing, video/image processing, and digital camera optical system are required
  • Previous research work in related areas such as digital image processing, computer vision, 3D imaging, Machine learning, content-based video/image analysis, object segmentation, and knowledge of human visual system are highly preferred
  • Excellent programming skills C/C++ and Matlab are required
  • Linux experience is a plus
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