Research Intern, Sensor Systems – Machine Learning (PhD)


Job Overview

The Camera & Sensors Team at Facebook AR/VR Platform Hardware is helping build the next generation of products in Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality. Facebook Camera & Sensors Team’s research and development in Intelligent Sensors is driving the state of the art forward through relentless innovation.
Our team applies a range of software engineering and machine learning techniques to develop algorithms for sensor systems. We’re looking for candidates with expertise in machine learning, data science and signal processing to help with the development of novel sensor systems and algorithms within the Camera & Sensors Team, while collaborating with experts across multiple domains.

Our internships are twelve (12) to sixteen (16) weeks long and we have various start dates throughout the year.Research Intern, Sensor Systems – Machine Learning (PhD) Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with other researchers and engineers across both hardware and research teams at Facebook to develop deep learning algorithms that advance the state-of-the-art in Intelligent Sensors
  • Work with the team to help design and run data collection pipelines for training of machine learning algorithms
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a PhD degree in the field of Computer Science, Machine Learning, Robotics or related fields
  • 2+ years of experience with developing Machine Learning algorithms for sensor systems
  • 2+ years of experience in Python and Machine Learning libraries (NumPy, Scikit-learn, SciPy, Pandas, Matplotlib, TensorFlow)
  • Interpersonal skills: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration
  • Must obtain work authorization in the country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship/co-op
  • Experience working on Activity Detection, Sensor Fusion, and Natural Language Processing algorithms
  • Hands-on experience working with sensors such as Inertial Measurement Units (IMUs), magnetometers and pressure sensors
  • Familiarity with modern deep-learning methods and architectures
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