Zoox is looking for an Image Quality Engineer to support tuning and testing of our production cameras’ automotive image sensors for autonomous vehicles. The Image Quality Engineer should be able to analyze image data from opto-electrical systems using standard software tools (e.g. python, MATLAB, ImageJ, etc.), and should be able to communicate effectively with suppliers to understand ISP and image sensor capabilities. This candidate should have experience tuning image signal processing algorithms and a basic understanding of geometric optics and image formation. The candidate should be familiar with modern imaging techniques, such as high dynamic range (HDR) and tone-mapping. The image quality engineer should have experience designing and performing tests in the lab and in the field to verify detector performance.


  • BS in computer science, physics, optics, EE, or similar
  • 2+ years of relevant professional experience
  • ISP algorithms (e.g. HDR, tone-mapping)ISP tuning of HDR sensors, automotive sensors a plus
  • Familiarity with industry leading providers of automotive ISPs
  • Image quality testing and corresponding test standards (e.g. MTF/SFR, color reproduction)
  • Python, MATLAB Technical writing
  • Strong communication skills

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience programming with C++, Git/GitHub

Vaccine Mandate

Employees working in this position will be required to have received a single dose of the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine OR have completed the two-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccine series. In addition, employees will be required to receive a COVID-19 booster vaccine by the earlier of (1) April 15 or (2) within two months of becoming eligible for the booster vaccine.

Employees will be required to show proof of vaccination status upon receipt of a conditional offer of employment. That offer of employment will be conditioned upon, among other things, an Applicant’s ability to show proof of vaccination status. Please note the Company provides reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable state, federal, and local laws.

About Zoox

Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.

A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.