Image Quality Engineer

Palo Alto/Toronto/Zurich /
Engineering – Camera /
We are an early stage startup headquartered in Palo Alto with offices in Toronto and Zurich. We were founded by a team of experts in imaging and veterans in the Silicon Valley startup ecosystem. We are revolutionizing manufacturing automation and are looking for people passionate about sensing and robotics to join in and help us build state of the art vision technologies for integration with robotic systems.

Akasha is looking for an Image Quality Engineer to help develop state of the art imaging systems. 


    • As Akasha's Image Quality Engineer, you will develop software and perform testing for camera evaluation.
    • You will be responsible for the develop of CMOS imager testing techniques
    • Optimization of ISPs and other imaging algorithms
    • Additionally, you will design and provide support of production line testing setups and isolation of issues at various parts of the supply chain
    • You will perform testing and data analysis on comparative products


    • Deep understanding of image quality metrics and evaluation methodology
    • Excellent Matlab skills for digital image processing and data analysis
    • Proficiency with Python programming is a plus
    • Strong knowledge of CMOS Sensor operation and tuning
    • Knowledge of lens characteristics (MTF) and qualification
    • Familiarity with imaging algorithms such as auto-exposure, auto HDR, auto white balance, and auto focus is a plus
    • Experience with objective camera bench testing and subjective image quality analysis
    • Familiarity with camera components and functions is a plus
    • MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or equivalent
Akasha Imaging is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 

We provide competitive salary and equity, medical, dental, vision, and AD&D and life insurance, 401(k) plan, a flexible vacation policy and company holidays, and healthy meals and snacks.