Senior Image Signal Processor (ISP) Architect

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    Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

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    Up to £0.00 per annum

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    Carlos Costa

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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We are looking for an experienced ISP architect to join our clients Chip Design development team in Sophia Antipolis. The work will mainly include:

*Monitor research and industry be aware of the state of the art and present information to peers
*Analyze customer needs and define domain requirements
*Proof of concept implementation
*Define the architecture of complex sub-modules of multi-media hardware accelerators
*Closely work with algorithm engineers to find an optimal tradeoff between accuracy and cost/power
*Benchmark proposed solution against state of the art
*Deliver domain specifications and drive junior architects & implementation
*Ensure a competitive solution in terms of performance, silicon area and power consumption
*Define the domain roadmap

The candidate will work closely with imaging algorithm researchers, RTL designers, DV engineers as well as other hardware and software architects.

Critical Success Factors
Creative and innovative
*Able to convert an idea into a prototype efficiently, optimize its cost and drive the hardware implementation
*Result driven and good communication skills. Able to work efficiently in a multi cultural, multi site, multi language and changing environment
*Excellent root cause analysis and problem solving skills
*Focused, pro-active, motivated, able to work under pressure and to multi-task various algorithm development and architecture activities
*Open minded and able to learn fast
*Able to work autonomously and as part of a team of technical experts
*Broad knowledge, versatile and hands on

*Education: Relevant engineering degree or PhD
*3+ years professional experience in image processing, camera systems or picture quality evaluation aware of the state of the art
*2+ years professional experience in RTL design / hardware architecture
*Proven experience in hardware IP architecture, low power / area RTL design techniques, camera algorithm development, picture quality evaluation, algorithm implementation and optimization
*Able to create high quality specifications
*Solid understanding of image signal processing (ISP) pipeline and mobile image sensors
*Strong programming experience
*Familiar with picture manipulation and quality measurement tools
*Fluent French and English, Chinese is a plus
*C/C++, Verilog, linux scripting, FPGA prototyping
*Knowledge in computer vision is a plus