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SoftKinetic is a high-tech company located in Belgium, USA and Asia delivering state-of-the-art solutions in the field of Depth Sensing and Natural Interfaces technologies including Time-of-Flight CMOS sensors, depth sensing camera and 3D motion tracking, 3D scanning and 3D image processing software. SoftKinetic start-up spirit demands a flexible work environment, where expertise, motivation and efforts are strategic keywords. In return SoftKinetic provides a variety of career opportunities for technical, consulting and business-minded professionals and provides a stimulating environment where people can explore and sharpen their skills. Natural Interfaces & Depth Sensing technologies are a new field that is changing the way people and devices interact with mobiles devices, cars, computers, gaming, TV or industrial image processing systems.

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We're always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our team. If you want take part in our success, simply fill in the box on the right, email your CV and cover letter to jobs@softkinetic.com or write to us at: HR department, SoftKinetic, Boulevard de la Plaine 11, 1050 Brussels, Belgium.

Latest update :
February 8, 2017

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PROOF OF CONCEPT/CUSTOMIZATION ENGINEER

Job Description

The proof-of-concept (PoC)/customization engineer will design and execute leading-edge PoCs including hardware, software and solutions that our external and internal customers will use to evaluate SoftKinetic’s 3D Time-of-flight technology. These PoCs will be made up of ToF CMOS sensors, optical components, IR light sources, device drivers, custom middleware and applications. This position will be based in the US. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Adapt existing depth-sensing technologies into customized proof-of-concept demonstration systems to show how new technologies might be used.
  • Create small volume batches of these PoCs for use in external and internal Sony/SoftKinetic teams.
  • Work closely with external customers, product managers, user experience experts and quality engineers to develop concepts that will enlighten and inspire new ways to use our technology.
  • Transfer promising PoCs to R&D to productize them.
  • Occasional travel to external and internal customer locations may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Primary Skills

  • You have a BSEE/CS (MSEE/CS preferred) or equivalent.
  • You have 5 to 7 years of experience in consumer, automotive or industrial products engineering.
  • You have a genuine passion for pioneering new technologies.
  • You are able to adapt to changing technology needs and good customer skills.
  • You have a solid understanding of hardware and software systems and their interactions with the complete system.
  • You have knowledge of Windows, Linux and Android operating systems.
  • You have good C/C++ and Python skills.
  • You have an understanding of camera optics, sensors (ideally 3D) and IR illuminators (laser and/or LED).
  • You have an understanding of video and audio USB devices and codecs on Windows and Linux.
  • You have a knowledge of sensor data transfer interfaces such as MIPI, LVDS and DVP.
  • You are able to customize PCB schematics and layouts.
  • You have experience with mechanical modifications of plastics and metals
  • You have excellent analytical ability and problem solving skills.
  • You have proficient English written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of 3D printer design and fab skills a plus.
  • Having experience working with external vendors is also a plus.

Extra-information

Personality

Open minded, friendly, self-evaluating and having a great sense of responsibility.

Contact

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@softkinetic.com and write “Proof of Concept / Customization Engineer” in the subject field.

Posted on February 2, 2017

 


BUSINESS ANALYST (US-based position)

Please note that this is a US-based position.

Job Description

We are in search of a business analyst. The role supports the Business Development group and interacts closely with Product Management and Sales. Advanced 3D vision technology is rapidly expanding into a wide variety of new markets including VR/AR, Robotics, Drones, Medical and Healthcare.  The candidate must identify emerging trends across this wide spectrum of industries and analyze opportunities, provide comprehensive marketing and competitive analysis, and explore partnerships with both start-ups and large companies. 

Responsibilities will include

  • You monitor emerging markets for new opportunities
  • You provide TAM/SAM models and SWOT analysis
  • You define the opportunity, strategy and positioning for the emerging market
  • You work closely with product, marketing and sales teams to apprise them of trends
  • You research and evaluate competing technologies
  • You propose promotion, training, pricing and go-to-market strategies
  • You participate in tradeshows and industry conferences; cultivate contacts and connections within the emerging market

QUALIFICATIONS

Primary skills

  • You have a B.S.E.E. or similar background, with 2+ years of technical marketing/business development.  MBA a plus.
  • You have 3 or more years’ experience in semiconductor imaging, or with solid state vision within the robotics, drones or human mounted display (HMD) segments.
  • You have experience of both hardware and software in multiple verticals (it is a plus)

Secondary

Personality 

  • You are self-driven and directed, with a strong sense of ownership
  • You are able to work collaboratively
  • You are able to analyze market reports and relate to market development dynamics
  • You are willing to travel domestic and internationally up to 20% of the time
  • SoftKinetic has people spread out across the globe, so conference calls and video calls at off-hours are required

Contact

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@softkinetic.com and write “Business Analyst” in the subject field.

Posted on May 31st

 


BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - AUTOMOTIVE (US-based position)

Please note that this is a US-based position.

Job Description

We are in search of an Automotive Business Development Manager. This position will shape the future of one the fastest growing segments in 3D imaging and be responsible for managing and growing a hardware and software portfolio that delivers market share expansion.
The target market is next-generation infotainment, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving. The role requires analyzing the market size, technology trends and supply chain, and developing TAM/SAM models and product roadmap proposals. The position then requires collaborating both internally and externally on proposed roadmap ideas, and communicating your vision and unique product benefits to a varied set of audiences including the internal team, industry analysts and customers.

Responsibilities will include

  • You will focus on new product and roadmap definition, using direct feedback from end-customers, vendors and the vertical supply chain
  • You will work on market segment TAM/SAM modeling
  • You will work on Business case generation, MRD creation, market launch plans and portfolio management
  • You will build strategic partnerships with OEMs, Tier 1s and Tier 2s 
  • You will work on the promotion, training, pricing and go-to-market strategies
  • You will trend analysis and market dynamics
  • You will work on competitive analysis
  • You work out strategic business planning, including R&D investment recommendations
  • You will participate in tradeshows and industry conferences
  • You are understanding and communicating with the full automotive supply chain

QUALIFICATIONS

Primary skills

  • You have 4 or more years’ experience within the automotive industry or automotive supply chain
  • You possess a B.S.E.E. or similar background, with 5+ years of technical marketing/business development. MBA is preferred but not required
  • You have preferably experience in semiconductor, imager, or computer vision industry experience 
  • If you have a strong technical background or with experience in embedded systems or gesture software it is a plus

Secondary

  • You are self-driven and directed, with a strong sense of ownership
  • You have Business acumen and experience in a customer facing role
  • You are able to analyze market reports and relate to market development dynamics
  • You have a strong sense of customer orientation and effectiveness
  • You are capable of driving alignment and collaboration across cross-functional groups
  • You are willing to travel domestic and internationally 25-30% of the time
  • SoftKinetic has people spread out across the globe, so conference calls and video calls at off-hours are required 

Additional information

Personality

Open minded, friendly, self-evaluating and having a great sense of responsibility 

Contact

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@softkinetic.com and write “Business Development Manager - Automotive” in the subject field.

Posted on May 31st.


HW CAMERA TEST ENGINEER

Job Description

You will be Hardware Camera Test Engineer within the Hardware validation team. You will be involved in the validation, characterization and testing of 3D cameras and in the definition of hardware and software for automated test deployment. You will also be responsible to run test-campaigns for validating the SK camera and module products.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • You participate to the test specifications and test plans including reliability tests based on the 3D camera specifications
  • You architect, build, implement, validate and maintain the automated test-environments to allow fast and high-quality testing of SK products
  • You advise the HW architecture and camera engineer to increase the overall 3D camera testability
  • You run validation campaigns of 3D cameras
  • You are the gate-keeper to release high-quality SK products in time
  • You report bugs and problems in a timely manner to the Test and Validation Manager and the Design teams to allow definition and implementation of corrective actions. In this role, you can be in contact with internal and external customers as well as manufacturing suppliers. 
  • You write test reports on 3D cameras performances and statistics
  • You report on quality metrics and on bugs towards the HW camera and driver teams
  • You do analysis and reporting of performances  for product under design to reach maximum test coverage and good quality

QUALIFICATIONS

  • You have a master degree in Engineering, Photonics, Micro-Electronic Engineering or Physics 
  • You have a 1st experience in Product Testing and/or Product Engineering preferably in the Electronics and/or advanced technology industry
  • You have a clear problem solving approach and ability to cope with complex problems by developing creative and innovative solutions
  • You are results and facts oriented
  • Achieving results on schedule without supervision motivates you
  • You can demonstrate understanding of quality (problem solving techniques, process improvement methods) 
  • You have knowledge on languages: Python, Matlab  and C/C++, VHDL as a plus
  • You have experience on electronics test platform with knowledge on FPGA technology concept
  • You are fluent in English
  • You are open to work in an R&D international environment

Extra-information

Personality

Able to quickly adapt to new situations & technologies - dynamic environment. Open to creativity, friendly, team player, self-evaluating and having a great sense of responsibility. Passionate about technology and innovations.  

Contact

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@softkinetic.com and write “HW Camera Test Engineer” in the subject field.

 

Posted on May 12, 2016


TECHNOLOGY ENGINEER

Job Description

As a technology engineer your main mission will be to evaluate and investigate competing technologies. You will report to the CTO on your findings.Next to competition, you need to learn and understand the technology status and roadmap of the company in detail, as well as bench and simulate existing or new innovative internal technologies.Your goal is to analyze all strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threads of SoftKinetic’s hardware and software technology inside existing products, coming products and for planned research. You will need to map use cases on their requirements, and analyze the different 3D technologies address or fail to address these.You will work with the CTO and participate in sharing this information internally, towards R&D departments or S&M departments, and towards external audiences and companies.Next to your main assignment, technology presentations, as well as some project follow-up in the CTO Office will be part of your mission.

Core tasks

  • You will Investigate/explore other 3D technologies or techniques (SW and HW)

  • You will make measurement and analysis reports

  • You will compare in measurement or simulation to existing or new SK technology ideas 

  • You will join in the innovation process to improve existing SK technology stack

  • You will visit tradeshows / customers / trainings

Qualifications

We are looking for the following profile for this position:

Education

You have a Master degree of Engineering or a PhD in a relevant domain can be a plus (e.g. electronics or image processing)

Technical background

  • You have knowledge in all or multiple of the following domains:
  • Electronics & electrical engineering 
  • Device Physics
  • Analog/Digital IC design
  • Image Sensor Design
  • Hardware product development
  • Computer vision sciences 

- Optics (at least familiar with)
- Photonics
- Image processing (2D, 3D, …)
- Imaging systems

  • Programming technics and software tools
  • Math/Stats

Competences/personality

  • Analytical, Problem-solution approach
  • Eager to learn
  • Enjoy challenges 
  • Creative
  • Good presentation skills
  • Languages: English (fluent), any of French/German/Dutch is a plus

Extra-information

Personality

Open minded, friendly, self-evaluating and having a great sense of responsibility 

Contact

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@softkinetic.com and write “Technology Engineer” in the subject field.

Posted on February 26, 2016 


SYSTEM ENGINEER

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

You will be designing new electronic products, in particular state-of-the-art real-time time-of-flight depth sensors and cameras. Your main focus will be to improve our cameras depth maps by finding novel ways to utilize their hardware and by designing new signal and image processing algorithms. You will carry out innovative research related to time-of-flight and other 3D sensing techniques.
We offer you the opportunity to gain multidisciplinary experience with image and signal processing, computer vision, image sensors and device physics as well as digital and analog electronics, while working on a broad range of applied research projects.

Responsibilities

  • Characterization and modelling of Time-of-Flight systems
  • Design and execute experiments and analyse measurement data
  • Find new ideas to improve performance, or reduce size, power consumption or BOM cost of existing and future products

  • Develop these ideas into proven, stable product features

  • Have a broad overview of the whole solution stack (from image sensor to end-user software application), help improve it at all levels, and define at which level(s) features are implemented

QUALIFICATIONS

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced individual with the following skills:

  • Fluent in  English

  • Master’s degree

  • Good knowledge of Matlab and statisticsis required

  • Experience with algorithm development and/or characterization and modelling

  • Experience with multiple programming languages and software development processes

  • Knowledge of Python, C, and/or C++ is an advantage

  • Experience with analog and digital electronics is an advantage

  • Knowledge of image processing is an advantage

Extra Information

Personality:

  • An analytical mind, strong commitment to quality and attention to detail are necessary. You are able to work autonomously and take initiative

  • Result-oriented, pragmatic and innovative problem-solver

  • Team spirit, good social skills and a broad interest in technology are a must since you will be working in a multidisciplinary team of hardware and software engineers

Contact

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@softkinetic.com and write “System Engineer” in the subject field.


SENIOR SOFTWARE R&D ENGINEER

JOB DESCRIPTION

You will design and develop next generation vision algorithms/applications to enhance our libraries. Candidates must have demonstrated experience in designing and developing state of the art computer vision algorithms through their entire lifecycle, from prototyping to highly optimized, production quality implementations in C++.

QUALIFICATIONS

Primary SKILLS
  • You are a Civil engineer or have master in computer science or Master in mathematics or equivalent
  • You have at least  years in a similar position
  • You have strong skills in real time image analysis , computer vision and machine learning
  • You have strong skills in mathematics (statistics, optimization, …) 
  • You have strong skills in C++
  • English is mandatory (Dutch or French is a plus).
  • You are passionate about software development and excited to work as part of a dynamic, ambitious team.
SECONDARY SKILLS
  • Low level optimization (SIMD, GPGPU, …)

  • Experience with development for multiple platforms and embedded platforms 

  • Graphic shaders (e.g. HLSL, GLSL)

  • Experience in 3d engine programming a plus

PERSONAL SKILLS
  • Creative and constructive behavior is a must
  • Open minded, friendly, self-evaluating and having a great sense of responsibility
  • Ability to combine research objectives and precise delivery planning
  • Ability to work in an agile team
  • English is a must, French or Dutch are a plus
  •  

CONTACT

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@softkinetic.com and write “Senior Software R&D engineer” in the subject field.