Software Engineer in Test, Computer Vision - Contractor

Zurich, Switzerland

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Job Description

A Software Engineer in Test that will be part of Magic Leap’s world class Quality Assurance organization that validates our augmented reality products within our spatial computing system that provides a realistic 3D augmented environment on top of the real world.  Position will focus on the test development, execution and requirements validation of our Computer Vision algorithms and components, and their functionality within our products.


  • Work with the product and software development teams to define, develop, and execute white box tests at the API level and black box tests at the system level that will allow us to perform functional and nonfunctional validation of the sensors, algorithms, services, and components that make up our computer vision deliverables that exercise the following technical areas:
    • Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) 
    • 3D Reconstruction and meshing
    • Computer vision improvements with jitter, judder, and swim 
    • Calibration processes for the vision and sensors that occur continuously as the devices is used
    • Eye tracking to make sure from a optical perspective the virtual content verges properly in the physical world and renders at the correct depth 
    • Hand tracking used in the detection of gestures
  • Analyze various components of the Magic Leap systems, collaborate with various development teams, and use your technical expertise to investigate, troubleshoot and verify software defects and other technical issues
    • Experience with being able to analyze logs to help root cause an issue as well as  determine the component(s) causing it
    • Review integrated code change to isolate which one might be causing a failure within a software build
  • Define or develop test utilities to accomplish the assigned testing
    • Includes being able exercise and further expand the capabilities of testing scripts and samples


  • 3 - 5 years of software development experience working on embedded products or mobile applications with a minimum of 2 of those years having an emphasis on computer vision testing
  • Experience with mapping and tracking algorithms, camera optics, image sensor technology, and IMUs is preferred
  • Expertise with one or more programming languages, such as C, C++, or Python
  • Knowledge on jitter, judder, and swim, as well as how to recognize them with computer vision system is desired
  • Knowledgeable on Linux OS and device drivers
  • Hands-on experience with manual and/or automated testing of embedded devices is desired
  • Excellent understanding of all test fundamentals and the associated use of test management and defect tracking tools is a must
  • Good troubleshooting skills to root cause complex issues
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of test data analysis, statistics, and test reports
  • Excel in a fast-paced, agile environment supporting multiple projects using a wide variety of technologies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including effective presentation with a dynamic and “can do” attitude


  • BS in Computer Science is required
  • MS is preferred
Job region(s): Europe
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