Director, Algorithm Verification/Data

Magic Leap, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA

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Job Description

Lead the Algorithm Verification and Data team which involves recruiting and ramping up a team of world-class engineers. Your team will aid the Computer Vision teams working on pose tracking, dense mapping, eye tracking, etc... In addition you will be responsible for validating algorithm performance. 


  • Responsible for creating ground truth data for all computer vision teams at Magic Leap.  
  • Utilize external high precision instruments like Vicon motion capture systems, robotic arms, LIDAR scanners, other embedded devices and software for 3D modeling/rendering. 
  • Work in close collaboration with the Perception team to deliver ground truth datasets with verified quality significantly higher than in required for the product. 
  • Responsible for rapid prototyping. 
  • Manage experienced mechanical, electrical and software designers who can quickly internalize complicated concepts and engineer solutions to challenging problems. 
  • Design, prototype and deliver novel robotic solutions to support all Magic Leap teams.


  • Extensive experience with Computer Vision, Robotics, and Automation.
  • Extensive experience with Systems Architecture.
  • Experience in Hardware (Mechanics & Electrical). 
  • Extensive experience in Linux and full software stack: embedded product development.
  • Experience with object oriented programming, C/C++ or similar language skills.
  • Strong analytical ability/foundation is a must.
  • Robotics /Automation experience is a must. 
  • Experience in building and managing teams.
  • Must have experience working with contractors domestically and internationally.
  • You should thrive on the excitement of solving hard problems and feel comfortable working alongside a multidisciplinary group.
  • Proven ability to work independently and self-directed with an ability to understand the big picture.

Nice to Have: 

  • Prior AR/VR work. 
  • Experience with LIDAR/motion capture systems.
  • Experience with data visualization.


  • M.S. or Ph.D. in CS, ECE or related fields 

Additional Information

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to Equal Employment Opportunities guidelines.

About Magic Leap, Inc.

How It All Began October 5, 2017 Today, Magic Leap is a company made up of hundreds of artists, engineers, explorers, and dreamers from around the globe, all chasing their curiosity toward the same goal – bringing together the digital and real worlds to advance human potential. But it all began on a road trip to Austin when we asked the question – “what if computing could spill outside the computer?”

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