Application Engineer


Gigajot is seeking a highly motivated, creative, skilled individual contributor and team leader who enjoys working in a fast growing high-tech startup environment to develop and commercialize disruptive imaging technologies.

We are seeking an experienced Application Engineer to join our team. The candidate will work closely with other teams to support customers through the entire product cycle including evaluation, design, debug, and shipping. Other tasks include gathering customer requirements, developing test and validation methods, firmware and hardware development, and communicating results to the team through presentations, test and characterization reports.


Qualifications and Requirements:

  1. 3+ years industry experience in either:

    1. High volume manufacturing in camera systems

    2. Depth camera calibration and tests

    3. Imaging system characterization

    4. 3D imaging data flow

    5. Scientific, medical, industrial imaging

  2. Customer resource for: Questions, Design review (Schematic, layout, SW), Debug and trouble shooting.

  3. Development of requirements and validation methods

  4. Hardware bring up and validation of hardware blocks

  5. Test and characterization of performance

  6. Develop and optimize reference implementations

  7. Experience with electrical testing and debugging tools such as an oscilloscope

  8. Ability to program effectively in C/C++, JavaScript, Python, MATLAB, Verilog and embedded programming.

  9. Camera systems understanding from design through manufacturing

  10. Experience in CMOS camera applications, including hands-on experience with CMOS imagers in application test and design 

  11. Knowledge of sensor architecture, image and color processing, evaluation and improvement of image quality and hardware is required 

  12. Experience with software tool development, system level design and debug, FPGA and MCU firmware development is a plus 

  13. General understanding of image sensors, I2C, High speed serial interfaces, optical systems and lens characterization

  14. Must have a strong teamwork mentality, excellent communication skills, and the mentality to build and foster relationships with customers and management

  15. Experience in analog and mixed-signal IC or board level design to predict challenging implementations and target tests.

  16. BS or MS degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science or similar fields (PhD is a plus)

​Compensation and Benefits:

Gigajot compensates its employees and staff at or above fair market value, including stock option plan. Gigajot benefits include:

  • Company-paid premium of one of the best zero-deductible-PPO medical, dental and vision insurance for employees and eligible dependent

  • To help employees achieve work/life balance, Gigajot offers generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Sponsored retirement account with no vesting time required

  • Gym membership reimbursements

  • Life and disability insurances

  • Other benefits and a friendly working environment.


Gigajot’s HQ is located in Pasadena, CA.

Gigajot is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at or you may call us at +1 626-689-4819.

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