Optical and vision lead engineer

Scortex is hiring!


Scortex enables manufacturers to take better control of their quality. We provide a full-stack solution to digitize quality. It delivers intelligent automation of visual inspections and real-time analytics over quality.

Scortex Quality Intelligence Platform is built to easily deploy and manage deep learning applications on production lines.

Our platform enables manufacturing companies to take control of their quality:

  1. Automate complex visual inspection tasks at any stage of the manufacturing process
  2. Monitor quality through real-time data visualization and centralized production knowledge
  3. Dynamically improve quality thanks to real-time process control

We believe that the digitalization of manufacturing operations will provide unprecedented returns in quality, efficiency, and environmental impact.

Scortex is a team of passionate and diverse individuals working and learning together to deliver the best solution possible, a unique blend of the tech and manufacturing world.

Job Description

We deliver turn-key inspection stations to our customers, built from our platform and with integrating partners.

We serve different quality control use cases for our customers, and we are always looking to deliver the optimal vision setup. It requires the ability to explore different approaches in terms of sensors and lighting.
From innovative deflectometry to multi-camera systems, the goal is to deliver the best performance on the market.

As a proactive member of our hardware team, your work will include a range of technical activities around industrial vision systems:

  • Analyse use case description and samples to define theoretical constraints
  • Test and select lights, cameras, and lens configurations to solve quality control use cases
  • Specify and test production-grade vision system (sensors, lenses, filters, lights, ...)
  • Compare different acquisition technologies (deflectometry, computational imaging, polarimetry, ...)
  • Set up experiments and proof of concepts of such solutions at the Scortex lab to improve our acquisition product

Beside of your technical impact, you will be the leader of all vision related topics:

  • Determine and validate the vision strategy in coordination with our Hardware lead.
  • Define and schedule tasks relating to vision design and manage other team members
  • Participate in the hiring of new optical and vision team members
  • Review experiment reports from other team members or partners

Preferred Experience

  • Proven experience in optical/photonics design. Industrial vision system design past experiences would be a big plus.
  • Technical understanding of key concepts in optics, sensors and photonics. Interest in industrial vision system trends (3D imaging, computational imaging, polarimetry) would be a big plus.
  • Team work spirit with willingness to share results and knowledge and manage.
  • Ability to have both short (planning) and long term (strategy) vision.
  • Confortable using CAD software.
  • Basic knowledge of Linux operating system and shell instructions.
  • Ability to design mechanical elements is a plus.
  • Experience with a programming language (python) is a plus.

Recruitment Process

  • Online technical questions
  • 30 min Introduction call
  • 1h30 Technical test
  • 1h Interview with the Hardware team lead

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75013)