Internship/Coop - AR Software Engineering

Student (College)

Job Summary
Excited about the potential of mixed reality (AR/VR) as a transformative technology? Eager to develop new skills and find solutions to real world problems? Also - wanna have fun doing it? :) Interaptix has great opportunities to build industrial solutions using AR and other technologies. Every member of the team is vital to both our work and our culture - ideas can come from anyone and your input is valued. Come work as an integral member of our R&D and engineering team where you will apply your passion, knowledge, and ingenuity to develop novel solutions at the cutting edge of technology!

About Us
Interaptix is an augmented reality startup working at the intersection of mixed reality, HCI, machine learning, and computer vision to fundamentally revolutionize how people interact with the world and one another. With our headquarters in downtown Toronto, Interaptix is funded by some of the most prominent tech investors and entrepreneurs. We are a tight-knit team that produces mind-blowing experiences, and we have a great time doing it! If you are passionate about making an impact in this exciting space, join our growing team in building new realities!


Job Responsibilities:

  • Working with the development team to implement the next generation of mixed reality (AR/VR) platforms by leveraging modern web technologies as well as AR enabled devices (including headsets and mobile phones)
  • Researching and prototyping cutting edge techniques to improve existing systems
  • Implementing algorithms in areas such as image processing, 3D reconstruction, sensor fusion, networking, graphics, or machine learning
  • Ownership of your contributions and areas where you build expertise
  • Troubleshooting and bug fixing


Required Skills:

  • Strong understanding of software engineering principles and Object-Oriented Programming
  • Prototyping skills
  • Python experience
  • Strong math skills with an emphasis on 3D math, linear algebra, and numerical optimization
  • Experience creating and working with REST APIs
  • Attention to detail and a passion for producing high quality work
  • Familiarity with computer vision, image processing concepts, information theory, and machine learning
  • Familiarity with at least one version control software: Git, Perforce, Subversion, etc
  • Background in computer science, mechatronics, software or computer engineering (or related field)


Bonus Skills:

  • Experience with Django
  • Experience with React (or other front end technologies)
  • Experience with ARCore and/or ARKit
  • Experience working with cloud technologies (e.g. MS Azure, AWS, etc.)
  • Experience working with databases
  • Experience working on photorealistic rendering techniques
  • Experience with graphics programming in DirectX or OpenGL
  • Experience training deep convolutional and/or recurrent neural networks

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