Lab Intern

Job description

We’re looking for a engineering undergraduate student or recent College (DEC/DCS) graduate to work for data acquisition our deep learning programs during winter 2019-2020. If you’re excited about gaining experience in a dynamic start-up environment and contributing to our go-to-market success, then this is the perfect opportunity for you. This internship has the potential to grow into a part-time or permanent position.

Who are we and what do we do?

We are a rapidly growing team looking for people who share our passion for developing solutions at the intersection of imaging and depth. AIRY3D has developed DepthIQ™, a 3D computer vision platform that consists of a Transmissive Diffraction Mask and computational imaging software that can convert any camera sensor into a versatile 3D sensor at a fraction of the manufacturing cost.

Based in Montreal, AIRY3D recently raised US$10 million in series A funding led by Intel Capital. This financing will allow AIRY3D to advance its licensing roadmap for the first commercial adoptions of DepthIQ 3D by top-tier consumer electronics companies in mobile and other markets such as automotive and AR/VR.

What you will do:

  • Perform sophisticated image quality and depth quality testing in our optics lab
  • Collect and manage lots of data for various deep learning projects
  • Annotate data for difference use-cases
  • Design and construct testing systems and gantries for various projects
  • Benchmark testing protocols and implement creative solutions to improve their efficiency
  • Work closely with both our advanced research teams to strengthen our 3D imaging technology


What you bring to our team

  • Completion of one or two years of a bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • OR recent College (DEC/DCS) graduate
  • Theoretical knowledge of fundamentals of deep learning task
  • Basic programming skills (Python preferred)
  • Interest in photography
  • General mechanical and electronics assembly and design skills
  • Familiarity with various image formats and readouts
  • Cool side projects!

What’s it like working in our team?

We believe in creating disruptive technology in a workplace with great work ethics. We truly enjoy what we are doing and the diversity of those we work with all while having fun and not taking ourselves too seriously! We offer a flexible schedule and vibrant Mile End location. If you are genuinely excited about contributing to our success, we’d love to hear from you.

What comes next?

If you think this challenge is right for you, we encourage you to apply. Our application process is quite simple so, it won't take long.

What does the interview process involve?

The first step is a conversation with our recruitment partner - Pivot + Edge - where the focus will be on the human side of things. If you exhibit a high potential to be successful in our environment, a short video interview will allow you to demonstrate your technical capabilities. After we review your response, you may be asked to talk shop with some of our engineers and leaders. Assuming you’re one of our finalists, we’ll be sure to give you a tour of the office and introduce you to some of your future teammates. Throughout the process, we want to make sure that we’re the right fit for each other – both technically and culturally – so please interview us at every step!

AIRY3D is an equal opportunity employer. Should you require accommodation in any aspect of our selection process, please contact Karalee Helder of Pivot + Edge at