Computer Vision Software Engineer

at Valve corporation
Published February 28, 2023
Location Bellevue, United States of America
Category Computer Vision  
Job Type Full-time  


Computer vision plays an indispensable role in modern VR experiences, providing headset and controller tracking, eye and hand tracking, 3D environment understanding, amongst others. Computer vision engineers at Valve are working on all those areas to help us achieve the next steps in VR with millions of customers world-wide.

Across the computer vision engineering group, we contribute in a variety of ways:

  • Collaborate to define product goals
  • Participate in conceiving, designing, and evaluating VR hardware
  • Develop software (in particular computer vision related)

Computer vision engineers at Valve have significant industry experience. Members of our team typically have proven professional software development experience in C/C++, and have both deep understanding and hands-on experience in 3D vision algorithms, SLAM tracking, amongst others. Our team includes and looks for individuals with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • SLAM/VIO/sensor fusion, visual positioning or other related directions
  • 3D vision algorithms (traditional, deep learning based, or both - including SFM, MVS(Net), NeRF or other 3D reconstruction methods.
  • Object detection and tracking, 3D pose estimation or other related directions
  • Human subject awareness, including hand tracking, eye tracking, and body tracking
What We Offer
  • An organization where 100% of time is dedicated as groups see fit
  • The opportunity to collaborate with experts across a range of disciplines
  • A work environment and flexible schedule in support of families and domestic partnerships
  • A culture eager to become stronger through diversity of all forms
  • Exceptional health insurance coverage
  • Unrivaled employer match for our 401(k) retirement plan
  • Generous vacation and family leave
  • On-site amenities in support of health and efficiency
  • Fertility and adoption assistance
  • Reimbursement for child care during interviews