Position at Lifetouch National School Studios Inc.

Job Summary

 Lead a team of 10-14 software and image science engineers.  These teams are responsible for developing systems that manage high-volume image capture, image processing and rendered output, including development of software systems that interface with proprietary camera platforms.  Some of the tools currently in use involve C, C# .NET, Java, OpenCV, as well as machine learning.  This specialized team is responsible for developing and supporting the key intellectual property that drives the capture and production platforms of the world’s largest professional photography company.  

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages the system and imaging science functions associated with development engineering
  • Manages and leads a team by providing work direction and building teamwork
  • Monitors and evaluates individual and team performance
  • Manages research, administration, support, and development of systems supporting engineering development
  • Accountable for the business requirements, identification and development of engineering software solutions
  • Interfaces with members of the user community to coordinate activities related to software and image management solutions
  • Executes and adapts departmental plans and priorities to address IT, personnel, budget, and time challenges
  • May also act as a project manager
  • Performs other projects or miscellaneous duties as requested or assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience


  • 10 or more years in specific IT or engineering function(s)
  • 5 or more years in a supervisory capacity

 Other Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • In-depth knowledge of software development, image transformations, filtering, color management theory, segmentation, evolving technologies, and best practices
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Preferred: understanding of direct image transformations, color management theory, and image management

In-depth knowledge of software development processes.

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