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Optical Materials Engineer

Company: Oculus
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) brings together world-class experts to develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content. We have a clear mandate to ship products at scale. In particular, seemingly impossible products that define new categories that advance Facebook's mission of connecting the world. This team has the responsibility for taking breakthroughs and delivering them to market at scale. Facebook Reality Labs seeks an Optical Materials Engineer with the ability to bring new materials to consumer products at scale. We are looking for slightly impatient individuals willing to face down their fear of failure to accomplish bold things.

  • Understand the optical systems in FRL's product roadmap and identify risks and opportunities related to materials.
  • Drive development of novel optical material technologies to enable new capabilities in future consumer devices, either internally or with external partners.
  • Support technical program leaders in the development of new technologies and remove material barriers from the path to commercialization.
  • Provide optical materials expertise throughout the full hardware development cycle.
  • Define and execute testing and evaluation of materials to determine performance and drive material selection.
  • Seamlessly transition materials technology to high volume production.

    • B.S. in Material Science and Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering or other relevant degree.
    • 5+ years of experience with optical materials and engineering.
    • Experience with analysis of complex optical systems, understanding of system performance metrics and ability to identify materials-related implications.
    • Experience in methods used to determine optical properties of materials.
    • Experience leading large cross-functional projects teams.
    • Experience thriving in a fast-paced environment and ability to manage ambiguity.

      • M.S. or Ph.D. in Material Science and Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering or other relevant discipline.
      • 10+ years of experience with optical materials and engineering.
      • Experience with optical materials (ceramics and polymers) and optical component fabrication techniques, including polishing, moldable optics and adhesives.
      • Experience with package-level integration of optical and optoelectronic devices.
      • Experience with optical characterization, including geometric optics (lenses, mirrors, beam cameras, integrating spheres), building test setups on optical tables.
      • Experience with liquid crystals, LED and OLED and other display technologies.
      • Experience with testing, evaluating, and specifying thin film optical coatings, optical hard coatings, anti-reflection coatings.
      • Experience with thin film deposition technologies such as thermal and E-beam evaporation, sputtering, chemical vapor deposition.

        Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

        Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at .

Keywords: Oculus, Sunnyvale , Optical Materials Engineer, Engineering , Sunnyvale, California

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