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Biosensor Characterization Engineer

Company: Oculus
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Facebook Reality Labs is a world leader in the design of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) systems. Come work alongside technology visionaries and research scientists to create the technology that makes VR and AR pervasive and universal. The Cameras & Sensors (C&S) team gathers world class expertise and talent in photographic and machine vision cameras, imaging sensors, and depth, inertial, and bio sensing systems, and owns the development and validation for all these sensing systems across the whole AR, VR & Portal product portfolios.We are looking for a Biosensor Characterization Engineer that will collaborate closely with a highly cross functional product team in enabling various biosensing features across multiple product lines within the FRL AR/VR ecosystem. This individual will be responsible for end-to-end performance characterization of the sensor including defining the validation requirements, hardware bench characterization, correlation to sensor KPIs and overall system performance in real world usage scenarios.

Collaborate with cross-functional teams in design, test and characterization of electrical systems for biosensors applications in wearable products.
Identify critical hardware performance metrics for sensors, including component, board and system level requirements.
Formulate KPIs for hardware level sensor performance and bridge the gap between hardware characterization and end feature performance for users.
Board and system level bring-up, verification and debug of sensor modules. Failure analysis and corrective actions on integration of sensor modules as part of NPI development cycle.
Ability to travel both domestically and internationally for supporting product development and build cycles.

Bachelor's degree in EE, Physics or related technical expertise.
1+ years of experience in consumer electronics with expertise in one or more of these areas: analog, mixed-signal, sensor/AFE design and optoelectronics.
Experience in hardware design and validation of sensors (custom or OTS sensors) including custom board development, lab measurements and characterization.
Proficiency with data collection and analysis tools including Python, LabVIEW, MATLAB and other scripting languages.
Knowledge with sensor systems, including optical and electrical modalities.

PhD in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field.
Expertise in architecture, design and characterization of physiological sensors in wearable platforms.
Proficiency in signal processing, test automation and bring up of data acquisition tools.
Expert knowledge of sensing modalities for typical biosensors in health and fitness related wearable products including but not limited to photoplethysmogram, core body temperature, bioimpedance and electrocardiogram.
Product development experience with high volume consumer devices and xVT builds.
Experience translating hardware performance to key feature facing sensor KPIs.

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 , Biosensor Characterization Engineer, Engineering , Sunnyvale, California

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