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Optical Design Engineer

Company: Facebook App
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

At Facebook Reality Labs (FRL), our goal is to explore, innovate and design novel interfaces and hardware subsystems for the next generation of virtual, augmented, and mixed reality experiences. We are looking for a skilled and motivated Optical Designer Engineer to join our Display and Optics team. You will work with a diverse and highly interdisciplinary team of researchers and engineers on the end-to-end product development cycle including concept, design, development, and integration of those optical components or systems. You will also work cross functionally to develop specifications and test methods, perform performance evaluation and work closely with manufacturing partners for prototyping and mass production. Optical Design Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Own architecture and design of viewing optics for Meta VR products.
  • Optimize for product excellence (e.g. optical performance, compactness, reliability, and cost etc.).
  • Innovate on next generation viewing optics architectures with complex optical subsystem interdependencies.
  • Perform comprehensive performance analysis to inform optical system specifications.
  • Work with hardware industry partners to identify, define, and develop state-of-the-art optical technologies in product Exploration/NTI/NPI stages. Minimum Qualifications:
    • BS degree in Optical Engineering, Physics or a related technical discipline with 5+ years of experience in Optical Engineering.
    • Experience in Optical lens fabrication, Plastic optical material, Complex optical system simulation and molding.
    • Experience with geometrical optics and sequential and non-sequential ray tracing.
    • Experience in scientific programming software, such as MATLAB or Python.
    • Proficiency in one of the following simulation software packages, such as Zemax, CodeV or LightTools.
    • Proficiency in optical DFM/DFA (design for manufacturing/assembly), tolerance analysis, and statistical performance analysis. Preferred Qualifications:
      • MS or PhD in Optical Engineering, Physics, or a related technical discipline with 3+ years of experience.
      • Experience with rigorous computational methods in wave optics, including RCWA and FDTD.
      • Familiarity with optical metrology and characterization of optical components and systems.
      • Experience in Ophthalmic optics and Imaging camera lens design.
      • Experience in Stray light molding and analysis.
      • Experience in Human vision system. 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: Facebook App, Sunnyvale , Optical Design Engineer, Engineering , Sunnyvale, California

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