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Optical Engineer - Display and Optics

Company: Facebook App
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Come join a rapidly growing team who is defining the future of AR/VR display technologies. As part of the Display and Optics organization at Reality Labs, you will be responsible for optical design and product development of core optical modules for future products, and will have the opportunity to be part of a team composed of some of the best engineers, scientists and leaders pushing the boundaries in AR/VR field. There will be strong emphasis on coming up with module architectures, optical design of complex optical modules, working with vendors and internal partners to develop manufacturable product, and ensuring successful integration with the rest of the system to guarantee customer-facing performance.

Optical Engineer - Display and Optics Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop optical modules for future Near-Eye Displays (NEDs), such as illumination modules, projectors, cameras and optical sensors.
  • Build predictive optical models, validate designs and models with measured data to close the loop.
  • Translate feature requirements to hardware optical specifications, and assess optical performance through rigorous tolerance analysis based on manufacturing capabilities
  • Support design validation, lab characterization and failure analysis of optical modules and systems.
  • Support module build and system integration activities at external vendors.
  • General research and development of emerging concepts in display, illumination and imaging optics technology domains.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in the field of Optical Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering or related degree.
    • 2+ years of experience working with external vendors to deliver custom optical components, modules, or systems, where challenging optical requirements to drive innovative fabrication process development, and new opto-mechanical integration and metrology techniques.
    • 3+ years of experience in developing optical modules or systems in highly multidisciplinary environments, including setting specifications, determining test methods, and overall module and system integration.
    • Experience with one or more of the following optics domains: imaging optics, lens design, illumination, radiometry and photometry, geometric or physical optics, projector design.
    • Experience using scripting languages and data analysis tools such MATLAB, Python or JMP.
    • Experience working with optical design software such as Zemax, Code V, LightTools, or similar.

      Preferred Qualifications:
      • MS or PhD degree in the field of Optical Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering or related degree.
      • Process development and failure analysis experience for optical components and modules such as cameras, sensors, or illumination/projector systems.
      • Experience with display technologies such as OLEDs, LCDs, and LCOS.
      • Experience with multiple full life cycle product launches.

        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 Engineer - Display and Optics, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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