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Optical Engineer Intern, Optical Product Development (PhD)

Company: Meta
Location: Redmond
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

The Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) are a group of researchers, developers, and engineers to invent and develop next generation technologies in display optics of virtual, augmented, and mixed reality (VR/AR/MR). We are looking for an Optical Engineer Intern to join our Optical Product Development (OPD) team in FRL. In this role, you will work with a group of talented scientists and engineers to design, simulate, implement and debug in imaging and non-imaging optics in display optics in VR/AR/MR. You will work with our team to design and develop optical lenses and systems to enable compelling AR/VR/MR technologies to become part of our lives. Our internships are twelve (12) to sixteen (16) weeks long and we have various start dates throughout the year. Develop next generation AR/VR optical systems on both modeling and prototyping of the new concepts. Collaborate with Facebook reality labs team to explore new display systems for AR/VR devices. Develop advanced simulations and prototyping in advanced concepts. The work should yield publishable research results in top-tier journals and at leading international conferences. Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a PhD degree in the field of Optical Science or Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field. Experience in optical design software tools of imaging e.g. CODE V, Zemax and non-imaging LightTools, Fred, or ASAP. Creative/analytical & critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Experience in design imaging optics and novel off-axis lens imaging optics. Experience in Straylight analysis. Interpersonal experience: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration. Must obtain work authorization in the country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment. 2 years of experience with optical design software such as Zemax OpticStudio, Code V, LightTools, FRED, or similar. 2 years of experience with experimental optics and conducting laboratory work (i.e., demonstrated ability to construct proof-of-concept systems and to evaluate performance). Proven track record of achieving significant results as demonstrated by first-authored publications at leading workshops or conferences in SPIE, IEEE, SID, OSA etc. Intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship. 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: Meta, Redmond , Optical Engineer Intern, Optical Product Development (PhD), Engineering , Redmond, Washington

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