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Optical Engineer

Company: Apex Systems
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Duration: 12 month contract

The Reality Labs (RL) Display and Optics team focuses on moving the state-of-art display and optical technologies forward for AR/VR products, which gives people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. The team is responsible for technology development and maturation, component design, novel manufacturing processes and metrology development, and system integration of display and optics for all AR/VR products. As a Metrology Technician, you will join a highly cross-functional team tasked with design, development, prototyping and production of optical components to support AR optics productization. This role requires close collaboration with internal cross functional partners and external vendors to evaluate methodology to measure performance and quality control, quality control and to performance.

Optical Metrology Technician Responsibilities
Design and implement complex optical test experiments under the direction of senior optical test engineers.
Setup and execute optical validation tests per written procedure or instruction.
Perform data analysis and test results summary for presentation to the broader team. Generate formal test reports as needed.
Assist in development of new optical test setups, including recommending test methods and identifying required test equipment.
Designing, procuring parts, configuring, and validating up new test setups.
Image quality metrics, optical characterization, and optical test hardware.
Image quality evaluation and imaging science, statistical analysis, correlation and GRR.
Experience using metrology instruments (imaging, colorimeter, spectrometer, profilometer, interferometer, wavefront sensor, etc.).
Image processing and algorithm development with high volume production and test processes.
Perform hardware testing, system bring up, and design validation.
Define, design and develop optical metrology solutions including hardware engineering, test software implementation, and instrument qualification.
Test benchtop and production instrumentation to characterize complex optical modules and integrated systems (display and optics).
Minimum Qualifications
BS in Optical Sciences or related fields or equivalent experience
Basic knowledge of optics, imaging, photography, lasers, etc.
3 years of experience in testing consumer products; 2 years of experience testing optical components or devices in lab environment.
Knowledge of optical metrology instruments (imaging, colorimeter, spectrometer, profilometer, interferometer, wavefront sensor, etc.).
Strong problem solving, communication, and collaboration skills.
Proficiency with statistical analysis methodologies and tools such as JMP, Minitab and MATLAB desired.
Experience with manufacturing test requirements in a high-volume manufacturing environment is highly desirable.
Hands-on experience in optical metrology development from concept to system validation.
Communication and presentation skills.
Preferred Qualifications
Experience in the AR/VR field.
Master's degree in Optical Sciences or related fields or equivalent experience
1 year of experience testing optical components or devices in lab environment.
Familiar with free-form optical surface metrology.
In-depth knowledge of Design of Experiments (DOE) methodology,
Experience in image processing a plus

Keywords: Apex Systems, Redmond , Optical Engineer, Engineering , Redmond, Washington

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