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Optical Metrology Systems Engineer

Company: Oculus
Location: Redmond
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Optical Metrology and Performance Team (OMAP) is looking for an Optical Metrology Systems Engineer to evaluate the optical properties in the system level which affect visual perception and comfort. This work involves understanding the performance requirements for the optical system from end-use case and then creating specifications for the optical performance of the subcomponents and systems. Will also include proposing methods of doing optical measurements that are designed to quantify visual figures of merits. Work with Applied Perception Science, Product Optical Engineering and Systems Engineering teams to understand what matters in the product from a performance point of view.Take input and convert into parameters that can be objectively measured using off the shelf or custom instruments at the component, sub-system and the full system level.Drive simulation, modeling work streams to set specifications and allowable errors limits on the measured parameters so that the overall performance is good from the end use point of view.Define custom optical metrology instruments and methods.Work with metrology engineers on tester calibration and validation.Work with metrology engineers to perform measurement and analysis on optical modules and systems.Create and own optical characterization and validation plans.Present conclusive results and assess visual/optical performance given design goals and product requirements.Provide actionable recommendations and relevant failure analysis to debug or root-cause issues.Create/drive contents to run on prototypes to support visual evaluation or user studies. BS or MS in Optical Engineering, Vision Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering.5+ years of experience in optical technologies.4+ years experience with data and image analysis. High proficiency with analysis tools such as Python, MATLAB, C, Minitab or JMP.Experience with hands-on characterization of optical test systems, performing testing and validation of optical components and systems.Understanding of optical metrology fundamentals, system requirement definition, especially with regards to lens optics and display.Hands-on experience troubleshooting of optical systems failure analysis.Communication and presentation skills.Self-motivated, detail-orientated, and self-directed, with little supervision necessary.Experience working with uncertainty and ill-defined problems. Hands-on industrial experience with AR/VR products.Experience in one or more optical design tools such as Zemax, Code V, LightTools, FRED, or ASAP.Experience in computer vision metrics and techniques.Knowledge of vision science and perceptual psychology.Experience in VR content generation (e.g. Unity).Experience with typical image processing algorithms and SW/HW implementation through the entire pipeline. 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, Redmond , Optical Metrology Systems Engineer, Other , Redmond, Washington

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