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Sensor Characterization Engineer

Company: Meta Inc
Location: Redmond
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Meta Reality Labs (RL) Sensors Team is helping build novel products in Augmented and Virtual Reality. Meta AR/VR research and development in Sensors and Sensing Systems is driving the state-of-the-art forward through relentless innovation. Our team explores, develops, and delivers new cutting-edge technologies that serve as the foundation of current and future AR/VR products at Meta. We are looking for candidates with expertise in Motion Sensor characterization and test system bring-up to help with the development of novel hardware devices within the RL Sensors Team, while collaborating with experts across multiple domains.

Sensor Characterization Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with other researchers and engineers across both hardware and research teams at Meta to develop experiments, prototypes, and characterization methodologies for AR/VR systems.
  • Work with the team to help design, setup, and run practical experiments on motion sensors such as IMUs, pressure sensors and magnetometers.
  • Own execution, interpretation, and reporting of sensor characterization results.
  • Define, architect, design and drive implementation of scalable test infrastructure.
  • Support system bring up and debug activities.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • B.S. in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Physics or related fields.
    • 3+ years' experience with setup, management, and execution of sensor characterization equipment such as temperature chamber, vacuum chamber, shaker table, rate table, scanning laser vibrometer, bend and torsion tester or similar equipment.
    • 3+ years' hands-on laboratory experience with mechanical and electrical hardware bring-up and debug.
    • Experience with statistical analysis using MATLAB, Python or similar programming environments.
    • Demonstrated experience generating high-quality test & characterization reports.

      Preferred Qualifications:
      • 2+ years' experience with scripting environments such as Python, MATLAB, or C/C++.
      • 2+ years' experience in test software development using C/C++ or similar programming environments.
      • Demonstrated experience working effectively in a highly cross-functional team environment.
      • Experience in testing and characterization of consumer electronics devices.
      • High levels of creativity and quick problem-solving skills.

        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 Inc, Redmond , Sensor Characterization Engineer, Other , Redmond, Washington

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