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Optical Systems Characterization Engineer
Ref No.: 19-07174
Location: Menlo Park, California
Optical Systems Characterization Engineer
Menlo Park, CA
Contract 1 Year
Job Duties
  • Create and own optical characterization and visual validation plans and measurement requirements, including detailed documentation
  • Work with metrology engineers on tester calibration and validation - qualify testers with statistical data analysis including image analysis
  • Perform measurement and analysis on VR optical modules and systems.
  • Present conclusive results and assess optical performance given design goals and product requirements
  • Provide actionable recommendations and relevant failure analysis to debug or root cause issues
  • Create/drive simple VR content to run on prototypes to support visual evaluation
  • Create customerization of image rendering for proof of concept of imaging methods
Required Skills
  • 5 years of engineering in optical technologies, preferably with some hands-on industrial experience with AR/VR products
  • Hands-on characterization experience of optical test systems: experience performing testing and validation of optical (or equivalent) systems and components
  • Understanding of optical metrology fundamentals, especially with regards to lens optics and display
  • Knowledge of colorimetry, photometry and optical lens test systems
  • Excellent data analytical skills and image analysis skills required
  • High proficiency with analysis tools such as Python, Matlab, C, Minitab or JMP is required
  • Strong trouble-shooting skills with hands-on experience in optical systems failure analysis
  • Hands-on experience with optical instrumentation and test algorithm development preferred
Nice to Have Skills
  • Experience with mobile-based SDK for image rendering is a bonus
  • Knowledge of vision algorithms is a bonus
  • Simulation experience is a plus
  • Working knowledge of VR content generation e.g. Unity is preferred
MS or BS in a relevant engineering field (e.g. optics, vision science, imaging) is required
Languages: English (Speak, Read, Write)