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Software Engineer - Optics Instrumentation and Analysis
Ref No.: 20-02860
Location: Redmond, Washington
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Software Engineer
Optics Instrumentation & Analysis
AR/VR Hardware Platform
Redmond, WA
Health Benefits + PTO


As a Software engineer in instrumentation and analysis, you will be designing and building up software tools for data collection and analysis for ultra-precision surface metrology, generation, and device control, as well as general light/laser sources measurement tools. Your job will take algorithms and Matlab or Python functions and integrate them into applications. These applications will have graphical user interfaces that will allow wider use amongst engineers and technicians. A strong mathematics background will be required including integral calculus and matrix algebra.

Responsibilities
  • Designing and building software tools associated with surface metrology, generation and light source characterization
  • Working with optical fabrication team to improve/debug existing software tools
  • Designing and building software tools for control of motion systems.
Minimum qualifications
  • 5+ years experience in data analysis and processing for engineering applications.
  • In-depth knowledge of Matlab, Python or equivalent programming tools
  • Familiarity with LabView and C++ is also a benefit
  • Familiarity with Matlab app designer tools
  • Familiarity with parallel computing on clusters using Python is plus
  • Strong mathematics background and grasp of three-dimensional surface modeling
  • General understanding of optics and image analysis is helpful
  • Familiarity with optics laboratory hardware and motion control
  • Software Engineering or Physics Bachelors degree or equivalent