Opto Mechanical Engineer

  • location: Sunnyvale, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $40 - $60.82 per hour

job description

Opto Mechanical Engineer

job summary:
An Opto-Mechanical Engineer is needed for an American social media conglomerate corporation in the Sunnyvale, CA area. The main function of an Opto-Mechanical Engineer is to design and develop test fixtures for technologies of the next generation of Head-Mounted Displays (HMDs) and Near-Eye Displays (NEDs), viewing optics, machine perception cameras and sensors.

location: Sunnyvale, California
job type: Contract
salary: $40.00 - 60.82 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Work with a cross-functional team of optical engineers and opto-mechanical engineers in developing test fixtures and hardware upgrades.
  • Support the evaluation and characterization of optical components and system integrations by creating custom optical fixtures
  • Work with other engineers to get requirements and implement that into mechanical CAD
  • Ability to work with machine shops to get custom parts made in a timely manner
  • Collaborate with the larger research team to explore concepts and drive optical system development to create compelling experiences
  • Drive supplier choice, interaction, and management in order to deliver prototypes in support of concept demonstrations

  • 5+ years of experience
  • Experience with opto-mechanical design (mounting optical components into mechanical housings)
  • Experience with Mechatronics and Motion Control
  • Proficient in CAD packages such as PRO-E, NX or SolidWorks
  • GD&T, drawing creation, and rapid prototyping for high precision design
  • Knowledge of manufacturing techniques (machining, 3D printing, etc)
  • Hands-on work in the lab to assemble prototypes and troubleshooting issues
  • Ability to work with minimal direction and managing a project independently from start to finish
  • Working, communicating, and collaborating in a cross-functional team environment
  • Familiarity with optical CAD such as Zemax or Code-V will be an advantage
Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Engineering Physics, or a similar field or equivalent experience


  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
  • Mechanical Design
  • Optics
  • ProE
  • Solidworks
  • CAD

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