Optical Engineering

  • location: Redmond, WA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $46.66 - $68.47 per hour

job description

Optical Engineering

job summary:
An Optical Engineering is needed for an American social media conglomerate corporation in the Redmond, WA area. The main function of a optical Engineer is to develop new concepts and technologies for next generation Near-Eye Displays (NEDs), projectors, cameras and sensors including integrated optics, structured light, depth sensing, polarization optics, and optical system design.

location: Redmond, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $46.66 - 68.47 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Work with a small team of optical scientists in developing imaging systems for AR and VR applications
  • Model and prototype critical technologies to drive system performance and validation
  • Research and develop emerging concepts in imaging systems and optical systems in support of NEDs
  • Support the evaluation and characterization of optical components and system integrations
  • 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
  • Establish specifications for display and imaging systems to ensure a successful product

  • Experience in applied research and/or product development of optics or photonic systems
  • Experience with one or more of the following optics technologies: illumination, radiometry/photometry, stray light analysis, physical optics, or imaging
  • Experience with laboratory work setting up optical systems and experience with methods and tools for fabrication of optics (molded, polished, diamond turned) as well as microstructures
  • Designing optical tools and methods such as FRED, ASAP, LightTools, or Zemax
  • 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
  • Experience in radiometric calibration, signal-to-noise measurement, and modeling of imaging systems
  • Experience defining system performance and component specifications
  • Experience measuring and modeling optical scatter

  • Advanced degree in the field of Optical Sciences, Physics, Electrical Engineering, or a similar field or equivalent experience

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Optics
  • Mechanical Design
  • Solidworks

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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