Meta AR/VR Job | Optical Characterizations and Measurements Lead | Oculus

Job(岗位): Optical Characterizations and Measurements Lead | Oculus

Type(岗位类型): Research

Citys(岗位城市): Redmond, WA

Date(发布日期): 2022-3-2


The Reality Labs team at META is building products that make it easier for people to connect with the ones they love most. Our goal is to make world-class consumer virtual, augmented, and mixed reality experiences. We are a team of world-class experts, industry-leading scientists, and engineers researching future technologies that will make VR and AR pervasive and universal. The Optics and Display Research group focuses on medium and long term research creating new solutions for optical systems to be integrated in the future VR/AR.

The Lab Management group in O&DR is currently seeking an innovative Optical Characterizations and Measurements Lead. This person should have a passion for working across technical disciplines to support optical experiments across several research groups, while also improving the capabilities and the processes for such support.


BS in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or Computer Science (or equivalent).

6+ years of experience in optical laboratories.

4+ year of experience in optical lab management.

Experience developing advanced optical characterization systems with multi-function/multi-disciplinary threads across hardware, software, and firmware.

Experience developing new technologies and integrating advanced systems, facilitating usage and improving research throughput.

Experience with optical set ups and tools, characterization, and performance optimization.

General knowledge of optics including display optics, imaging, illumination, radiometry and colorimetry, physical and geometric optics, and polarization.


Organize and set-up multipurpose optical labs for the O&DR group.

Work closely with O&DR researchers to better understand their needs and help set up the best optical researching strategies.

Collaborate closely with other colleagues in the Lab Management Group defining and implementing better strategies to support the O&DR group.

Lead and own the Optical Characterization and Metrology group.

Interface with the Engineering support group and Optical support group.

Control and record lab activities as well as the results of optical research activities for the O&DR group.

Drive development of new optical capabilities supporting AR/VR research in Reality Labs.

Train and supervise researchers and engineers during their work in the Optical laboratories.

Participate in strategic planning and the decisions of the Lab Management group.

Manage a group of researchers and engineers.

Communicate technology, processes, and plans effectively to both internal and external stakeholders.

Additional Requirements(额外要求)

PhD in Optical Sciences, Physics, Electrical Engineering or related degree or equivalent experience.

Expertise in a few of the following areas: sources (lasers and LED’s), spatial light modulators, diffractive optics, waveguiding optics, freeform optics, metamaterials, liquid crystals, visual optics, or thin films optics.

Experience in Material science research.

Experience in optical systems research.

Experience developing prototypes and collaborating in a team environment across a diverse set of disciplines including Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, and Optics.

Proven track record of achieving results as demonstrated by papers, grants, fellowships, and patents.

Proven experience working and collaborating with teams.

Experience working with diversified, multidisciplinary groups of people.

Experience working across disciplines and with both technical and non-technical team members.