Microsoft AR/VR Job | Principal Pixel Engineer

Job(岗位): Principal Pixel Engineer

Type(岗位类型): Hardware Engineering

Citys(岗位城市): Mountain View, United States

Date(发布日期): 2022-3-22


This is the team responsible for developing the silicon depth technologies in Kinect for XBOX ONE, HoloLens 2 and Kinect for Azure and we are now pioneering new technologies in ToF and derivative fields.We’re a growing team of engineers on a mission to develop revolutionary designs and ship first-to-market products. Our team is creative and resourceful; we value growth and learning. We want to amplify your abilities so you can do your best work. Join us, and together we’ll turn groundbreaking designs into reality!


Key qualifications:

  • MS/PhD in Electrical Engineering or related Fields
  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Experience inCMOSphotonicdevices
  • Excellent understanding of image sensordevices, architectures and performance metrics
  • Solid understanding of semiconductor device physics and reliability;
  • Experience with pre/post Silicon pixel performance optimization
  • ExperiencewithCADdesign tools for design, layout and physical verification

Additional Preferred Skills

  • Familiarity withToFdevices (SPADs,iToF)
  • Understanding analogcircuit design concepts
  • Familiarity withCMOSImage Sensor processes(FSI/BSI/Stacked)
  • Familiarity with SPAD processes
  • Experience withimage-sensor characterizationand debug
  • Familiaritywith pixel optics (e.g. microlens, cross-talk, sensitivity enhancement, diffractive optics)


  • PhD in Electrical Engineeringor related fields with at least 5 years relevant industry experience or MS in Electrical Engineeringor related fields with at least ten years relevant industry experience

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.



  • Pixel
  • Design and evaluate different image sensor and pixel technologies e.g. Time of Flight (ToF), SWIR, Low Light etc.
  • Identify and derivepixelperformancedriversfromsimulations and measurements ofpixeltest structures
  • Design new high-performancecompactToFand related Pixels
  • Evaluate different pixel DOE’s&selectbestcandidates for mass production.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop new high-performance Image Sensors
  • Chip
  • Define analog and digital chip features to best leverage the new Pixel features
  • System
  • Define,invent and evaluate different optical and photonic structures to enhance sensorperformance