Meta AR/VR Job | Optical Engineering Technical Lead

Job(岗位): Optical Engineering Technical Lead

Type(岗位类型): Hardware

Citys(岗位城市): Sunnyvale, CA | Redmond, WA

Date(发布日期): 2022-6-20


Meta designs, develops, and builds all its own AR/VR and Portal HW products. The Strategic Sourcing team is responsible for spends from raw materials to the individual components on a board, to the final consumer end product. The team owns the commercial growth strategy, new technology enablement, and business relationships with various suppliers and manufacturing partners. The sourcing team moves fast and leverages key partnerships to drive technical innovation, high quality standards and cost-savings via a customized supply chain.

Meta is seeking an Optical Engineering Technical Lead to drive and standardize the manufacturing measurement definition and tools and create disruptive value by influencing the product definitions, designs, and specifications for our organization, and manufacturing of our AR/VR hardware. In this role, you will be responsible for strategy of technical sourcing across our ecosystem, enabling the operational and technical performance of our technology and supplier base. Together with your team and numerous internal partners, you will play a critical role in introducing disruptive technologies and work with cross functional teams to enable those technologies in mass production with the right supply chain partners.


Hands-on experience in optical system development from concept to system validation

7+ years of designing and/or manufacturing experience in Optical field with focus on viewing optics, optical Lens design and manufacturing

Experience articulating points of view with executive management and executing plans when directed

Experience introducing and standardizing multiple new technologies into the MP

Experience driving cross functional projects

Experience thinking strategically to support ideology with facts and data

M.S degree or equivalent work experience in the engineering field


Explore and influence new technology development efforts with potential optical/lens manufacturing/equipment partners

Initiate, explore and converge optical solutions to new technology investments, and help to create Technology Roadmaps that align to our Product Roadmaps with cross functional teams

Assess and assist in formulating investments and unit cost modeling for emerging technologies that provides Meta with most optimum ROI direction

Identify new technology firms, lead Supplier Plan of Record (SPOR), and ensure alignment with cross functional stakeholders through thorough engineering and technical due diligence

Drive feasibility, verification and convergence of new optical technologies through early simulations, data collection, technical benchmarking, and prototype creation & evaluations

Provide technical assessments of vendor capability gaps to assess risk and resource requirements for technology bring up

Validate and influence supplier’s technical specification to ensure they align with our design requirements in optics like Lens manufacturing, RX etc. Identify manufacturing feasibility in new technologies (materials, process, equipment, suppliers, testers, etc.) through methodology/process research, Design of Experiments, Proof of Concept, prototyping/demo units, and simulated analysis for the purposes of high-volume mass production/scale

Champion novel technology transfer to manufacturing partners from R&D/development/prototype lines to ensure scalability

Up to 25% domestic and international travel required

Additional Requirements(额外要求)

Experience influencing, negotiating, building consensus and making key strategic technology decisions

Experience working across all layers of the organization, particularly with cross-functional teams, in a fast-paced environment

Ph.D. degree

Experience moving seamlessly from strategy to execution and deliver tangible results