Microsoft AR/VR Job | Senior Systems Engineer

Job(岗位): Senior Systems Engineer

Type(岗位类型): Engineering

Citys(岗位城市): Reston, United States

Date(发布日期): 2021-11-12


In Mixed Reality, people—not devices—are at the center of everything we do. Our tech moves beyond screens and pixels, creating a new reality aimed at bringing us closer together—whether that’s scientists “meeting” on the surface of a virtual Mars or some yet undreamt-of possibility. To get there, we’re incorporating groundbreaking technologies, from the revolutionary Holographic Processing Unit to computer vision, machine learning, human-computer interaction, and more.

We’re a growing team of talented engineers, program managers and artists putting technology on a human path across all Windows devices, including Microsoft HoloLens, the Internet of Things, phones, tablets, desktops, and Xbox. Our team has people from a wide variety of backgrounds, identities, previous work histories, life experiences, and we are eager to maintain and grow that diversity. Our varied backgrounds and unique experiences enable us to be better at building the best solutions for our customers and make for dynamic and joyful collaborations with colleagues!

If you are passionate about groundbreaking Mixed Reality technology and want to work on a team dedicated to a culture of inclusion, growth mindset and collaboration, we need you!


Required Qualifications
  • 3+ years Knowledge or expertise in physical or geometric optics
  • 3+ years Knowledge or expertise in optical design or metrology
  • 3+ years of Technical Program and/or Product Management
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge or expertise in Mechanical engineering
  • Knowledge or expertise in precision engineering
  • Knowledge or expertise in data processing
  • Knowledge or expertise in algorithms or specification definition
  • Knowledge or expertise in image processing or graphics pipeline
  • Knowledge or expertise in imaging sensors
  • Knowledge or expertise in displays
  • Knowledge or expertise in calibration
  • Knowledge or expertise in statistics and DOE
  • Communication is key, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge or expertise in robotics or automation
  • Knowledge or expertise in MATLAB, Python, C/#, or JMP
  • +5 years AR/VR/MR experience
  • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD in Science or Engineering related area (or relevant portfolio of work)
  • Open to ambiguity and self-motivated to solve problems
  • Ability to navigate teams to find the best solutions
  • Bias for action, and data driven.

This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services governed by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Due to contractual limitations and ITAR obligations associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3) is required.

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.


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.


Systems Engineer will be responsible for multi-disciplinary problem solving. They will provide inspired solutions to these problems and communicate the ideas to the broader team. Each individual will come with a particular skillset and this will need to be applied across the program.To be flexible when needed and rigid when needed, hold your peers and yourself accountable to what makes the best product for our customer.