Senior Optical Engineer

Samsung Backed Venture - Holographic Waveguide + XR Displays, $500MM Series D!

  • Sunnyvale, CA +2
  • $130,000 - $190,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Jacob Vane
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A bit about us:

Based in Sunnyvale, CA, we are helping companies free information from the confines of physical devices to a convenient and relevant location, right in front of your eyes! We design and develop holographic waveguide displays for augmented reality applications. Formed in 2003, we license optical nanomaterials and holographic printing tools to leading manufacturers of waveguide optics. Our first commercial waveguide HUD for aerospace launched in 2016 and led the forthcoming automotive and eyeglass-thin wearable AR displays. Our sole mission is to be a world leader in waveguide display technology providers so our customers can merge the digital and real-world imagery that augments their customers and realities.

Why join us?

  • Competitive Base Salary!
  • 401(k) Match!
  • PTO/Flex Work Schedules!
  • Weekly Team Lunches!
  • Snacks/Fruit!
  • Extremely Competitive Benefits Package!
  • Dependents Benefits!
  • Flexible Work Schedules!
  • Accelerated Career Growth!

Job Details

Basic Qualifications:
M.S. / Ph.D in Optics, Physics, or a related Engineering discipline, with 8+ years industry experience (5+ years with PhD), or equivalent.
Excellent optical design skills with Zemax / Code V
Passionate about optical engineering and (AR/MR/VR).
Experience with tolerance analysis, polarization analysis
Experience with optical system design and trade offs
Familiar with optical alignment tools and techniques
Familiar with lasers and light sources
A mix of R&D + Product Development experience
Proficiency in set up, use and alignment of optical components and related test equipment

Preferred Skills & Experiences
Proficient with MATLAB/LabVIEW, or equivalent environments
Direct experience of near-eye or heads up displays for AR/VR
Practical knowledge of microdisplay technology a plus
Knowledge of diffractive/holographic technology is a plus
Experienced in the assembly of optical systems, including handling and cleaning of optics, interpreting technical documentation, describing optical system components and assembly procedures
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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Sunnyvale, CA
Milpitas, CA
San Jose, CA
Job Type
$130,000 - $190,000