Optical Engineer

San Diego, California, United States
Hardware

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200345978
Apple is looking for an enthusiastic optical engineer/designer with expertise in vision science and lens design. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in the development of novel optical systems. The team features a collaborative and hands-on environment that fosters engineering excellence, creativity, and innovation in the interdisciplinary areas of optical design and testing, device fabrication, display technologies, image processing, and color and vision sciences.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience in the field of optics with a strong emphasis on shepherding devices through iterative stages of design/modeling, fabrication, bench assessment/metrology, and field assessment
  • Experience in the identification or development of novel metrics/figures of merit for visual performance
  • Working knowledge of optical metrology methods and instrumentation
  • Working knowledge of lens manufacturing methods (e.g. cast molding, injection molding, free-form surface generation, diamond turning, etc.)
  • Proficiency in one or more scientific computer languages (e.g. Matlab, Mathematica, C/C++/C#, Python, etc.) for the design and modeling optical systems
  • Experience in commercial optical design software tools (e.g. Zemax, LightTools, etc. ) is ideal
  • Creative/analytical & critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

Description

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in the development of novel optical systems and lens design. The team features a collaborative and hands-on environment that fosters engineering excellence, creativity, and innovation in the interdisciplinary areas of optical design and testing, device fabrication, display technologies, image processing, and color and vision sciences.

Education & Experience

M.S./Ph.D. in optical engineering, vision science or a related field. Or B.S. with 3+ years proven experience

Additional Requirements