Facebook Analog Display Driver Architect in Menlo Park, California

Intro:

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Summary:

Facebook AR/VR is the world leader in the design of virtual and augmented reality systems. Come work alongside expert engineers and research scientists to create the technology that makes VR and AR pervasive and universal. Join the adventure of a lifetime as we make science fiction real and change the world.

We are seeking an Analog Display Driver Architect to support the development of the driver and control circuitry for a new display technology for our AR/VR systems. The successful candidate will be part of our efforts to architect, design and implement the display drivers and will be part of a team that includes display scientists, silicon SoC architects and optical experts. The ideal candidate will understand the full display stack including light generation, driver electronics, active matrix architectures and graphics/video pipelines.

This is a full-time position based in Menlo Park, CA or Redmond, WA.

Required Skills:

  1. Lead the architecture development of the driver IC and pixel circuit for new display technology

  2. Work with display researchers to integrate the new driver methodologies and architectures

  3. Work and drive vendors on the implementation of these novel driver IC/CMOS backplane including execution, validation, characterization and reliability

  4. Collaborate with system and graphics architects developing top quality front of screen pixel pipelines

  5. Document the architecture and design requirements

  6. Analyze design tradeoffs including manufacturability, testability and cost

  7. Use your creative thinking and design skills to architect and implement analog IP to prototype and eventually to mass production

  8. Ability to travel both domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 10+ years of experience as an Analog Architect/Design Engineer

  2. Experience in the driver architectures for LCD, OLED or similar micro-displays

  3. Experience in factors and parameters affecting front of screen performance, uniformity, mura, response time, blur etc.

  4. Experience in signal integrity, coupling, power supply noise rejection

  5. Experience in evaluating design tradeoffs such as speed, performance, power, area and silicon process parameters

  6. Experienced user of Cadence IC design tools and high speed simulation tools like: SPICE, Hyperlynx, or similar

  7. Design experience in using high speed digital and analog circuits

  8. M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering or similar

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Good working knowledge with lab instruments such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, power supplies, function generators

  2. Knowledge in graphics pipeline architectures

Industry: Internet

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