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Meta Opto-Mechanical Engineer in Seattle, Washington


As an Opto-Mechanical Engineer at Meta, you will take a critical role in developing next generation AR systems. You will become part of a team exploring new concepts through mechanical design and fast iterative prototyping. A wide range of approaches will be explored combining electrical, mechanical, optical, firmware, and software techniques. We want people who work well in teams, can brainstorm big ideas, work in new technology areas, are able to drive a concept into a prototype and then mature the design to high-volume consumer product solutions. We are looking for someone with a productive mindset who can apply their mechanical engineering expertise to solve problems in creative, insightful ways. Our ideal candidate has a strong fundamental engineering background, prototyping skills, 3D CAD capability, experience designing and manufacturing consumer technology products, and an interest in tackling challenging, novel multiphysics problems.

Required Skills:

Opto-Mechanical Engineer Responsibilities:

  1. Drive mechanical engineering activities in a cross-functional hardware team.

  2. Model, build, test, and refine prototypes and characterization test systems.

  3. Work across the full product development cycle, from concept inception to shipping product.

  4. Apply rigorous engineering and tolerance techniques to high precision design requirements in the areas such as optics, mechanics, and motion control.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Knowledge of manufacturing techniques (Machining, 3D printing, injection molding, etc.).

  2. BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience.

  3. Experience in 3D design modeling (NX and/or SolidWorks) and physical prototyping.

  4. Testing and analysis experience (FEA, Simulation, Zemax, Ray Tracing, etc.).

  5. 2+ years experience working on ME designs in optics, precision mechanics, or mechatronics designs.

  6. Knowledge and application of GD&T techniques and associated metrology approaches.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with design and prototyping of head mounted optics systems.

  2. Knowledge of materials and structural modeling/optimization.

  3. Knowledge of optics component mounting, interfaces, and adhesive bonding.

  4. Experience with mechanical and optics metrology devices such as CMM, OMM, interferometry.

  5. 5+ years experience working on ME designs in optics, mechanism, or mechatronics designs.

  6. Experience in consumer electronics product development or manufacturing.

  7. Experience in opto-mechanical design and engineering.

  8. Familiar with electronics and mechanical system testing, and associated data analysis and associated statistics.

  9. Experience designing optical metrology or high precision mechanisms/motion control.

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.