Optical Test Engineer

  • Engineering
  • Redmond

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Title: Optical Test Engineer (Hardware Test Engineer)
Duration: Project – Long-Term Vendor 
Location: Onsite Redmond, WA 
Benefits: Employee benefits at 100% including Medical, PTO, Holiday Pay, 401K Plan and much more!
Hours: Minimum 40 Hours/Week 

– You will be part of a team that will enable the end-to-end process development of display optic solutions for Hardware products.
– You will be part of a team that will engage with external partners to identify, develop, and deliver full optical testing capabilities that are critical in the overall flow that is needed to produce and test innovative products.
– Drive alignment on optical performance requirements and test capability.

– Analyze and visualize the optical performance of hardware at component level and system level.
– Develop benchtop and production instrumentation to characterize complex optical modules and integrated systems (display and optics).

– Enable external partners to design and develop optical test solutions for image quality that support product development.
– Leveraging excellent technical communication skills and hands-on prototyping skills, they’ll work to develop test software, communicate results and collaborate on design solutions.
– Analyze, summarize, visualize test results to support development and evaluation. 
– Troubleshoot and debug test systems and automation solutions from a software and hardware perspective in full autonomy.
– Identify and root cause image quality and performance issues.
– Participate in test design and development.

– 3-10 years years depending on Optics experience and education level.
– Experience with spectrophotometry, interferometric testing and lens testing.
– Proficient in spectrophotometry (e.g. lens coating/thin film transmittance/reflectance/absorption characterization)
– Proficient in interferometric testing (e.g. hands-on experience in using laser, white light interferometers or chromatic confocal sensor for surface topography characterization)
– Lens optical performance testing (e.g. wavefront error/MTF/EFL/distortion/geometry).
– Experience in lens optical testing (e.g. MTF, EFL, distortion, form error)
– Experience in spectrophotometry (e.g. lens coating transmittance/reflectance/color/haze)
– Familiar with statistical analysis (e.g. gauge R&R) and data visualization using Python/Matlab/Tableau
– Familiarity with camera or display optics, image sensor technology. 
– Experience writing software for hardware applications (robotics, equipment automation)
– Experience in troubleshooting and root cause analysis for fully automated complex systems
– Strong knowledge of statistical analysis is desired
– Demonstrated ability to take initiative to solve problems without explicit directions

Education: Ph.D. with experience in consumer electronics metrology space preferred or Master with 3+ years of experience in consumer electronics metrology space.

– Work on engineering and research assignments with F500 companies and startups.   
– The relationships that we have created with our clients are one of a kind.    
– We help solve problems in many technologies focusing on R&D, product development, and manufacturing.    
– We work at the most cutting-edge and latest technologies from AR/VR to Autonomous technologies.    
– Closely working with our clients, we believe that long term investments are extremely important to maintain the culture we together have created.

We’re a handpicked team of Engineers, digital strategist, designers, and developers united together in creating a fresh experience. Whether we are strategizing, designing, developing, or analyzing, our integrated team works as an extension of yours to improve your impact, your usability, and your customer conversion. In the process, we collaborate with you to get to know your business, understand your industry, and incorporate your big ideas into memorable experiences that keep your customers coming back for more.

Equal employment opportunity: All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, familial status, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability for which a reasonable accommodation can be made or any other status protected by law.  Assistance will be gladly provided upon request for any applicant with sensory or non-sensory disabilities.

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Compensation offered will be determined by factors such as location, level, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Range $45/hr – $55/hr.


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