MS or PhD in Optical Sciences, Physics, Electrical Engineering or related degree.
8+ years of experience, working on both applied research and product development of advanced optics, photonic and opto-mechanical systems
Experience as principal investigator or leader for which results were achieved or established subject matter expert as demonstrated through publications, patents, or shipped products.
Knowledge of optics including imaging, illumination, radiometry and photometry, physical and geometric optics, statistics, and polarization.
Understanding of sources (lasers and LED’s), spatial light modulators, diffractive optics, optical materials, and thin films optics.
Knowledge and experience with color science, colorimetry, and visual optics
Experience in one or more optical design tools such as Zemax, FRED, or ASAP.
Familiarity with optical metrology tools such as interferometry, image quality testing (e.g. MTF, distortion)
Background in development of test automation using Labview, Matlab, Mathamatica or another program that enables custom analysis and automation of metrology.
Interpersonal skills - cross-group and cross-culture collaboration.
A documented history of increasing responsibilities and decision-making experience.
Proven track record developing technologies that has resulted in transition into high-volume consumer products.