20 Nov 2017

Full-Time Senior Optics Design Engineer (Creo or SolidWorks)

jobsSunnyvale, California, United States

Job Description

Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, they have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV and Amazon Echo. What will you help them create?


As a Senior Optics Design Engineer, you will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive and design innovative consumer products. You will work closely with an internal interdisciplinary team, and outside partners to drive key aspects of product definition, execution, and test. You must be responsive, flexible, and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment. In this role, you will:

  • Work with a component engineering team and product engineering team to provide rapid prototyping and characterization of optics or imaging systems
  • Provide support for modelling and design for prototyping and manufacturing of Illumination and Lens components
  • Use software tools (LightTools, Zemax etc.) to model system optics characteristics
  • Work with cross-functional team to draft component specification, design reviews, work with vendors to manufacture parts and validate results by specifying test parameters and methodologies
  • Communicate and manage overseas component manufacturing vendors

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • 7+ years of experience in the consumer electronics as an optical engineer working on display, camera or diffractive optics system integration
  • 7+ years of experience in optical simulation, metrology, testing to verify component, assembly and system level performance
  • Experienced in at least one of the following modelling software packages: LightTools, Zemax, FRED
  • Hands-on experience with optics component characterization and product integration

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s or Doctoral degree in Optical engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience in Matlab programming
  • Proficiency in at least one of the following CAD packages: Creo or Solidworks
  • Experience/course work in the following:

* Illumination/IR
* Non-imaging optics
* Color science
* Optical coating
* Radiometry/photometry
* Optical testing
* Optical materials
* Laser safety
* Experience working with international, cross-functional teams
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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Job Categories: 3D CAD, CAD tools, coax and fiber optic cable design, Creo, Design, Design Engineer, Design Researcher, designer, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Lighting, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, and Solidworks. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Amazon, CAD, Creo, Design Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Optics Design Engineer, and SolidWorks. Salary: Negotiable. Job expires in Endless.

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