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Optical Engineer III (9364484)

12 month contract

We have an optical engineer contractor position available, working with our multidisciplinary Brain-Computer-Interface (BCI) team at Facebook's Menlo Park office, where we are developing novel wearable neural interface technologies. The work term is for 1 year.


Design and build benchtop fiber-coupled and free-space electro-optical systems

Perform experiments and analyze data


Experience with experimental optics and laboratory work on setting up of proof-of-concept systems and performance evaluation

Experience with data analysis

Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment

Preferred Skills

Experience with simulations and modeling

Proficiency with Matlab and Python

Experience with optical metrology tools such as interferometry, polarization characterization, spectroscopy, image quality testing, etc.

Experience with single photon detection

Experience with biomedical optics


Masters or PhD in Optical Sciences, Physics, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent discipline 

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