Facebook

Rapid Prototyping Engineer

Facebook

June 10, 2021

The Cameras and Sensors group at Facebook Reality Labs is creating camera and sensor technologies to enable compelling and immersive virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) systems. Our team gathers experts across fields to develop and validate camera and sensing systems for current and future AR, VR, and Portal devices. We are seeking a Rapid Prototyping Engineer interested in creating better sensing systems to help design and build novel sensor platforms.You will collaborate closely with a multidisciplinary team exploring sensors across research and product projects. You will be responsible for designing prototypes aimed at validating and optimizing sensor performance, with an emphasis on solutions that support productization. We are looking for individuals who problem solve quickly, communicate ideas and trade-offs clearly, and work effectively with broad cross-functional teams.
  • Work closely with researchers and engineers to define prototype specifications
  • Model, build, test, and refine prototypes with full sensor system and electronic integration
  • Validate prototypes for compatibility and safety for user research
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent relevant experience
  • 5+ years of experience in prototyping or product design
  • Experience building and iterating prototypes in short design cycles
  • Experience designing for fast manufacturing techniques (e.g machining, high-resolution 3D printing)
  • Wearable system design and prototyping experience
  • Familiarity with industrial manufacturing processes such as injection molding
  • Expertise in prototyping electro-mechanical and opto-mechanical systems
  • Experience designing systems for user research
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