12 Jan Metrology Engineer IV 40601-1
Job Title: Metrology Engineer IV 40601-1Duration: 12 Months with possible extension or conversionJob Type: W2Location: Durham, NCJob description:The main function of a metrology engineer is to test and debug advanced optical systems for near-to-eye display applications.Job Responsibilities:• Develop testing and metrology capabilities for a broad range of optical parameters for imaging and non-imaging systems• Specify instruments and tools for optical measurements of components, sub-assemblies, and systems• Work with vendors for development and qualification of tools and custom test systems, including statistical analysis controls and methods• Work with other team members to create test plans for component and system validation tests for optical systems• Debug and root cause issues with fabricated components and assess viability in terms of product requirements• Deliver test system rigor through GRR, tolerance analysis, and cross correlation of measurements both internally and with external partnersSkills:• Knowledge of standard tools and methods for measurement system automation and control• High attention to detail• Ability to interpret, analyze and evaluate given information relative to research.• Self-motivated, persuasive, and analytical.• Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.• Good statistical problem-solving skills and creative approach for new ideas.• Able to work in clean room for extended period.• Prior testing and lab experience; this may or may not include experience in the optics/photonics industry.3 must-have skills: optics background, test background (metrology), clean room expNice-to-have skills: Matlab, ZeeMax (optical SW), 3+ exp in metrology and testing, JMP (statistical analysis SW)Successful background: lab exp, bench top testing, lasers, manufacturing exp, clean room exp and worked in the semiconductor industryBreakdown of daily responsibilities: 50% building new optical metrology tools, 30% data analysis, 10% interface XFN, 10% writing operational procedures (administrative).Selling point: Work with a small team of process and metrology engineers working on the latest and greatest optic films for AR/VR product lines. Cutting edge technology that is 3-5 years from production. fast pace. Interface with XFN teams across the country and vendors.Education/Experience:• Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Optical Sciences, Physics, or related field. Ideally a Master’s degree• Experience in applied research or product development of advanced optics.• Experience with optical technologies including imaging, illumination, photometry, physical optics, polarization, and color science.