Optical Engineer | Fathom Computing

Date Posted: 
Friday, August 18, 2017
Position Location: 
Palo Alto, CA
Job Description: 

ABOUT US:

Fathom Computing is building the future of machine intelligence. Our entirely new computer architecture trains vast neural networks with unprecedented performance.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

We're seeking excellent Optical Engineers for optical system development at Fathom. Ideal candidates will have a deep knowledge of lens design and optical system setup and testing.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be part of the optical system team at Fathom Computing
  • Think outside the box to engineer paradigm-breaking optical systems
  • Work with an interdisciplinary team building a complex system
  • Conceive, design, and specify optical devices and subsystems
  • Work with external vendors to fabricate custom optical devices meeting specified requirements.
  • Experience in tolerance analysis
  • Characterize optical device performance relative to design goals and broader system requirements.
  • Interpret and reconcile empirical data with first-principles analytical and/or numerical simulations.
  • Possess an expert-level knowledge of lens design, including relevant software (Zemax, CodeV, etc.)

Requirements

  • 7+ years experience in optical engineering.
  • Strong planning, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of lens design and experience with tools like Zemax, Code V, LightTools, ASAP for imaging system design and analysis
  • Able to perform comprehensive optical system characterization
  • Deep and broad knowledge of both ray and wave optics
  • Solid understanding of optical systems, coherence, laser and non-laser sources, measurement techniques
  • You love doing great work, especially with the chance to have a major societal impact.
  • You’ve worked on cool projects and you’d love to tell us about them!
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