Principal Optical Test and Metrology Engineer, Systems

Magic Leap, Inc., Plantation, FL

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Job Description

The candidate should be self-considered as a lab guy/girl.  They should be a self-considered expert in their respective discipline, being principally responsible for designing in their discipline, and designing and building (in the lab) metrology for testing/verifying the parts they have designed.


As an expert in the optical system and component testing who will solely or principally responsible for at least 5 unique, non-trivial optical system test beds. These systems should have included;

  • MTF testing,
  • LED and laser diode characterization,
  • Spectral measurements,
  • Contrast measurements,
  • Lens EFL, BFL, pupil location,
  • Interferometer/profilometer measurements,
  • Index of refraction/polarization measurements,
  • Diffraction efficiency measurements.


The candidate should have applied experience with:

  • Design and develop instrumentation to test compact optics, illuminations systems, and electro-optical
  • Identify and source equipment needed to measure mechanical dimensions for prototypes and demonstration units
  • Establish production partnerships with key vendors and OEM’s
  • Develop a volume test and metrology manufacturing plan
  • Experience with white light interferometers, MTF testers, profilometers, measurement microscopes, general lab automation
  • Familiarity with clean room protocol
  • Familiarity with optical system and component construction
  • Strong background in test automation using lab view or Matlab
  • Analysis of test and metrology data sets
  • Strong knowledge of statistical analysis is desired
  • Familiarity with quality control systems
  • Familiarity with optical and CAD software to enable review of designs
  • Familiarity with GD&T


  • Bachelor’s Degree with 7 years or more or Masters with 5 years’ experience in Optic Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering or related field.

Additional Information

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to Equal Employment Opportunities guidelines.

About Magic Leap, Inc.

How It All Began October 5, 2017 Today, Magic Leap is a company made up of hundreds of artists, engineers, explorers, and dreamers from around the globe, all chasing their curiosity toward the same goal – bringing together the digital and real worlds to advance human potential. But it all began on a road trip to Austin when we asked the question – “what if computing could spill outside the computer?”

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