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We’re on a mission to enable the next generation of AR displays. Do you have what it takes to make a significant impact?

At DigiLens we take care of our employees with comprehensive benefit packages, cool perks and a fun, comfortable work environment. Not only do we need the best and brightest team, but those who are eager to develop, try, fail, learn—and repeat—until innovations become a reality.

Our benefits and perks are designed and constantly evolving to make sure we are strengthening our team by supporting each other’s ability. This is an opportunity to hit the ground running as DigiLens grows—fast!

Interested? Learn more about our competitive benefits below and check-out our current openings.

DigiLens is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Exciting Growth Opportunities

There’s plenty of room to grow and develop your skills. Team members have the opportunity to enjoy a higher quality of life and share in DigiLens’ success.

Compensation
  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Company Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness
  • Dental, Medical & Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
Perks
  • Fresh fruit and office snacks daily
  • Growing Company Culture

Open Positions

Customer Support Engineer
Location

Sunnyvale, CA

Benefits Offered

401(k), Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type

Full-time

Reports to

Director of NPI and Technology Transfer

We are looking for a Customer Support Engineer to join our Advanced Manufacturing Team, working on transferring technology to customers and supporting them after acceptance. On the personal development side, you will master many aspects of next generation digital optics and take your career path a decisive step further in a vibrant fast-growing company with room for employees to grow.

Responsibilities:

  • Program Management to transfer DigiLens technology to customers and partners
  • Work closely with development, design and release engineers to ensure customer needs are met by equipment, materials and documentation
  • Perform installation and Site Acceptance Testing at customer sites
  • Manage Factory Acceptance Testing at DigiLens manufacturing site
  • Coordinate with Pilot Line to replicate and resolve customer issues
  • Perform “hands-on” assembly, testing, evaluating, and de-bugging of custom optical assemblies
  • Complete data extraction, analysis and presentation to solve problems and improve processes
  • Create documentation of methods and procedures
  • Some travel (approx. 50%) to customer sites to qualify equipment or resolve issues

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Optics, Physics or a related Engineering discipline with 5+ year of industry experience.
  • Proficiency in set up, use and alignment of optical components and related test equipment
  • Familiar with lasers and light sources
  • Customer support experience with complex equipment and processes
  • Good verbal and written communication skills both internal and with customers
  • Excellent cross-functional teamwork skills
  • High energy and drive to work in a startup environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands on polarization and optical alignment experience; Understanding of fundamental holography principles
  • Experienced in assembly of optical systems, including handling and cleaning of optics, interpreting technical documentation, describing optical system components and assembly procedures
  • Familiarity with LabView and/or automation hardware
Apply Now
Liquid Crystal Chemist
Location

Sunnyvale, CA

Benefits Offered

401(k), Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type

Full-time

Reports to

Director of Materials

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Senior Mechanical Engineer, R&D
Location

Sunnyvale, CA

Benefits Offered

401(k), Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type

Full-time

Reports to

VP of Optical Engineering

DigiLens is seeking a bright, self-driven, independent thinking engineer to be part of the R&D team at DigiLens. As part of the team, you will be responsible for the mechanical engineering design and development of systems for augmented reality displays. In your role, you will drive innovation in precision opto-mechanical, robotic, mechatronic, and machine vision techniques.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Own and lead mechanical engineering development of R&D projects
  • Implement design decisions around new feature requests
  • Design contingency plans for critical machine updates
  • Analyze technical requirements with the team
  • Write technical documentation for new features
  • Transfer R&D designs into advanced manufacturing group
  • Keep abreast of new technologies
  • Communicate with and drive vendors/partners for component procurement.
  • Work with a cross-functional teams per the requirements of individual projects
  • Support deployment of new concepts, tools, and processes in R&D manufacturing
  • Plan R&D solutions for eventual scaling to volume fabrication solutions

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum B.S. in Mechanical Engineering
  • 7 years of experience in automation, mechatronics, robotics, and mechanical design.
  • Deep knowledge in hardware design, precision opto-mechanics, automation/robotics and vision
  • Experience with design of different mechanical systems
  • Ability to recognize impact / risks of adding new features in applications
  • Strong understanding of electro-opto-mechanical principles and components
  • Hands-on experience in engineering and production environments
  • Track record of successful delivery of mechanical engineering solutions
  • Ability to apply scientific problem-solving techniques
  • Quickly learns new technologies
  • Self-driven, motivated, with ability to work both independently and with diverse teams
  • Strong communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Strong customer focused attitude
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Senior Process Engineer, Metrology
Location

Sunnyvale, CA

Benefits Offered

401(k), Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type

Full-time

Reports to

COO

DigiLens is hiring experienced Process Development Engineers in the process area of Metrology (standalone and integrated) and Defect Inspection to develop world class waveguide manufacturing processes. The ideal candidate will have a successful track record of delivering leading edge process capability, yield, cost and manufacturability. This will involve exceptional collaboration with cross-functional/cross-company teams and tool vendors to meet device requirements for next-generation heads-up display products.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Design and optimize metrology and defect inspection solutions in the areas of optical thin films, waveguides, diffraction efficiency, light scatter, image quality (color uniformity, brightness, contrast)
  • Defining and establishing flow procedures, and equipment configuration for the module.
  • Selecting and developing material and equipment for the process to meet quality, reliability, cost, yield, productivity and manufacturability requirements.
  • Conducting process, equipment and material development projects with equipment and material suppliers. This will involve exceptional collaboration with cross-functional/cross-company teams and tool vendors to meet challenging program goals.
  • Designing, executing and analyzing experiments necessary to meet engineering specifications for their process.
  • Working effectively with the equipment supplier to identify shortcomings, propose and evaluate hardware modification to mitigate issues.
  • Driving improvements on quality, reliability, cost, yield, process stability/capability, productivity and safety/ergonomic over variables such as material, method, equipment, environment and operating personnel.
  • Developing solutions to problems utilizing formal education, statistical knowledge, and problem solving tools.
  • Establishing process control systems for the process module.
  • Training production/receiving process engineers in high volume factories.
  • Transferring processes to high volume manufacturing and providing support in new factory startup.
  • Domestic and International travel, as necessary to support job responsibilities.
  • Identify potential intellectual properties (IP) opportunities and file disclosures.

Qualifications:

  • PhD degree (or MS) in Physics, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, Chemistry or an equivalent field. 5+ years of experience in semiconductor, laser, optics or related process and/or equipment development.
  • Strong understanding of semiconductor/optical manufacturing processes and device process flows.

Additional Requirements:

  • A fast learner, able to adapt to the culture and the technology.
  • Must be flexible in accommodating changing priorities and working hours to support business needs.
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Optical Engineer, Advanced Manufacturing
Location

Sunnyvale, CA

Benefits Offered

401(k), Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type

Full-time

Reports to

COO

We are looking for an Optical Engineer to join our Advanced Manufacturing Team, working on new systems development. On the personal development side, you will master many aspects of next generation digital optics, and take your career path a decisive step further in a vibrant fast-growing company with room for employees to grow.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform “hands-on” making, testing, evaluating, and de-bugging of custom optical assemblies
  • Process documentation, measurement and data extrapolation into detailed metrication test reports

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Optics, Physics or a related Engineering discipline, preferably with 7+ year of industry experience.
  • Proficiency in set up, use and alignment of optical components and related test equipment
  • Strong numerical background
  • Familiar with lasers and light sources
  • A mix of Product Development experience and Optical Systems Assembly
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent cross-functional teamwork skills
  • High energy and drive to work in a startup environment

Preferred qualifications:

  • Familiarity with LabView and/or automation hardware
  • Familiar with Matlab, Python, or similar environments.
  • Polarization and optical alignment experience a plus
  • Hands on experience with interferometers, optical alignment tools is a plus
  • Industry and/or post-grad research experience
  • Experienced in assembly of optical systems, including handling and cleaning of optics, interpreting technical documentation, describing optical system components and assembly procedures
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Optical Process Technician
Location

Sunnyvale, CA

Benefits Offered

401(k), Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type

Full-time

Reports to

Optical Engineer

DigiLens is seeking candidates for a Process Technician role (multiple openings) to join our dynamic company working on production of our next generation AR products. The ideal candidate will have a process development/technical background, with a general interest in optical technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform “hands-on” making, testing and evaluating of DigiLens waveguide displays
  • Record measurement data/generate test reports

Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Physics or related discipline. Related industry experience can be substituted for formal education.
  • Great communicator and team player
  • High energy and a desire to work in a start-up atmosphere
  • Meticulous approach and high attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with LabVIEW
  • Experience with optical alignment tools, devices, and techniques a plus
  • Process development experience in R&D manufacturing environment
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Senior Ink Formulation Engineer
Location

Sunnyvale, CA

Benefits Offered

401(k), Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type

Full-time

Reports to

Director of Materials

DigiLens is looking for Senior Coating Formulation Engineer, with a proven track record of successful development of nano-composites. These positions will work with our team in Silicon Valley R&D Centre, located in Sunnyvale, California.

What can DigiLens do for you?

  • Provide you with a high impact area of ownership that enables both you and us to grow. Ultimately playing a significant role in our future.
  • This position will work hand in hand with Materials, Optical and Process Engineering teams to shape the future of Waveguide optics

What can you do for DigiLens?

  • Formulate of organic nano-composites and hybrid solutions suitable for coating applications on optically transparent substrates.
  • Work on different wet process and printing coating techniques to optimize for different formulations and substrates based on the application.
  • Thin film characterization using various optoelectronic measurement tools and equipment.
  • Prepare daily/weekly reports and design experiments to solve tasks at hand.

What you need for success

  • BS or equivalent in chemistry or materials science.
  • Comprehension of chemical formulations and material processing techniques.
  • Experience with thin film coating techniques using solution based and printing methods is a must.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and desire to take on new challenges.
  • Team player with “whatever it takes” approach.
  • Authorized to work in USA.

Highly preferred skills and certifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in the chemical Industry, polymers, liquid crystals or organic reagents. Experience as a Materials Engineer is a plus.
  • Hands on experience with transparent ink formulations and transparent organic hardcoats is highly desired.
  • Familiarity with surface treatment techniques for transparent substrates including glass and different plastics.
  • Experience with a DOE software such as JMP.
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Senior Chemist, Procurement and Validation
Location

Sunnyvale, CA

Benefits Offered

401(k), Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type

Full-time

Reports to

Director of Materials

DigiLens is looking for a Senior Chemist, with a proven track record of successful development of nano-composites. These positions will work with our team in Silicon Valley R&D Centre, located in Sunnyvale, California.

What can DigiLens do for you?

  • Provide you with a high impact area of ownership that enables both you and us to grow. Ultimately playing a significant role in our future.
  • This position will work hand in hand with Materials, Optical and Process Engineering teams to shape the future of Waveguide optics

What can you do for DigiLens?

  • Oversee material procurement scheduling, inventory control procedures, shipping/receiving timelines, and quality control of received materials in accordance with established production schedules
  • Establish materials management policies and procedures to ensure the proper storage, handling, and disposal of materials in accordance with EHS guidelines
  • Develop and maintain relationships with existing or potential suppliers to ensure cost, delivery, and materials quality requirements coincide with production budgets and schedules
  • Define internal testing guidelines and performance metrics to ensure consistent material quality and stability.
  • Compilation and submission of documents for regulatory filings
  • Understanding procurement process and operation
  • Clear communication with the international business partners to drive global expansion
  • Maintaining existing regulatory filings/ licenses, managing updates and related change control processes
  • Working with distributors, registration agents
  • Create & implement Quality Management System (QMS) processes.
  • Conduct QMS training
  • Ensure quality documents are aligned to regulations and QMS

What you need for success

  • BS or equivalent in chemistry or materials science
  • Comprehension of chemical formulations and material processing techniques
  • Maintain a safe work environment by ensuring compliance with EHS guidelines
  • Team player with “whatever it takes” approach
  • Authorized to work in USA
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical data, QMS standards, and safety documents
  • Ability to effectively present information to groups of employees, site leadership, and customers
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

Highly preferred skills and certifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in the chemical Industry, polymers, liquid crystals or organic reagents. Experience as a QC Chemist is a plus
  • Experience with regulatory compliance and regulatory submission procedures
  • Experience with supply chain management and inventory control
  • Proficiency in Mandarin Chinese is a plus
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Optical Engineer
Location

Sunnyvale, CA

Benefits Offered

Vision, Medical, Life, Dental, 401K

Employment Type

Full-time

Reports to

VP of Optical Engineering

We’re looking for a junior level Optical Test and Measurement Engineer to join our Product Development Team, working on unbelievably cool product applications. On the personal development side, you will not only master many aspects of next generation digital optics, but potentially take your career path a decisive step further in a vibrant fast growing company with room for employees to grow.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform “hands-on” making, testing, evaluating, and de-bugging of custom optical assemblies
  • Process documentation, measurement and data extrapolation into detailed metrication test reports

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Optics, Physics or a related Engineering discipline, preferably with 1+ year of industry experience.
  • Proficiency in set up, use and alignment of optical components and related test equipment
  • Strong numerical background
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent cross-functional teamwork skills
  • High energy and drive to work in a startup environment

Preferred qualifications:

  • Familiarity with LabView and/or automation hardware
  • Familiar with Matlab, Python, or similar environments.
  • Polarization and optical alignment experience a plus
  • Hands on experience with interferometers, optical alignment tools is a plus
  • Industry and/or post-grad research experience
  • Experienced in assembly of optical systems, including handling and cleaning of optics, interpreting technical documentation, describing optical system components and assembly procedures
Apply Now
Senior Optical Engineer
Location

Sunnyvale, CA

Benefits Offered

Vision, Medical, Life, Dental, 401K

Employment Type

Full-time

Reports to

VP of Optical Engineering

We are looking for a Senior Optical Engineer to join our Product Design Development Team, working on unbelievably cool product applications. On the personal development side, you will not only master many aspects of next generation digital optics, but potentially take your career path a decisive step further in a vibrant fast growing company with room for employees to grow.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • M.S. in Optics, Physics, or a related Engineering discipline, with 10+ years industry experience or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in set up, use and alignment of optical components and related test equipment
  • Excellent optical design skills with Zemax / Code V
  • Experience with tolerance analysis, polarization analysis
  • Experience with optical system design and trade offs
  • Familiar with optical alignment tools and techniques
  • Familiar with lasers and light sources
  • A mix of R&D + Product Development experience
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time and task management skills.
  • Excellent cross-functional teamwork skills
  • High energy and drive to work in a startup environment

Preferred qualifications:

  • Proficient with Matlab / Labview, or equivalent environments
  • Practical knowledge of microdisplay technology a plus
  • Knowledge of diffractive + holographic technology is a plus
  • Experienced in assembly of optical systems, including handling and cleaning of optics, interpreting technical documentation, describing optical system components and assembly procedures
Apply Now