Finite Element Analysis Engineer

Finite Element Analysis Engineer
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As a member of the highly skilled and diverse engineering team, you will contribute to the end-to-end development of viewing optics hardware for Meta's Mixed Reality (MR) products. In this role, you will work collaboratively to address unique technical challenges related to optical materials and manufacturing processes. Your efforts will be focused on achieving performance, quality, and affordability targets for MR hardware that our customers will be delighted to use on a daily basis.
Finite Element Analysis Engineer Responsibilities
  • Establish finite element models/analytical models of optical component, subassembly and module assembly of VR optical system
  • Own and drive failure analysis, design of experiments, material characterization to support modeling results
  • Provide directions of design changes and corrective actions to the team to meet product performance requirements
  • Communicate and report analysis results to cross-functional teams
Minimum Qualifications
  • M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Material Science, Optical Science, Optical Engineering, Physics, or relevant technical field
  • 10+ years experience in following areas of research: non-linear static and dynamic Finite Element Analysis, structural and thermal-structural modeling
  • Experience in using Abaqus, Ansys, COSMOL, or equivalent CAE packages
Preferred Qualifications
  • Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Material Science, Optical Science, Optical Engineering, Physics, or relevant technical field
  • 5+ years experience in following areas of research: non-linear static and dynamic Finite Element Analysis, structural and thermal-structural modeling
  • Experience in calibration, verification, and validation of FEA models through material characterization and DOEs
  • Experience in working and communicating cross functionally in a team environment
  • A proven track record of full product development cycle
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$170,000/year to $240,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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