Lead – Waveguide Materials Scientist
Posted on 3/23/2023
INACTIVE
Magic Leap

1,001-5,000 employees

Augmented reality platform
Company Overview
Magic Leap is creating a powerful augmented reality platform for enterprise. We deliver profound, positive impact for companies all over the world—helping them optimize workflows, improve productivity, and increase ROI.
Locations
Austin, TX, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Requirements
  • Advanced degree in materials science or engineering, ceramic science, glass science, materials chemistry, applied physics or a closely related field of concentration
  • Hands-on 7+ experience and strong understanding of phase diagrams, crystallography, single crystal growth, and properties of LiNbO3 or other anisotropic materials
  • Hands-on, 7+ years of experience in materials characterization (e.g. SEM, AFM, ellipsometry, interferometry, Raman spectroscopy, x-ray diffraction for crystal structure and orientation)
  • Ability to work well under pressure and aggressive deadlines
  • Proven track record of research, including publications or patents
  • Experience of delving into scientific literature to reinforce hypotheses, and developing plans with scientific knowledge with a specific focus on processing-structure-property relationships
  • Proven ability to effectively work as a member of a team
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills are essential
  • Must be able to establish strong working relationships across the organization
  • Must be data driven and capable of developing and executing engineering test plans and capturing a robust set of data
  • Must be articulate and capable of producing reports and presentations that concisely address the matters assigned
  • Ph.D. in materials science or engineering, ceramic science, materials chemistry, applied physics or a closely related field of concentration
Responsibilities
  • Innovate and lead technology R&D for composition, forming/finishing, integration, and characterization of optical crystal materials such as LiNbO3 for optical waveguides
  • Define and develop optical and mechanical metrologies to push the fundamental understanding of waveguide materials and device properties
  • Combine fundamental understanding of materials science, characterization, processing, and optical requirements with business acumen to achieve manufacturable solutions that enable product commercialization
  • Develop and drive roadmaps with material suppliers
  • This position requires working in a clean-room laboratory environment
  • This position may require travel (10-20%)
Desired Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of any of the following is a plus: Matlab, Python, JMP, Creo, Zemax