Optical Engineer

Posted on 5/11/2024

Snap Inc.

Snap Inc.

5,001-10,000 employees

Provides camera-based communication tools


Abingdon, VA, USA

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelors/Masters program in Electronics, Physics, Nanotechnology or a similar discipline with a graduation date no sooner than December 2024
  • Student must be in final year of University
  • Experience in working with high refractive index glasses or UV curable polymers for photonic applications
  • Internship or academic experience working on projects related to nanofabrication and nanometrology
  • Work with engineers to define and execute process DOEs to optimise current process cycle times and throughputs, as well as develop processes for new materials for applications in optics and photonics
  • Assist engineers in resolving issues related to materials and manufacturing processes
  • Create or update fabrication and metrology process procedural documentation

Snap Inc. excels as a workplace due to its emphasis on using camera technology to enhance communication and self-expression. As a leader in augmented reality through products like Snapchat, Lens Studio, and Spectacles, the company fosters a culture of creativity and technological advancement. This environment not only drives industry innovation but also nurtures professional growth and collaboration among its employees.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Santa Monica, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Paid maternity, paternity, and family caregiver leave

Adoption, surrogacy, infertility, and fertility preservation benefits

Backup child care coverage, caregiver assistance, and digital maternity care support

Short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, and AD&D insurance

Comprehensive medical coverage

Dental coverage, including orthodontia benefits

Vision coverage, including LASIK benefits

Gym perks and discounts

Team fitness classes, hikes, and races

Sports leagues

Cooking and nutritional workshops

Generous time off and leave programs

Emotional and mental health support programs and apps

Social gatherings, team outings, and volunteering programs

401(k) plan

Compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!