Product Design Engineer

(Seattle, WA)

Careers at Oculus

Part of Facebook

As a Product Design Engineer at Oculus, you will take a critical role in bringing VR to our customers. You will develop structures, mechanisms, and solutions for next-generation consumer virtual reality hardware. You will take the lead exploring and refining major elements of the consumer Rift through hands-on, iterative prototyping, while working with a team of diverse, top engineers. You will refine selected designs and coordinate with manufacturing experts during the production process. We are looking for someone with a productive mindset who can apply their mechanical engineering expertise to solve problems in creative, insightful ways. Our ideal candidate has strong a mechanical background, excellent prototyping skills, expert 3D CAD capability, and experience in designing and manufacturing consumer technology products.

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop new Oculus hardware products.
  • Own engineering activities for a major assembly or entire product throughout the entire product lifecycle, from definition and creation, through design, production, and next-gen improvements.
  • Implement sound engineering processes and systematic approaches, while solving diverse design and manufacturing challenges.
  • Serve as a resident expert in effective engineering and design for manufacture processes.
  • Contribute to the creation of technical specifications and product definition.
  • Engineer parts and mechanisms that retain design intent and function according to specs.
  • Test and evaluate design components for manufacturability and structural integrity.
  • Coordinate with manufacturing experts to optimize part design and production processes, including assembly line set-up. Support production throughout the manufacturing process to realize your designs.
  • Collaborate with designers and other engineering disciplines to identify challenges and offer solutions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience in 3D modeling in Solidworks, ProE.
  • Experience with NX
  • Experience designing mechanisms and optical systems
  • Human Factors design experience
  • Mandarin and/or Cantonese language skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience designing mechanisms
  • Experience with optical systems

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