Optical Engineering Technician

Amazon.com Services, Inc.
 San Diego, CA


Job summary

Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?

The Role:

As an Optical Engineering Technician, you will work closely with engineers and scientist contributing to the development of optical, opto-mechanical, and opto-electrical systems, sub-systems and components for various products. You are organized with your work and detail orientated. In this role, you will:

  • Fabricate, assemble, align, test optical, opto-electrical, and opto-mechanical components, sub-systems and systems
  • Operate various optical instruments
  • Manage lab/shop materials and supplies and maintain lab/shop readiness
  • Provide feedback on assembly and test process and help red line procedures

Basic Qualifications

  • Technical school or equivalent with +5 years’ experience
  • Experience working with optical components, cleaning, cutting, aligning, measuring
  • Hands-on experience with optical fabrication
  • Experience working with lasers and LEDs
  • Proficient with basic computer skills, experience with MS Word and Excel
  • Proficient with basic math skill
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preffered Qualifications

  • Experience using optical metrology instruments such as interferometers and spectrometers
  • Basic experience with CAD software package such as SolidWorks, ProE, ANSYS
  • Experience with machining
  • Experience working in a clean room environment

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.