Opto-Mechanical Engineer

Sunnyvale, California

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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Job Info

At Intuitive, we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints. Our mission is our guiding force; our culture is the DNA that makes us unique.  

As a pioneer in robotic-assisted surgery (RAS), we have been expanding our innovations through technology to help make a difference in the world. For 25 years, human ingenuity has guided our journey to help solve some of healthcare’s complex challenges. 

We believe a great idea can come from anywhere—inclusion and mutual respect are vital to our culture. We value character grounded in integrity, a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and diverse experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and strive to achieve their highest potential.  

Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let’s help to advance the world of minimally invasive care. 

Primary function of position:

Design and Development of the Viewer for the daVinci Robotic Assisted Surgical System

Job Description:

Surgeons need to see clearly in order heal their patients. Surgeons use the daVinci Surgical System for extended continuous duration under the intense stress of a surgical environment. Visual clarity and precise representation of the surgical field along with ease of use and optical comfort across the broad spectrum of surgeons are pillars of Intuitive’s vision products.

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide opto-mechanical modeling and prototype fabrication support for the Viewer Engineering team for the DaVinci system. This position will require hands-on modeling and experimental work and compilation of data on key experiments.  This position will also be responsible for key system components and will interface with suppliers and manufacturing to build high-quality hardware prototypes and productize new designs.  Provide critical technical assistance when working with outside development partners for custom components and sub-assemblies. Our development partners should know about and share in Intuitive’s mission so they can feel the need for and understand the need for high quality and operational excellence. Strategic development of the supply chain must be a priority.   

Skills/Experience, Education and Training :

  • Minimum BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering or Optical Engineering, with minimum 5+ years of display industry experience
  • Skill in the use of at least one standard mechanical CAD package such as SolidWorks
  • Familiar with optical CAD packages such as Zemax or Code V and accepting models from those packages into the mechanical CAD package
  • Experience in opto-mechanical design principles and applying those to the development of display systems
  • Understanding of opto-mechanical tolerancing and how to apply that to display systems and 3D display systems
  • Knowledge of machine tools and fabrication techniques for precision fixtures for mounting and/or adjusting optical elements
  • Understanding of the principles of kinematic mounting of optics
  • Familiar with data acquisition methods for gathering critical empirical data on prototypes of 3D display systems
  • Familiar with 3D printing technology and its use in building quick-turn prototypes
  • Knowledge of standard materials and material properties of optical elements and mounting fixtures used in visible optical systems

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.  

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.  

Shift : Shift 1 - Day

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Travel Requirements: Yes, 10 % of the Time Shift: Shift 1 - Day

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