Principal Display Engineer, Microsoft Devices Group on the Surface product in Redmond, WA

TitlePrincipal Display Engineer
CategoryHardware Engineering
LocationRedmond, WA
DivisionMicrosoft Devices Group
Date AddedDecember 19, 2014
Open Positions1

Are you passionate about consumer and entertainment products and technologies? The Surface Team focuses on lighting up Microsoft experiences with leading edge Display Technologies. A fundamental part of our strategy is having desirable and powerful devices that enable the experiences our consumers want, and elicit their excitement. Creating these devices involves a close partnership between hardware and software engineers, designers, and manufacturing. We are currently building the next generation and Surface needs you!

Role & Opportunity:

The Surface development team is seeking qualified candidates to drive and define display system at both the component and system level by working with external display partners and internal engineering teams to deliver the best experience to our customers. In this position you will lead and drive the overall technology selection, define display specification, and work with internal and external display partners from start to manufacturing. You will closely collaborate and partner with Tier1, Tier2 development partners in driving new technology, product development for high volume. Assess technology, Component and system, sub-system process.

Key responsibilities follow:

Define Display specs for new Surface products
Technical interface and management of display suppliers
Technology development - next generation displays, backplane, Display+Touch development and integration, display interface

The position involves working closely with operations, electrical, mechanical, software, test, and component engineers, and program managers in feature, sub-system selection and driving system level tradeoffs.

Travel is required both domestic and International.

- Broad optical engineering background, including physical optics, geometric optics, Materials science, chemistry, mechanical, reliability, product testing and quality
- In depth understanding of display technologies and components - OLED, LCD, Backlight
- Excellent project management, communication and teamwork
- Experienced in product development life cycle with successful high volume product launches
- Detail oriented, excellent analytical skills, hands on problem solving skills
- Excellent written, oral communication skills to align development, operations and partner teams
- 7-10+ Years of experience in consumer electronics
- BS, MS, PhD in Optics, or Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
- Relevant experience with Displays

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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