Careers at Vuzix

About Vuzix Corporation

Founded in 1997, Vuzix is a growing, dynamic company that specializes in the design and manufacture of high quality wearable optical display systems for commercial, industrial, and consumer applications. Products include consumer video, gaming display, medical, and ruggedized display systems for industrial customers. Our rapid response philosophy provides turnkey solutions for components and fully integrated solutions engineered to customer requirements. For additional information, please contact Vuzix here

Title: Hardware Engineer
Location: West Henrietta, NY
Duration: Full Time

Responsibilities

  • Hardware development experience in wireless communications systems including WiFi, BT, GPS, WCDMA, GSM, and LTE radios.
  • Regulatory compliance experience including design and debug for FCC, CE, CCC, etc.
  • Analyze product specifications and performance requirements to determine design approach and form factor for overall product design
  • Provide Engineering support including troubleshooting to manufacturing and production groups.
  • Schematic Capture and PCB Layout
  • Digital, analog, audio/video circuit design, component selection, schematic entry, board bringup and integration, testing, and verification.


Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s/ Master’s Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • 7+ years of detailed experience working in a hardware design environment.
  • EDA tools for schematic and board design (Altium Designer preferred)
  • Lab debugging and measurement skills using typical lab equipment like oscilloscopes, multi-meters, etc.
  • Seeing a design through all phases from conception through production including requirements generation, schematic, layout, prototype builds, testing and commercialization.
  • High speed digital design
  • Applicants selected will be required to meet the eligibility requirements (US person) for access to ITAR/EAR technical data.

Vuzix Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.  We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital, veteran, or any other legally protected status.  We are committed to recruiting and employing the best talent available in the display technology areas.

Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Location: West Henrietta, NY
Duration: Full Time

Responsibilities

  • Provide hands-on manufacturing engineering support for released products; interface with cross-functional groups to support production and resolve manufacturing quality issues.
  • Set up and automate production floor processes for new and existing products; establish work flows.
  • Conceive, design, document and maintain production floor tooling and fixturing to improve assembly processes.
  • Establish quality-control methods to ensure mistake-proof assembly for new and existing products.
  • Create, update and maintain manufacturing work instructions.
  • Train and certify assembly personnel in methods and processes for product assembly.
  • Generate, Process, and participate in approval process of Engineering Change Orders.


Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a consumer-electronics product environment.
  • 3D CAD modeling experience in Solid Works required; Advanced surfacing and complex shape modelling required.
  • Prototyping and light fabrication including 3D printing, drilling, sanding, filing, etc.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to successfully manage multiple tasks in a fast-moving environment.
  • Experience with complex, tight tolerance mechanical design, preferably opto-mechanical designs.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to solve problems and multi-task.
  • Thorough understanding of GD&T concepts and tolerance analysis.

Vuzix Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.  We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital, veteran, or any other legally protected status.  We are committed to recruiting and employing the best talent available in the display technology areas.

Title: Senior Software Engineer Android
Location: West Henrietta, NY
Duration: Full Time

Position Summary for Senior Software Engineer

Position Summary for Senior Software Engineer The candidate must be an energetic self-starter with a passionate interest in engineering and design for state of the art near eye imaging hardware. This includes eyeglass, monocular and binocular systems that integrate COTS micro displays with optics, illumination, electronic and software components. The individual must demonstrate effective interaction with a multidisciplinary team and deliver custom designs and solutions for a variety of eyewear needs in a rapid development and product commercialization environment. Candidate should have unique talents and experience to further Vuzix near-eye display system designs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and develop embedded software applications for control of display systems
  • Generate complete system documentation and provide input to technical proposals in order to effectively communicate the design and/or approach to internal and external customers
  • Develop and ensure proper procedures and methods are used by other members of the design team by providing a value-add quality review
  • Provide guidance, direction, and mentorship for less experienced design engineers to increase our design expertise base within the company with an emphasis on performance, design optimization, re-use, and generating intellectual property
  • Communicate with the customers, suppliers, and internal management as the technical expert on projects to effectively interface with all facets of decision making personnel and customer management
  • Ensure successful transition of products/projects to full scale production


Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 4+ years of experience developing robust solutions using Android Open Source Project (AOSP)
  • Experience configuring the Android Operating System, kernel, developing device drivers, and building applications for the Android platform
  • Experience using Android SDK, Android NDK, and Android Studio
  • C/C++, Java, and Java for Android
  • Object-oriented programming skills demonstrated through relevant industry experience
  • Proven design skills in a product development environment. Full product lifecycle experience is required.
  • Experience handling software updates, patches, and bug fixes within the Android ecosystem
  • Experience with networking concepts
  • Experience with Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to solve problems, multi-task and be a hands-on leader

Vuzix Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.  We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital, veteran, or any other legally protected status.  We are committed to recruiting and employing the best talent available in the display technology areas.

Title: Senior Software Engineer iOS
Location: West Henrietta, NY
Duration: Full Time

Position Summary for Senior Software Engineer

The candidate must be an energetic self-starter with a passionate interest in engineering and design for state of the art near eye imaging hardware. This includes eyeglass, monocular and binocular systems that integrate COTS micro displays with optics, illumination, electronic and software components. The individual must demonstrate effective interaction with a multidisciplinary team and deliver custom designs and solutions for a variety of eyewear needs in a rapid development and product commercialization environment. Candidate should have unique talents and experience to further Vuzix near-eye display system designs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and develop embedded software applications for control of display systems
  • Generate complete system documentation and provide input to technical proposals in order to effectively communicate the design and/or approach to internal and external customers
  • Develop and ensure proper procedures and methods are used by other members of the design team by providing a value-add quality review
  • Provide guidance, direction, and mentorship for less experienced design engineers to increase our design expertise base within the company with an emphasis on performance, design optimization, re-use, and generating intellectual property
  • Communicate with the customers, suppliers, and internal management as the technical expert on projects to effectively interface with all facets of decision making personnel and customer management
  • Ensure successful transition of products/projects to full scale production


Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience developing in Objective-C and Swift, third-party libraries, and API’s
  • Object-oriented programming skills demonstrated through relevant industry experience
  • Proven design skills in a product development environment. Full product lifecycle experience is required.
  • Experience handling software updates, patches, and bug fixes within the Apple SOP
  • Experience with networking concepts
  • Experience with Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
  • Android development familiarity a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to solve problems, multi-task and be a hands-on leader

Vuzix Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.  We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital, veteran, or any other legally protected status.  We are committed to recruiting and employing the best talent available in the display technology areas.

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