Fathom Computing is hiring an

Optical Designer

Palo Alto, United States


Fathom Computing is building the future of machine intelligence. Our entirely new computer architecture trains vast neural networks with unprecedented performance.



We seek an optical designer experienced in freeform optics.



  • Think outside the box creating paradigm-breaking optical systems

  • Work with our interdisciplinary team to build complex systems

  • Conceive, design, simulate, and specify optical devices and subsystems

  • Work with external vendors to fabricate custom optical devices 

  • Have extensive experience in tolerance simulations and manufacturing

  • Characterize optical device performance relative to design goals and broader system requirements

  • Identify causal relationships between design parameters and device performance

  • Interpret and reconcile empirical data with first-principles analytical and/or numerical simulations

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