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Optical Engineer

Newark, CA, United States
Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Design, build, align, and qualify optical and opto-mechanical components and systems.
  • Derive test plans for component characterization and system optimization.
  • Develop software tools in Python, MATLAB and/or other programming languages for analysis, automation and quality control.
  • Work with a multidisciplinary team of optical, mechanical, electrical, software and systems engineers.

 

The successful candidate will have some or all of the following traits/experience:

 

  • Strong problem solving, validation and characterization skills; ability and willingness to adapt quickly to new challenges in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of the fundamental physics, optics, electronics and programming.
  • Experience with optical alignment and/or design. (Experience with Zemax or other optical design software packages is desired, but not required.)
  • Familiarity with common optical test equipment such as power meters, spectrometers, beam profilers, etc.
  • Experience with imaging and/or optically probing biological systems.
  • Ability and willingness to learn all of the above through on the job training and/or self-study.
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in optical engineering/physics/electrical engineering or a bachelor’s degree in another discipline + relevant experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Collaborative attitude and eagerness to work on a highly multi-disciplinary team.
JOB DETAILS
POSTED
10 September 2019
CLOSES
10 October 2019
JOB TYPE
Full-Time
REQUIRED EDUCATION
Bachelor's Degree
ANNUAL SALARY (US Dollars)
Open
JOB FUNCTION
Engineer
FIELD
Research and Development