Optical Engineer | Avo Photonics

Date Posted: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Job Description: 

This is an ideal opportunity to share your creativity and grow your  skills through the design and development of a very large variety of  opto-electronic products. Given our business model, your exposure to  exciting technology is unlimited.

The successful candidate must  keep multiple records, be self-motivated, maintain a professional  presence, and have the desire to take ownership of projects. If you are a  technically strong, organized, confident, experienced, energetic  multi-tasker with conceptual thinking skills, then you will find a  rewarding and satisfying home with Avo Photonics.


  • Create physical optic models of component/system designs and derive tolerances
  • Produce optical breadboards and present technical data to customers.
  • Support the production of  prototypes and initial volume production work instructions
  • Assist in optical component sourcing
  • Prepare and present technical status reviews


  • M.S. (Ph.D. preferred) in Optical Science/Engineering, Chemistry, or Physics
  • Capable of basic optical physics hand-calculations and experience with ASAP, GLAD, Zemax, or other optical modeling software
  • Understanding of waveguides and PICs (experience in PIC design preferred)
  • Fluent in the production of optical breadboards using standard components
  • Understanding of optical component assembly / packaging processes desired
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills

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