Optical Engineer | Brightwing

Date Posted: 
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Position Level: 
Senior-Level
Job Description: 

GURU -Optical Lighting - Engineer

A recent acquisition has created an excellent opportunity for a GURU in the field of Optical – Lighting - Mechanical Engineer to design interior and exterior LED and incandescent based optical lensing and lighting systems.
Job description:
• Design and develop optical systems for general lighting, forward lighting and signal lighting utilizing standard light sources, such as filament bulb and HID, and new light source technologies, such as LEDs, combined with light guide, lens, or reflector optical solutions.
• Develop optical systems to meet customer specifications and federal regulations.
• Optical design development for lighting products should be in accordance with the various phases of a program schedule, i.e. feasibility, design, design verification, certification, production launch.

Must have experience in the following areas:
• Lens design for optimal optical performance given a variety of inputs including luminance distribution, manufacturability, cost and aesthetics.
• Performing light level analysis using software tools to determine compliance to customer specifications and writing corresponding test reports.
• LED selection
• Operating optical test equipment
• The selected candidate should have practical experience with optical modelling, simulation and design using tools such as Light Tools, ZEMAX, or similar modelling tools is required.
• The selected candidate should have experience with device prototyping and characterization.

Other areas of experience that would be a plus:
• Experiense with LightTools, Zemax or other optical modelling software
• Thermal analysis
• 3-D mechanical design using Pro-E, Solid works, Solid-Edge or other 3-D software
• Familiarity with industry standards for lighting.

Salary commensurate with experience

Contact: 

Karen Hall | Business Development Executive
18333 Preston Road | Suite 333 | Dallas, TX 75252
972.248.6669 (O) 770-330-4299 (M) | 855.222.1601 fax