Optical Engineer | Folio Photonics

Date Posted: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Position Location: 
Cleveland, OH
Job Description: 


Folio Photonics is a dynamic startup company focused on commercialization of an innovative multi-­‐layer optical disc and accompanying read/write drive for high capacity optical data storage. This technology represents the next evolution in disc technology, with the potential to exceed 1 Terabyte on a standard 120mm disc. Our group is composed of talented individuals that work together to create new ideas, improve our understanding, and generate results.


Ouropticalengineerwillbeourin-­‐resident expert for the optical system that interacts with our multi-­‐ layer storage media. Our goal is to evolve current optical drive technology, complementing it with necessary elements of confocal imaging, to create a complete optical system capable of read and writing in our multi-layer film. If you are a talented engineer with desire to create many aspects of a complex system, this position is right for you.

Job Duties:

  • Design the optical system, using optical design software and  know-­‐how, to interact with our novel multi-­layer film.
  • Procure and assemble components (including optics, optomechanics, laser, and detector) into a bench-­‐topprototype.
  • Characterize the system’s strengths and weaknesses.
  • Generatesoftwaretoautomatecontrolofthesystemforverificationtestinganddatacollection.
  • Develop specifications for a commercial drive system.
  • Usesystemtocharacterizefluorescentmulti-­‐layerfilms.
  • Collect, compile, and present data, for internal use and to show progress to attract investment.
  • Displaygoodinterpersonalskillstoworkwithourcross-­‐functionalteam, offering guidance and lending assistance to achieve our ultimate goals.
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic with desire to deliver results.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelorsdegreeinscientificorengineeringfield, or equivalent hands-­‐onexperience.
  • Experience preferred but not necessary.


Folio Photonics is an equal opportunity employer.


Email a cover letter and resume to apply@foliophotonics.com. All serious applications from qualified individuals will receive a response.