Optical Engineer | The Photonics Group

Date Posted: 
Friday, March 8, 2013
Position Location: 
Northern Calif.
Job Description: 

Position: Optical Engineer
Location: Northern CA
Education: BS


California based company is seeking an experienced Optical Engineer. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to deeply involved in the design and engineering of hermetically sealed, rugged, miniaturized spectral devices. The following position is available:


• Designing and developing optical, spectroscopic, fiber-optical, opto-machanical structures for company’s advanced products and other optical devices in company’s R&D efforts; Responsible for all optical design, testing from prototyping to production; Performing basic optical calculations and simulations in conjunction with optical design to verify the design meets the specification
• Communicating with vendors to solve any problem encountered during developing and manufacturing of the optical parts
• May also be assigned some tasks in helping on any optical engineering need in the production line
• Strong R&D skills and experiences in optical design, simulation, optical testing, free space optics, grating based optical devices, spectrographs, various spectrometer design, stray light analysis, optical design software proficiency,
• Experiences in optical design for applications of spectrometers, spectrographs, optoelectrical, instrumentation and fiber optic devices,
• Knowledge of optical design in free space optics. Experiences in optical/optomechanical design and simulation software packages, such as ZEMAX, or Code5, familiar with Autocad, or Solidworks, etc. are a plus Good communications skills in English, both oral and written, technical presentation skills a plus
• Desired candidates shall have Degree in /Optics/Physics, MS-EE/ME/Physics with with minimum 3-5 year work experience.


Brian Murray
The Photonics Group