Optical Systems Engineer | FARO

Date Posted: 
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Position Location: 
Exton, PA
Job Description: 

FARO® is the world leader in 3D imaging and measurement systems. We are a global company traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange with a passion for excellence and success. We are proud to be recognized among Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies. In order to accelerate the growth of our new product portfolio, Faro Technologies is growing new positions in our Research and Development team. 

FARO is seeking an Optical Systems Engineer for our Research & Development team in the Exton, PA area. 

Education and Experience:

  • MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or Optical Engineering
  • recent graduate or experienced professional 

Technical Skills:

  • Expert level Optics design and lab skills (polarization, diffraction, lens systems, optical fibers, Gaussian beams)
  • Light source design (laser diodes and LEDs)
  • Basic knowledge of ZEMAX or similar ray tracing software (Geometric optical design)
  • Basic knowledge of optical detectors (photodiodes, PSDs, APDs, etc.) and signal conditioning electronics
  • Basic knowledge of thin film coated optics (mirrors, filters, polarizers, etc.)
  • data analysis in Matlab 
  • Extensive laboratory experience with optical/laser test and measurement


  1. Design optical sub-assemblies for use in FARO metrology products.
  2. Laboratory testing of new optical sub assembly designs
  3. Design and construct lab setups for optical/laser test and measurement
  4. Other Optical Engineering responsibilities may be added as business conditions arise.






Jim Schloss| Director of Engineering, Tracker

FARO | 290 National Rd | Exton, PA 19341

Office: 610.444.2300 ext 3252 | Fax: 610.444.2323 

Nasdaq: FARO | james.schloss@faro.com | www.faro.com