Principal Optical Engineer | The Photonics Group

Date Posted: 
Thursday, March 6, 2014
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Job Description: 

Position: Principal Optical Engineer
Location: CA

Education: BS with advanced degrees preferred

Corporation is looking for someone who will work independently to create designs in Zemax and support the product through to delivery. In this position qualified candidates will design, develop, and test optical systems. Candidates should have in-depth knowledge of both general optics and specialized optical system designs using software packages such as Zemax. Candidates will work on significant and unique issues where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangibles. Candidates will act independently to determine methods and procedures on new or specific assignments. Candidates will interact with hardware and software designs to assist in overall development of optical instruments and systems. Specific tasks include specifying and qualifying active and passive components, developing and benchmarking system performance models, developing and implementing test procedures and evaluating and selecting appropriate test instrumentation.

Qualified candidates should have 5 to 8 years of in-depth experience in Optical Design and Engineering. Candidates should be familiar with lasers, LED sources, fiber optics, dichroic filters and various detectors. Candidates should have the ability to contribute to optical system development and transitions to manufacturing production as well as the ability to develop assembly and test methodologies. Candidates should be able to perform various optical analysis relating to system performance metrics in optical design.


Please contact Brian Murray at for more information.