Principal Optical Engineer | TrueVision Systems

Date Posted: 
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Position Location: 
Santa Barbara, CA
Job Description: 

Company profile:

TrueVision Systems is dedicated to advancing eye surgery and patient care. Our small, 30-person team here in Santa Barbara, California, is operating in a fast-paced, start-up environment to design and manufacture the next generation of digital ophthalmic imaging systems. We are fortunate to be a subsidiary of Alcon and benefit from a large parent company’s global impact and funding.

Job responsibilities:

  • Design, test, analysis, and assembly of opto-mechanical devices
  • Researching design parameters, designing for multiple scenarios, planning test strategy
  • Generation of quality documentation including drawings, assembly prints, verification reports
  • Collaboration with engineering, quality, and operations teams
  • Management of optical prototype suppliers and production suppliers

Education requirements:

  • B.S. in Optical Sciences or Mechanical Engineering (with optics experience) required. M.S. or PhD in Optical Sciences preferred
  • Strong Zemax experience required
  • Strong organizational skills and technical writing required (Word, Excel)
  • Stereo-optics design and/or medical device experience desired
  • Interest in ophthalmology desired

Functional area: R&D

Job type: Full time


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