Senior Optical Engineer | Atia Vision

Date Posted: 
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Job Description: 
This position is responsible for all optics performance aspects in the development of an accommodating
intraocular Lens (AIOL). This includes optical design, metrology, product assessment, optimization and
transfer into manufacturing by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned on an
individual basis:
  • Complete projects as assigned with minimal direction
  • Provide a high degree of technical leadership and direction to project teams or individual engineers in the group
  • Coordinate optical reviews with outside consultants and scientific advisors as needed
  • Initiate the design, critical evaluation, and development of optical requirements in intra-ocular lens design


  • Interact with physicians to understand product requirements
  • Conduct detailed optical design and characterization studies
  • Support evaluation of new designs as applicable
  • Conduct bench tests and prepare reports with an emphasis on the analysis and interpretation of the resulting test data
  • Document relevant information to lab notebooks. Release controlled documentation as required according to good laboratory practices or company procedure
  • Lead optic projects through the product development process
  • Provide leadership and direction to R&D technicians and assemblers as needed
  • Prepare test protocols and reports for optics verification and validation testing of all products
  • Write standard test procedures for all routine optical testing and inspections
  • Work with product design and process engineering to optimize overall product performance
  • Assist Manufacturing and QA in the development of process, assembly, test and inspection procedures
  • MS / PhD in Optics-related engineering field; 5+ years in ophthalmic device field
  • Minimum 5 years of related ophthalmology experience
  • Knowledge of intraocular and toric intraocular lens design
  • Optical metrology and Interferometry experience related to IOL products
  • Experience with SolidWorks and Zemax required
  • Strong working knowledge of ISO11979 and related requirements
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, effective interaction with R&D management and other cross-functional departments
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