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Advanced Optical Engineer

130,000 – 160,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/28/22

Job Description

Job description:

Advanced Optical Engineer

Designs, develops, builds and tests systems and products based on optic, photonic and laser technologies. Interacts with device, hardware and software design teams to assist in overall development of optical systems; specifying, selecting and qualifying an active and passive optical components, developing and benchmarking system performance models, developing and implementing test procedures and/or evaluating and selecting appropriate test instrumentation.

Establishes requirements for highly complex Optical design projects and may lead a team responsible for establishing requirements. Insure correct features are incorporated first in the projects. Insures correct features are incorporated first in the projects
Architects and designs highly complex Optical design projects. Completes all phases of the projects. Follows through on all in-process and final inspection activities
Creates new programs, technologies and solutions based on novel or unique ideas. Insures new ideas and methodologies are documented for use by the team
Uses status as a knowledge leader in optical design and functional knowledge across multiple engineering disciplines and program management to provide technical leadership to a given program
Defines requirements for and may design complex new tools to aid in the analysis and solving of complex problems
Initiates cross-company collaboration and develops positive relationships with other engineering disciplines
Exercises judgment (within broadly defined policies and practices) in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
May coordinate the activities of other personnel
Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise. Interacts with management and senior customer personnel on matters requiring coordination across organizational lines. Represent the organization as the principal customer contact and often performs project leadership


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in engineering discipline
  • 5 plus years experience in Optical Engineering
  • Experienced in Optical Engineering, Interferometry, Metrology, Laser
  • Must be fully versed in Imaging Optics
  • Must have deep understanding from the design phase through manufacturing
  • Ability to come up with innovative design concepts

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree in an appropriate discipline and 4 plus years experience in optical Engineering
Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Advanced Optical Engineer- Remote

Work on next generation imaging optics for real product development that will be utilized by the Fortune 100 firms. Full remote position. Company will transfer an H1 & sponsor for GC if needed.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 130000

Salary Max : 160000

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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