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Optical Engineer

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Location
Irvine, CA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Master of Science
Date
Aug 03, 2016
Job ID
2386446

Job Description

This Optical Engineering position responsibilities includes supporting the construction and testing of complex optical systems related to the next generation advanced 3-D depth mapping. You will be assisting with novel implementations of LIDAR and laser remote sensing.

Job Requirements

A minimum of a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Optics/Optical Engineering or Physics with more than 5 years of relevant working experience is required. A Ph.D. in Optical Sciences or Optical Engineering is preferred. Candidates with other academic qualifications but having a good track record in the above requirements will also be considered for this or other opportunities.

Considerable and demonstrated experience using commercially available optical design and modeling tools (such as Zemax, ASAP, LightTools, Code V, R-Soft, etc.).

Good understanding of Optical and Systems Design Principles (theory & practical) is absolutely required.

Basic applicant skills and requirements are:

  • Solid foundation in geometric, physical, and electro optics.
  • Familiarity with various optical and electro-optical sources, components and photodetectors.
  • Knowledge of resonant galvo and MEMS mirror scanning methods
  • Considerable background in performing optical and opto-mechanical tolerancing work
  • Strong understanding of design for manufacturability and reliability.
  • Fluency with computing software such as Matlab, Mathematica, or Excel, and data acquisition software such as Labview.
  • Have worked on multiple product development cycles from concept through production.
  • Experience in writing technical reports and work instructions (including creating engineering drawings).
  • Ability to work both independently and in a group setting.
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills and ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Current eligibility to work in the US.

Experience in laser radar or depth mapping is highly desirable

Candidate will start on contract basis for the remainder of the calendar year and move into full-time status at the first of the year.


       
       
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