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Optical R&D Engineer - FILLED

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Upstate, NY
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Dec 11, 2017
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The Optical R&D Engineer will be responsible for creation and deployment of state of the art optical based systems including imaging and non-imaging technologies to support short term and medium term research activities. Participate in very early research stage projects and move concepts to development. Position includes optical modeling activities, experimental work, and collaborating with customer representatives. It will involve a broad array of optical disciplines and product

General Responsibilities:
  • Generating concept packages for review with clients and technical teams.
  • Interaction with project team members (mechanics, electronics, software, etc.) and assume the technical lead role in Optics.
  • Working in a lab environment and will correlate critical experiments results with modeling results.
Needed Skill Set:
Demonstrating a broad optical engineering understanding with a focus on lens design, free-space beam propagation (design), sequential and non-sequential ray tracing (modeling) is needed. 
  • Ph.D. in Optical Engineering, Physics, or related engineering degree with 3-6 years, MS with 8-10 years, or a BS with 15+ years of industrial experience designing and testing mechanical devices, systems, or products.
  • There will be occasional international and domestic travel based on business needs. 
  • Capable of developing and executing optical experiments with laboratory hardware
  • Experience in optical design and photonic components.
  • Demonstrated ability to conceive of novel optical concepts.
Ideal Skills:
  • Data processing experience with MATLAB (or equivalent software) and a familiarity with LabVIEW software, and optical modeling software such as Zemax or LightTools.
  • Optical packaging
  • Well-developed social and communication skills with an ability to work independently and in high-performance teams
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