Senior Optical Designer - Imaging

Job no.


Position Type

Research & Development

Working time

  • Regular Fulltime

Place of employment


What we offer:

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • This role contributes towards activities within a worldwide end-to-end product development team focused on successfully developing, prototyping, and producing advanced optoelectronic components (optics + electronics + package). The selected candidate will be supporting projects through concept definition, detailed optical design, simulation and prototyping.
  • Work within a worldwide multidisciplinary development team to provide optical design solutions to customer specifications
  • Define design concepts and select key optical technologies in-line with requirements
  • Optical modeling, and optical system performance simulation and verification
  • Generate product documentation including optical design specifications, and optical design performances reports
  • Perform engineering product verification to ensure compliance to requirements
  • Cooperate with Project Leaders to assure design to be compliant with mechanical and manufacturing ground-rules
  • Work well with diverse geographical team

Your education and experiences

  • Relevant engineering degree in field of optics
  • 5+ years’ experience
  • Strong design experience in imaging optics (camera lens, projection optics, etc) and at least one of the following fields also preferred: non-imaging (beam shaping, illumination, concentration, collection, sensing, micro-lenses) and wave-optics (diffractive optics, structured light, micro-lenses)
  • Knowledge in optical and micro-optics technologies, materials, components, manufacturing processes, and constraints
  • Hands-on experience in optical measurement
  • Ability and willingness to travel worldwide
  • Proficiency in English required and German is an advantage
  • Optical: Zemax, LightTools, other tools such as CODE V, TRACEPRO, FRED, and VirtualLab are a plus
  • Scientific: Matlab. Python is a plus
  • Data processing and statistical analysis: JMP, R, Matlab

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