Senior Optical Engineer

Location: Cambridge (CB4)
Duration: Permanent
Hours: 8:30am until 4:30pm (Monday to Friday)
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Job Reference: 34354

Polytec are looking for a Senior Optical Engineer for our Cambridge based client. The role will cover all stages of product development, from requirements definition through concept generation, detailed design, prototyping and transfer to manufacture

Responsibilities:

* Development of next generation telecom products
* The role will cover all stages of product development, from requirements definition through concept generation, detailed design, prototyping and transfer to manufacture
* Developing experimental test systems to support the design and qualification of constituent optical components, such as waveguides, lenses, waveplates, gratings and spatial light modulators
* Design, procurement and qualification of optical sub-systems and experimental rigs

Requirements:

* Degree in physics or engineering, and substantial post-graduate experience in optical system development, in industry or academia. A relevant PhD will be considered as qualifying experience.
* Experience in the principles of free-space optical design, fibre-coupled IR systems and optical relays
* Familiar with a variety of analytic and numerical optical modelling techniques, including Zemax (or equivalent) and practical experience with a variety of optical systems
* Experience with spatial light modulators, either liquid-crystal-on-silicon (LCoS) or MEMS, and of free-space optical beam steering

Please contact us as soon as possible for more details or apply below!

We will respond to successful applicants within a couple of days.

[ Cambridge, Salary range: £45,000 to £55,000 | vacancy reference : 34354 ]

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