Optical Engineer

Compensation

: $107,190.00 - $163,150.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Physician



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Rochester, New York Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Job_Title

Optical Engineer

JOB LOCATION:

Rochester, NY (or Albuquerque, NM)

Business_Unit

CVI Laser Optics, LLC

Reports_To

Director of Research, Development, & Engineering

Position_Summary

Designs and tests multi-element objectives and lens systems to support the OEM
business, new product development, and ongoing production. Evaluates design
feasibility as a function of requirements and specifications, tolerances, and
manufacturing processes. Tests component and assembly performance using,
including but not limited to, interferometry, spectrophotometry, and custom
tests. Discusses technical requirements and optical solutions with customers;
troubleshoots in the areas of manufacturing processes and optical testing. This
person will also design, create, and implement improvements regarding process
and quality issues.

Primary_Responsibilities
* Ability to generate accurate personnel, materials, schedule and budget
requirements in support of complex engineering proposals
* Able to interface with customers to determine their needs, to present
options and results professionally
* Capability to create optical systems and components specifications from
system-level performance requirements
* Capacity to operate in a multi-tasking environment and communicate
effectively with others and other departments; can help train other less
experienced personnel/staff members
* Develop designs for optical components, systems, and products utilizing
product specifications
* Naturally can work with autonomy; stays efficient with completing complex
tasks without step-by-step instructions; can work with engineers or
technicians to develop and debug test procedures, and to identify the
cause of unusual results
* Other duties may be assigned according to the company s business
strategies
* Provide accurate and detailed requirements documentation for the
fabrication of optical components
* Skilled in integrating optical and mechanical designs and use advanced
optical design and CAD simulation tools
* Working knowledge of optical test and evaluation equipment such as
interferometers and spectrophotometers, and ability to provide accurate
test requirements and support design/verification of test fixtures
Interface with optomechanical or mechanical engineers to define tooling,
optical mounting
Other_Responsibilities
* Ability to write technical reports in concise and accurate English;
present the results orally as required; perform legible written
communication
* Hands-on laboratory skills for assembly, alignment, calibration, and
evaluation of optical systems; manipulate optics into and out of
fixtures, tools, and carriers
* Maintain flexibility and work well with time and production restrictions;
operate necessary optical system alignment tools and metrology tools
Education_/_Experience
* Bachelor s degree in Optical Science or closely related field with fo
years experience in optics; OR Master s degree in Optical Scien
closely related field with two years experience in optics; backgroun
of project management highly preferred
* In-depth understanding of geometrical optics, aberration theory, lasers,
diffraction, and interference
* Direct experience with refractive, reflective, diffractive, and electro-
optical elements
* Proficient with one or more optical design software such as Zemax, Code
V, ASAP, and Trace Pro; familiar with data analysis tools such as SciPy
or MatLAB; experience with CAD software, such as Solidworks or AutoCAD
preferred
Physical_Requirements_/_Working_Conditions
* Lift optics for inspecting, cleaning, testing, and packaging (up to 10-30
lbs.); demonstrate upper body mobility to lift objects frequently/
occasionally
* Minimal fumes from alcohol and acetone (used when clean optics)
* Perform sedentary work at a workstation; continuous background noise from
equipment
* Transport optics to and from the necessary departments
Employment_Requirement
* This position requires compliance with ITAR Regulations; this person must
be a U.S. Citizen or a U.S. Permanent Resident
Optical Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce
diversity

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our
culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions
that improve lives around the world?

Posted Yesterday Full time R-00212

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