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Job Overview:

We are seeking a motivated Optical Engineer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, and testing optical systems. As an Optical Engineer, you will play a crucial role in advancing our optical technologies, contributing to cutting-edge projects, and ensuring the success of our organization.


  1. Optical System Design:
  • Develop innovative and efficient optical systems based on project requirements.
  • Utilize optical design software and simulation tools to optimize system performance.
  • Conduct feasibility studies and provide input on design constraints.
  1. Testing and Validation:
  • Plan and execute optical tests to validate system performance and compliance with specifications.
  • Analyse test results and iterate designs to achieve optimal performance.
  1. Research and Development:
  • Stay abreast of the latest advancements in optical technologies and incorporate relevant innovations into projects.
  • Contribute to research initiatives aimed at pushing the boundaries of optical engineering.
  1. Collaboration:
  • Work closely with interdisciplinary teams, including system engineers, mechanical engineers and AIT engineers to achieve project goals.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to team members.


  • Master’s or Ph.D. in Optical Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in designing and developing optical systems and components.
  • Familiarity with optical design software (e.g., Zemax, Code V) and simulation tools.
  • Experience in the testing and validation of optical systems.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in optical modeling and simulation.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Familiarity with relevant industry standards and regulations.

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