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Senior Optical Design Engineer (24073)

to £55k DoE + top benefits

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optical design, simulation, modelling, Oxford, Zemax, CodeV, MATLAB, top quals

This company produces state-of-the-art optical equipment and tools that are in high demand around the world, and are already having a disruptive impact in the world of virtual and augmented reality products. They are now seeking an experienced Optical Design Engineer to join their team, based in modern, high-tech offices just outside the dreaming spires of Oxford city.

Successful candidates will contribute to the iteration of ongoing product lines, as well as undertake design and modelling projects of new commercial ideas and technologies. To be considered, your CV will need to demonstrate:

  • A strong numerate degree, and ideally post-graduate qualifications, in optics or physical sciences, from a top-ranking Russell Group university (i.e. good A-levels too!).
  • Commercial experience designing optics for real-world applications, including metrology / testing processes on an optical table.
  • Numerical modelling for optics, including fluency with Zemax or CodeV, and experience with MATLAB, MultiPhysics and/or LabVIEW.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills demonstrated by successful commercial projects and interactions in client-facing roles.

On offer for the right candidate is an excellent salary and benefits package, together with opportunity to work in state-of-the-art facilities in a growing and commercially successful company. A small degree of international travel may be required. Interested in finding out more? Send your CV to ECM now!

Keywords: optical design, simulation, modelling, Oxford, Zemax, CodeV, MATLAB, top quals

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