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Physicist (25255)


Optical Systems, Sensor Design, Numerical Modelling

As a Physicist you will work as part of multi-disciplinary teams on a wide range of challenging projects, bringing to bear your deep physical understanding in areas such as; optics, electromagnetism and sensor technologies to design and develop the next generation of breakthrough products.


Physicists work alongside electronic, software and mechanical engineers, designers and project managers on client assignments, often on more than one project simultaneously and in different team roles. They apply their understanding of technical fundamentals to establish what functionality is physically possible and how this might be implemented; and define and execute theoretical and practical work in collaboration with other disciplines to prove and develop these ideas.


Essential -

  • Excellent first and/or postgraduate degree in Physics or a closely related subject, and desire to apply this to practical product development
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A collaborative approach and appetite to learn and develop

The following are highly desirable, particularly for more experienced candidates:

  • Knowledge of optical system design
  • Wide-ranging experience with sensor technologies and their practical implementation
  • Experience with numerical modelling for electromagnetic, optical or fluidic simulation, and generic software tools such as MATLAB and Python
  • Broad understanding of other engineering disciplines, including electronics, software and mechanical engineering
  • Industry experience in commercial product development

Please note: even if you don't have exactly the background indicated, do contact us now if this type of job is of interest - we may well have similar opportunities that you would be suited to. And of course, we always get your permission before submitting your CV to a company.