Based in Edinburgh, the Optical Design Engineer will be focused on the design and development of Imaging based Optics focused towards the consumer electronics market, including mobile technology, tablets and laptops.
The Optical Design Engineer will be responsible for the development of beam shaping optics and ToF systems in near infrared of visible wavelength range. Other responsibilities will include coordinating the manufacturing implementation of lens designs for prototyping and mass production.
The successful candidate will have a good relevant Post Graduate Degree in Optics or Physics with an emphasis on Optical Systems Design. Other areas of interest include:
* Familiarity with the design of optics to perform illumination diffusing and flattening operations, including micro lens array, free form optics and diffractive optical elements
* LightTools and Zemax for Illumination lens design
* Optical Design for low cost high volume manufacturing using injection moulded polymers or replication techniques.
This position can be open to candidates at various levels in their careers, the core skills are required, but the position could be open to a candidate from a research background or commercial, Junior through to Team Lead.
The role offers a very comprehensive package with excellent benefits and salary available.
Optics, Optical Design, Zemax, Imaging.