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Sr. Optical Design Engineer

Job Category:R&D Engineering
Location(s):Fremont (CA, US)
Closing Date:March 31, 2023


Sr. Optical Design and Test Engineer Level III or IV:

Gooch & Housego is a world leader in the design and manufacture of customized photonics components and modules for industrial, avionic, and medical OEMs .At our Fremont, CA Facility, we are looking for a motivated Individual to work in a team of Design Engineers interacting closely with Production, Sales and Process Engineering to help create, test and refine Acousto- and Electro-Optic Products through release-to-Manufacturing. Because of the unique Products G&H sells, the Job will initially focus on all technical aspects of Prototype build and characterization, and evolve over time into Product Design dependent on the Candidates experience and aptitude.

We are looking for an Individual with:

  • Bachelors or Masters in Science or Engineering
  • Professional Experience 5-10 years in laser or optics industry.

hands-on experimental experience in a Laser laboratory

excellent interpersonal and communication skills

strong analytical thinking

Required and Useful Skills

  1. Hands on experience with Opto-mechanical assemblies
  2. Theoretical understanding of optical beam diffraction
  3. Gaussian beam and/or Ray trace modelling a plus
  4. RF back-ground a plus (Impedance transformation circuits)
  5. MatLab or equivalent
  6. Thermal modelling experience a plus
  7. UV and/or MIR optical experience a plus