Optical Designer Job in Fairport, New York


Optical Designer Job in Fairport, New York

Scope of Position:

Provide optical design for custom precision optical systems, serving as a key member of the product development team.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Work within multi-disciplined project teams to analyze, engineer & build lens systems from conception to completion.
  • Lens design form development of complex optical systems distilled from customer requirements.
  • Realization of a fabrication production strategy for multi element lens systems using custom sensitivity and tolerancing software.
  • Collaborate with system metrology engineers to develop appropriate test and optimization stations.
  • Provide optical design support to the manufacturing team.

Travel Requirements:

  • 10%. Typical travel includes training, networking opportunities, customer visits, and benchmarking activities as required.

Hours of work:

  • Typical work hours, M-F, 8am-5pm. Extra and off hours may be required during times of heightened project activity in order to meet deliverables.

Work location:

  • Is currently a hybrid In-Office and Work-From-Home arrangement and will revert to fully In-Office when CV19 restrictions are lifted.

Required Education/Experience:

  • 4-yr technical degree with the following order of preference: Optical Design, Optical Engineering; Physics
  • 2-3 years experience of applied optical design.
  • Experience in UV optical systems a plus.
  • Imaging and Illumination Systems preferred
  • Experience with optical design software packages such as CodeV (preferred), Zemax, OSLO, etc.
  • A solid foundation and understanding of aberration theory, geometrical optics and physical optics.
  • Knowledge with lens testing methods such as interferometry, modulation transfer function and wavefront sensing.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Confidence in interaction with all levels of the organization. (Production techs to Sr. Leadership)
  •  Ability to function on a product development team of multi-disciplinary engineers

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