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Optical Engineer

Freedom Photonics
Santa Barbara, California 93117
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Freedom Photonics LLC is a world-leading photonics company based in the Santa Barbara area. We are a supplier of high-end, cutting-edge photonic solutions that span a broad application range, from demanding optical communications systems and optical sensing to atomic and quantum sensing and quantum information systems. We are seeking to add to our world-class team in Santa Barbara, and are looking for an Optical Engineer.

No sponsorship will be provided for immigration or work visa related to this position.   

Job Description:

The Optical Engineer will participate in the design and implementation of semiconductor laser packages, assembly and test fixturing, optical mounting solutions, and associated fabrication and assembly processes for prototype and volume production high power laser diode modules.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Production of detailed optical designs and prototype procurement and test
  • Optical alignment, integration, characterization and testing of optical systems
  • Development of package assembly processes; design and implementation of assembly stations
  • Support the design and assembly of laser test and characterization stations
  • Documentation of design work and participation in technical report writing
  • Interfacing with other team members, vendors, and customers
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Optical design experience using Zemax, CodeV, FRED, OSLO, or similar tools
  • Demonstrated ability to work with suppliers to meet technical, schedule, and cost requirements
  • Familiarity with principles of design of experiment, engineering statistics
  • Hands-on experience in components, tools, and practices used in optics such as lens mounting, imaging systems, laser operation and cooling, optical metrology, etc.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • BS degree in Optical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering or related technical field
  • Advanced degree or work experience
  • Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to cooperate and collaborate with co-workers, managers and vendors

All CVs sent in response to this job posting will become property of Freedom Photonics LLC.

Freedom Photonics is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

No sponsorship will be provided for immigration or work visa related to this position.   


Posted: 2020-07-09 Expires: 2020-08-08

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