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Electrical / Electronics


Senior Optical Engineer  Redmond, WA  Posted: 8/20/2021
Job Description

Job Number:

315569

Category:

Electrical / Electronics


Details:

A Senior Optical Engineer role located in Redmond, WA is currently available through Belcan. The Senior Optical Engineer will work directly with Optical and Systems engineers as well as with the Electrical and Mechanical Engineering teams. You will be responsible for optical modelling, optical testing, and system analysis for automotive lidar products. develop firmware for state of are scanned laser products. This position will be responsible for a range of development activities from initial concept development, to prototype testing, through production release. A successful candidate will work in close collaboration with Digital RTL, MEMS, Electrical engineers, and software application engineers to deliver new products.

Senior Optical Engineer job duties:

* Develop and analyze micro-optical models in Zemax for product development and concept
studies
* Develop and validate optical performance models in Matlab and Simulink
* Design and develop optics for lidar products from conceptual design through manufacturing
release (beam shaping, wavelength or polarization combining, distortion correction)
* Design and execute testing of optical components, diode lasers, optical sub-systems and
complete products. Report results to engineering team and management

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

* BS in Optical Engineering or related field
* 7+ years of product focused optical engineering
* 5+ years of Zemax designing experience
* Proven Experience with optical scanning systems
* Experience supporting optical products from the concept stage through final release
* Demonstrated experience using Zemax, Code V, or related design system for geometric optics
(sequential and nonsequential) physical optics, optimization, tolerancing and sensitivity analysis
* Experience with equipment methods for aligning complex optical systems
* Experience designing lenses, free form optics and beam shaping optics for laser systems
* Experience with equip and instrumentation to measure optical power, beam characteristics,
polarization, bean alignment, etc.
* Hands on experience with laser diodes, lenses, prisms, and other optical components to build
and test prototypes and components
* Knowledge of Python and Matlab
* Experience with basic statistics, writing and executing detailed test plans, and preparing
technical reports
* Solid communication and problems solving skills, ability to understand complex systems and
ability to work in a fast-paced environment
* Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English
* Excellent knowledge of C and C++
* Passion for hands-on problem solving
* Proficiency in Python and/or other modern scripting and automation languages
* Familiarity with MicroC/OS or Embedded Linus
* Understanding programming/debugging real time embedded devices with ARM microcontrollers
* Knowledge of engineering best practices for the full product development lifecycle, including
design reviews, coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes,
and testing
* Solid communication, ability to understand complex systems and work in a fast-paced
environment
* Bootloader or Secure Boot experience a plus
* Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English


If you are interested in this Senior Optical Engineer role located in Redmond, WA please apply via the 'apply now' link provided.

Belcan is a global supplier of engineering, technical recruiting, and IT services to customers in the aerospace, industrial, and government sectors. Belcan engineers" better outcomes through adaptive and integrated services-from jet engines, airframe, and avionics to heavy vehicles, chemical processing, and cybersecurity. Belcan takes a partnering approach to provide customer-driven solutions that are flexible, scalable, and cost-effective. Our unique capabilities have led to continuous growth and success for over 60 years. We are a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, pregnancy or age.

 



 

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