Optical Engineer

NEW!  posted: 11/10/2023

Position summary:


Because all the company behaves as a team some days you’ll find yourself performing experiments in the lab or collaborating in unique developments while some others you’ll be helping production team improving the processes or purchasing department qualifying new suppliers.

This is an opportunity for someone to participate in the growth of the company and we are looking for a motivated self-starter to help take the company to the next level.

Position reports to: PMO



  • Participate in the design and development of prototype laser and electro-optical systems.
  • Design and integrate optical and electro-optical test setups.
  • Independently test electro-optic design concepts, analyze data, and report results.
  • Support the design and de-bug of test and build fixturing.
  • Develop and document build and test procedures.
  • Provide progress updates and maintain timelines for multiple projects.
  • Support the purchasing department with the selection of suppliers for components and supplier qualification.
  • Work with Production team to ameliorate build process issues such as yield and consistency.
  • Work with Quality team to troubleshoot issues, provide failure analysis, and incorporate customer feedback into design improvements.
  • Work with Sales in the proposal process and as technical expert with the customer
  • Occasional travel for projects development.
  • Prepare technical papers and dissemination content together with the communication department.
  • Be up to date with state of the art of competing technologies.

Desired technical skills:


  • S. or M.S. in Engineering, Physics, Optics or related scientific/technical area
  • Three years of hands-on industry or laboratory experience with assembly, alignment, test, and troubleshooting of lasers, electro-optical systems, and optical setups.
  • Knowledge of general laser principles including diode lasers and DPSS laser technology.
  • Knowledge of free-space beam propagation and shaping using reflective and refractive elements, acousto-optics, and electro-optics.
  • Ability to independently do comprehensive in-lab hands-on experimentation and data analysis.


Other requirements:


  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Familiarity with Laser and optical design and modelling basic principles is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Laser Safety Protocols is a plus.
  • Familiarity with project management principles.
  • Familiarity with common industry software tools such as Zemax, Excel, BeamGage, LabVIEW and SolidWorks is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Design for Reliability including process development is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Industrialization of products including qualification protocols is a plus.
  • Availability to work flexible time
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Being a team-player with good adaption to a changing environment.
  • Applicants must be legally able to work in the EU



***Applications enclosing CV and motivation letter are welcome by e-mail to fran.ruiz@monocrom.com

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