Optical Laser Systems Scientist - R&D

Vector Resourcing
£28000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits + Relocation Available
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A brand new role for a talented Physicist / Electronics Engineer with a background in the design and test of optical laser-based systems has been created at a world class R&D company based in Oxfordshire. This is an exceptional opportunity to be a key figure in ground-breaking research project dedicated to developing state of the art applications for Optical Laser Systems including devices, displays, lighting, automotive and robotics. The company is an excellent employer offering excellent training and development opportunities, a respect for the work/life balance and of course an attractive financial rewards package.

The research arm of this global electronics company are well known for their ground breaking research which has contributed to the advancement in technologies that are now in everyday use the world over. They are dedicated to continuing their research, investing heavily to ensure their products are on the forefront of science and engineering in decades to come.

Once such area they are focusing on is optical laser based systems and how these can be incorporated into the next -generation of devices such as display technologies and ultra-efficient lighting . To support this research they are looking for a Laser Scientist / Engineer with experience of Optical Laser Systems to design and simulate systems before building and testing prototypes to prove concepts.

This is a brand new role offering excellent career and personal development prospects in addition to a competitive salary and benefits package. Though commercial experience is desirable, it is not essential as the company would consider recent Masters / PhD graduate with experience of optical laser systems through their academic studies.

To be considered for the role of Optical Laser Systems Scientist you need the following:

* A minimum of a master's degree in Physics, Engineering or Mathematics ( MEng, MPhys etc)
* Experience of laser diode beam, geometric optics and phosphor light conversation.
* An aptitude for design & simulation of complex optical and opto-electronic laser based systems using ZEMAX, LightTools or similar
* Experience of software code development in C++, Matlab or similar
* A keen interest in laser based systems and ideally Laser light sources.
* Excellent communication skills

Job Role - Optical Laser Systems Scientist / Laser Systems Engineer

Salary - £28.5k - £37.5k plus excellent benefits package including Relocation Assistance if required

Vacancy location: Oxfordshire (commutable from Oxford, Abingdon, Newbury, Reading, Swindon, High Wycombe, Bicester etc)