Senior Optical Engineer

Recruiter
Ceema Technology Recruitment Limited
Location
Edinburgh
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced Optical Engineer? Exciting opportunity to join a leading aerospace company within the Edinburgh area

Job Description

The Senior Optical Engineer will join a world class optics and laser development team which provides leading-edge solutions into the global defence sector. The extensive product range includes targeting lasers, stabilised laser delivery systems, electro-optic countermeasures solutions and electro-optic targeting and surveillance systems. This position has been created during an exciting period of technology development and business growth, resulting in real opportunities for continuous career development for the motivated individual.

The successful candidate will be involved in the research, design, development and manufacture phases of the product lifecycle. The optical engineer assumes responsibility for the delivery of all optical design aspects of a product whilst working within a multidisciplinary project team where they will collaborate closely with other domain experts. They champion rigorous optical engineering approaches and drive the delivery of robust and cost-effective design solutions. They are often required to liaise with the customer community and have regular interactions with the external supply chain.

The optical engineer contributes to system architecture definition, specifies and develops optical designs, carries out analyses and performance simulations, supports the integration and test of systems and works closely with manufacturing colleagues and suppliers to ensure the delivery of high quality products.

At senior level, the engineer is expected to have considerable experience in modelling or designing optical systems using appropriate commercial tools such as ZEMAX, ASAP or equivalent. A good grounding in classical optics principles is required and knowledge of lasers is an advantage. An appreciation of the mechanical and electrical design aspects of electro-optical systems is beneficial and the optical engineer should have good practical laboratory skills.

Here at Ceema we like to offer a personal bespoke package towards both our candidates and clients alike, by doing this we establish a good rapport which enables us to best suit the candidates abilities and preferences to our client's needs. We find that our current clientele prefer this service through an established local agent. Please take your time to visit our website.

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