Sr. Optical Design Engineer

  • Stealth Mode Startup Biotech
  • Newark, CA, USA
  • Jan 07, 2022
Full time Biotech

Job Description

High growth, pre-IPO company in stealth mode

Join a rapidly growing company that is developing ground-breaking genomics technologies that will push the boundaries in the clinical, life sciences research and therapeutic fields. We are well-funded by global top-tier investors, including venture capital firms and growth equity investors. Our team brings together unique and diverse expertise across multiple disciplines, from healthcare and life sciences, to engineering, to technology and software and beyond.  We are a collaborative group of more than 200 employees, including successful entrepreneurs, hardware and software engineers, genomics and biotechnology experts, molecular and computational biologists, software and algorithm experts, and operations and commercial leaders. Play an important role in the development and commercialization of technology and products that will accelerate our understanding of life, biology and disease and transform large industries.

We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Optical Design Engineer to join our team!

How You'll Contribute

  • Provide detailed tolerance analysis of optical systems to ensure performance requirements are achieved during manufacturing
  • Model imaging performance including errors from optics and camera noise to understand system entitlement.
  • Work with vendors of standard, OEM, and custom optical components
  • Diagnose optics related system problems and work with other functional groups to troubleshoot
  • Design and execute experiments to understand performance limitations and provide input for next generation solutions.
  • Investigate innovative designs and concepts to support product roadmap

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Education: MSc or PhD in Optics, Physics, or EE
  • > 5 years of experience with complex optical systems
  • Experience in design and manufacturing of custom optics
  • Experience with design software such as Zemax, Oslo, or CodeV
  • Solid understanding of imaging theory and microscopy
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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