Optical Design Engineer

10 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Marc Temple
Clearance Level
Job Type
Do you have a background in Optical Design ? If so our client is looking for an experienced Optical Design Engineer to be a part of their High Energy Laser (HEL) team.
You will have a proven background in the design of optical systems as you will be actively involved in delivering designs and hardware relating to novel laser systems.

Knowledge, skills and Personal Qualities Required
The role requires both a theoretical and practical knowledge of optical design
Experience of research programmes involving modelling, experiment and trials
Expertise in laser optics at kW level, preferably including fibre lasers, beam quality management and opto/thermomechanical effects.
Understanding of issues affecting choice and design of optical materials, coatings on optics, connectors, mounting and tolerancing.
Experience of working with laboratory test and measurement equipment/instrumentation -
Experience in optical laser system design, theoretical and practical safety analysis using Matlab, Excel or similar.
Your skill and experience
Advise on the optical design aspects of novel laser systems including beam propagation & safety considerations
Undertake technical tasks relating to HEL related research. This will include system and sub-system design activities
Build on understanding capability and customers of the group to grow role and support succession planning.
Provide continuous communication of current and future projected workload to their line manager.
Build relevant domain knowledge of their particular area of project delivery.
Build on a comprehensive understanding of the range of capabilities within the capability group, as well as a wider network.
Essential Requirements
Extensive knowledge or experience in optical design of systems/sub-systems
Engineering/Technical/Scientific expertise through an appropriate technical experience or qualifications.
Optical Design Engineer
Location - Hampshire
Salary - Competitive (Depending on experience)
Key Words - Optical Design Engineer, Laser, Laser Optics, Laboratory, Matlab, Thermomechanical, Instrumentation, High Energy Laser (HEL).

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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