Senior Optical AIT Engineer

  • Job Location: Munich, Germany
  • Type: Contract
  • Posted: 16/11/2021

The optical AIT (Assembly Integration and Test) team is responsible to produce the required theoretical optical performance of the real existing space instrument flight hardware in the clean room. This is done in cooperation with other groups of the AIT using the hardware procured by other entities of the company.

Task description:

•Starting at the beginning of a project O-AIT is involved in most stages of the project, from quotation, inputs to design and AIV engineering as we as support to procurement of flight hardware and performance engineering. This is important to enable an efficient AIT and AIV process in the realization phases of the project.
•The amount of time spent in the office and in the clean room depends on the size of the project and the project phase. In general, more time is spent in the office for preparation than for hands on work.
•As all AIT work is a team effort as good team spirit is expected and is key to success in collaboration within the AIT disciplines and to other departments inside the company.
•Depending on the phase and size of the project, it might be required to do shift work during test or integration times onsite or in other facilities.
•It will also be required to travel, to visit customers, suppliers or test facility locations all over Europe also for longer periods of time (weeks).

Needed Knowledge/Experience:

•Theoretical knowledge of optics, optical alignment, optical Metrology, optical instrumentation (Interferometers, Theodolites, Wavefront Sensors, Illumination setups, Lasers Fibers, Optical detectors), optical tolerancing, handling of optics
•Knowledge of mechanics: being able to read mechanical drawings, able to describe to mechanical engineers what O-AIT needs for mounting of optical parts and opto-mech. setups or layouts as well as mechanical tolerancing
•Basic knowledge of electrical topics to be able to handle hardware in the clean room
•Contemporary Software use
•Experience with hands on work with opto mech assemblies, like setting up opt-mechanical instrumentation on in lab environment
•Experience in leading a small technical team with or without disciplinary power

Capital International Staffing Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


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