Optical Straylight Engineer

  • Job Location: Munich, Germany
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 14/01/2022

Daily tasks:

•Straylight design, analysis and simulation of optical systems from early concept phases up to detailed design and during realization
•Technical interface to supplier and subcontractors to guide and monitor their development activities on the field of straylight
•Definition of optical straylight verification, characterization and correction strategies
•Definition of optical straylight requirements for optical systems, subsystems and equipment
•Definition and conduction of trade studies to support optical design decisions, support in the generation of proposals and planning for future projects
•Presentation of the results of your work in internal and external meetings with the customers
•Support on system level and perform on sub-system level the opto-mechanical integration, alignment, characterization and test activities in clean rooms, as well as bread boarding in the optics lab
•Establish and maintain the technical documentation related to the optical and opto-mechanical tasks
•Support in the further development of optical design processes and tools, as well as core competences and enabling technologies


•University degree or equivalent qualification in optics, physics, engineering or related technical discipline
•Sound knowledge in the field of straylight analysis, design, characterization and verification of complex optical systems
•Experience in the development of space optical instruments, telescopes, spectrometers and interferometers
•Proficient user of straylight analysis software like ASAP or FRED and of optical design software like ZEMAX (NSC) and Code V
•Experience in scripting with Python (and MatLab)
•Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural and multi-language team
•Ability to work simultaneously in different projects
•Ability to quickly establish rapport, build trust, and develop working relationships with other team members, customers and vendors
•Organized and structured attitude and process-oriented thinking
•High degree of motivation and personal identification with the respective task and project
•Excellent English skills, both written and verbal
•Experience in space-flight industry, preferably with ESA or DLR projects
•Experience of working in clean room environment from ISO5 to ISO 8

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


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