AIT Engineer Optics

  • Job Location: Switzerland
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 25/01/2023

includes development tests on breadboards and engineering models as well as
the definition, preparation and execution of qualification and acceptance test
campaigns at equipment level according to ECSS standards, coordination of the
activities and be the interface to the project management and the other
disciplines like system engineering, design and product assurance.

 Definition of assembly, integration and test activities for free space optical
communication systems and sub-systems
 Planning, organising and leading the integration and test campaigns on
unit and system level
 Preparation of AIT plans and procedures
 Definition of test specifications
 Definition of equipment required to perform the AIT activities
 Alignment of optics and verification of performance parameters
 Definition and contribution to the development of automated test
 Preparation of test documentation
 Presentation of results in internal and external reviews

Degree in Optics, Experimental-, Laser- or Applied Physics or similar with
funded background in testing of optics and optical systems.

Technical skills:
 Hands-on experience with optics and optical measurement techniques
 Experience in measuring optical performance parameters like WFE,
transmission, polarisation, pointing, etc.
 Experienced with fiber optics and fiber optical applications including
Gaussian beam optics
 Familiar with analysis and data acquisition tools
 Programming skills and experience with tools like MATLAB or Python
Company confidential when completed 2
 Experience in development and testing of opto-electronic equipment
for space applications
 Familiar with system engineering methods
 Familiar with optic design tools like Zemax, Code V, ASAP, or others
 Experience in the field of optical communication
 Experience in environmental testing (vibration, shock, thermal,
 Experienced in vacuum technology and operation of thermal and
vacuum chambers
 Experience of working in cleanroom conditions
Other skills:
 Team player in a multidisciplinary environment
 Good physical constitution with the requirements for working in
cleanroom and dexterity for fine alignment and assemblies
 Flexible and eager to work in a multicultural group

Good command of English, both verbal and written; German or French would
be an advantage

Ideally several years of experience as Development or Test Engineer in the field
of development and testing of optical systems

40 h per week
 Frequently working in lab / cleanroom environment
 Occasional travel to support test campaigns at external facilities
 Occasional travel to meetings and reviews with customer or suppliers

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


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