Stray light Optical Engineer

  • Job Location: München, Germany
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 14/05/2024

Optics Engineer Stray light

Responsibilities will include:

  • Stray light design, analysis and simulation of optical systems from early concept phases up to detailed design and during realisation

  • Technical interface to supplier and subcontractors to guide and monitor their development activities on the field of stray light

  • Definition of optical stray light verification, characterisation and correction strategies

  • Definition of optical stray light 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, characterisation 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

Qualifications required:

  • University degree or equivalent qualification in optics, physics, engineering or related technical discipline

  • Sound knowledge in the field of stray light analysis, design, characterisation and verification of complex optical systems

  • Experience in the development of space optical instruments, telescopes, spectrometers and interferometers

  • Proficient user of stray light 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

  • Excellent English skills, both written and verbal

Optional Skills

  • 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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