Optical R&D Engineer

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Optical R&D Engineer

  • Post Date:19/01/2022
  • Apply Before: 20/06/2022
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  • Salary 4000-5000
    Experience Mid (3 - 5 yrs), Senior (5 - 10 yrs)
    Working time Full-time
  • Tasks ● Design optical and photonic system using PlanOpsims software with a focus on metalenses ● Communicating simulation result to customers and colleagues ● Developing optical simulation features into ready-to-implement recipes ● Writing technical and scientific articles and documentation ● Provide scientific and technical assistance to software users ● Occasional travel to project meetings and technical conferences (maximum 5%)
    Requirements R&D, Metamaterials, Zemax, MSc, Optics
    Additional Qualifications Business development, Programming
  • Type of contract Contract of employment
    Contract duration Indefinite period
    Languages Enlish: fluent Dutch: considered a plus
  • Start of work 19.01.2022
    Possible locations Ghent, Belgium
    Employee benefits Early stage join, Reimbursement of transportation, Ecocheques
  • Business trips 2 or 3 conference trips or project meetings per year
    Remote work Remote work is allowed up to 60%.
    Recruitment process The recruitment process consists of 2 interviews. 1) Initial interview with the founder 2) Second interview with Founde rand technical team 3) Contract offer
Kerkstraat 108, Gentbrugge Gent, Belgium
Job Description

As Optical Engineer, you will reinforce the PlanOpSims optics & photonics applications team.
You will be responsible for execution of optics/photonics R&D projects using numerical simulation software like the PlanOpSim application or other commercial software such as ZEMAX ray-tracing.

Occasionally you will design and construct optical measurement setups to support your designs.

You will support the software development team by developing and documenting new simulation methods and improvements to existing methods. You will act as voice-of-the-user toward software development and translate user-level requirements to feature descriptions.

You will write technical and scientific articles. You will support PlanOpsims software users with scientific and technical advice.

Typical tasks will include:

  • Design optical and photonic system using PlanOpsims software with a focus on metalenses
  • Communicating simulation result to customers and colleagues
  • Developing optical simulation features into ready-to-implement recipes
  • Writing technical and scientific articles and documentation
  • Provide scientific and technical assistance to software users
  • Occasional travel to project meetings and technical conferences (maximum 5%)