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Optical Physicist Laser & Fiber Optics

Company: Affinity Executive Search
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job description: As a member of the technical staff in the Sensors and Imaging Systems Group, you will play a role in the development of Optics and Photonics hardware. You will work closely with a team of engineers and physicists to develop, prototype, and test cutting-edge sensor and imaging systems. You will be heavily involved with building prototypes and demonstrating minimum viable technology, as well as modeling, characterizing, and optimizing their performance. This is a hybrid position, with the expectation to spend time in the lab, performing hands on tasks with development hardware, as needed. Development hardware is often tested off site with customer oversight and the candidate will be expected to support this type of test program. You must be willing to work collaboratively, across multidisciplinary teams, and be able to communicate complex ideas to non-technical audiences. Qualifications: B.S. in physics, optics, or related discipline and a success oriented background are required Experience in fiber coupling, wavefront propagation, lasers, &optical communication is required Laboratory experience and experience with electrical and optical test and measurement equipment such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, function generators, free space and fiber coupled optic it preferred Competent in a programming language such as, but not limited to, Zemax POP, MATLAB, C++, Python, or R-soft etc. and be capable of writing software routines to run laboratory experiments including data collection, storage, and basic data reduction is required A highly self-motivation level and preference for failing fast is preferred Excellent written and oral communication skills are required Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a government security clearance. Qualifications: B.S. in physics, optics, or related discipline and a success oriented background are required Experience in fiber coupling, wavefront propagation, lasers, &optical communication is required Laboratory experience and experience with electrical and optical test and measurement equipment such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, function generators, free space and fiber coupled optic it preferred Competent in a programming language such as, but not limited to, Zemax POP, MATLAB, C++, Python, or R-soft etc. and be capable of writing software routines to run laboratory experiments including data collection, storage, and basic data reduction is required A highly self-motivation level and preference for failing fast is preferred Excellent written and oral communication skills are requiredApplicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a government security clearance. Why is This a Great Opportunity: As a member of the technical staff in the Sensors and Imaging Systems Group, you will play a role in the development of Optics and Photonics hardware.Salary Type : Annual SalarySalary Min : 150000Salary Max : 200000Currency Type : US Dollars

Keywords: Affinity Executive Search, Cambridge , Optical Physicist Laser & Fiber Optics, IT / Software / Systems , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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