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Senior Optical Engineer (Computational Optics)

Company: Double Helix Optics
Location: Boulder
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Double Helix Optics, an innovator in 3D imaging technologies, seeks a Sr Optical Engineer to join a growing dynamic team expanding the boundaries of 3D Imaging and ranging technology.This job will focus on hands-on product development from prototyping to design transfer for product manufacturing. -Double Helix utilizes computational optical imaging approaches to capture and render high resolution 3D images at microscopic and macroscopic scales. The candidate filling this position will be responsible for the design, development and testing of optical systems at the intersection of hardware and computational optics algorithms to realize optical imaging systems optimized for 3D imaging with enhanced functionality and performance. The ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of optical design, including imaging and illumination optics design, that accounts for assembly and alignment of optical components/subsystems, and optical performance optimization.Primary Responsibilities

  • -Participate in concept development, optical design, opto-mechanical implementation, performance modeling, integration, testing, and characterization
  • Lead implementation of design concepts to working models and prototypes through to manufactured product
  • Perform analyses, simulations, and experiments to verify that the chosen design will meet all system requirements
  • Work with manufacturing partner to ensure optimal system builds
  • Perform product unit testing and inspection
  • Research vendors, technology, and competitive products -Technical Qualifications
    • Well versed in a broad range of optics concepts including geometrical optics, physical optics, optical illumination, and optical alignment techniques. Specific experience in microscopy modalities including epifluorescence, light sheet, structured illumination, and high content screening is a plus.
    • Experience in modeling optical systems for system optimization, tolerancing and performance.
    • Strong experience in design and build of high quality and reliable optical imaging systems
    • Strong knowledge of ray tracing tools such as Zemax or CodeV required.
    • Strong MATLAB experience required. - -Background Qualifications
      • -Ph.D. or master's degree in optics, or related field with 4+ years' relevant work experience in optical system design
      • Strong candidates will demonstrate a track record of successful product development experience
      • Highly self-motivated and a solid team player with excellent oral and written communication skills.
      • Quick learner, able and interested in acquiring new skills and competences.
      • Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively with internal and external teams.

Keywords: Double Helix Optics, Boulder , Senior Optical Engineer (Computational Optics), Engineering , Boulder, Colorado

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