Senior Development Engineer Fibreoptic & Optoelectronics

  • Job Reference: BBBH1701
  • Date Posted: 24 December 2018
  • Recruiter: Imperative People
  • Location: Oxfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: neg + excellent bens
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Development Engineer / Senior Development Engineer - Fibreoptic and Optoelectronic Systems, optics, mechanics and electronics

Leading edge Technology Company specialising in the design, development and manufacture of custom optoelectronic solutions across a range of highly regulated markets, some requiring security clearance. A world leader in the manufacture of WDM's and encircled flux compliant products, they are now recruiting for a senior development engineer to join their expanding engineering team. This exciting and pivotal role will not only lead development projects for customers but be instrumental in developing future technologies.

Key Responsibilities

* Lead the development of laser, detector and fibre based optoelectronic devices from initial requirements through to manufacture
* Deliver technically complex projects on time and to budget and in line with company processes
* Sourcing appropriate devices for each application
* Develop and build relationships with technical and business experts internally and within the photonics industry
* Work closely with customers to advise, develop proposals and deliver products against their requirements
* Market and Commercial appreciation/understanding of drivers
* Provide reviews and reports for technical activities
* Ability to look ahead at new technologies and applications for the organisations broader capability

Qualifications and Experience

Ideally looking for someone with at least 3-5 years post grad experience under their belts

* Minimum Bachelor Degree in Physics, Electronics Engineering, Optics or related field
* Good experience of photonic/optoelectronic component design, development, qualification, manufacturing and characterisation (optical simulation: Zemax)
* Experience/knowledge of specific markets e.g. fibreoptic telecoms and/or test and measurement applications and products
* Good understanding/experience of fibre optic alignment techniques
* Working knowledge of engineering drawings
* Experience or knowledge of Labview
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to engage with customers on a deeply technical level
* Good knowledge and experience of current photonic packaging processes and their capabilities
* Able to work as part of a team or autonomously as the job requires
* High integrity, self-motivated, self-starter who takes initiative and is able to manage their own time and priorities
* PC Literate (Word, Excel etc.)

Some UK and international travel will be involved and you will need a valid British or EU passport. This is an excellent opportunity for a technically minded, commercially aware, ambitious individual who is sensitive to the needs of both clients and colleagues.

Form more information and to apply please call Luke Quinn on 01908 803379 or apply with CV now.