Jr. Optical Engineer

Company Details

Leveraging space technology to improve life on Earth


  • Model, perform simulations and analysis of lenses, telescopes, filters, and of optical sensor components for imaging systems in visible and near infrared light (ray tracing, Fourier optics, radiometry).
  • Perform tolerance analysis and manufacturing feasibility studies for new optical payloads.
  • Define and develop quality metrics and acceptance criteria for the optical payloads.
    Suggest improvements in optomechanical design of our lenses and cameras to simplify manufacturing processes and improve manufacturing quality.
  • Assist in the definition and engineer acceptance criteria, quality metrics and acceptance procedures for external suppliers.
  • Collaborate with mechanical engineers in optomechanical design of space optical systems components.
  • Collaborate with mechanical engineers in the development of optical alignment, integration and calibration procedures.


  • Degree in applied mathematics, physics or similar field of study or equivalent work experience.
  • Programming experience (preferably in Python)


  • You are skilled in scientific computing and you have a general appeal for modeling
  • Good scripting and automation skills
  • Advanced English proficiency levels.
  • Willingness to learn working Spanish
  • Capacity to learn continuously and passion for pushing the limits.

What we value

  • Experience with ray tracing optical design software (Zemax preferred).
  • Experience in basic image processing techniques
  • Experience with mechanical CAD software (Nx preferred).
  • Availability to travel to suppliers or manufacturing plant as required

Tagged as: CAD, zemax, code v, NX, Matlab, python

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