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Job Ref:  204640966
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Essex
City:  Essex
Post Code:  SS14
Salary:  £43.48/hour
08/10/2016 02:20
Optical Engineer - Zemax

An Optical Engineer with is required to work on a three month contract (WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF EXTENSION) for our Defence client based in Basildon

This is an opportunity for an Optical Engineer to work for our aerospace client.

Overview of the Optical Engineer contract role

To conduct and supervise Optical Engineering Tasks in support of all current and future projects across the business.

The successful candidate will be required to conduct and direct specialist optical engineering activities in support of development and production projects to ensure timely delivery of high quality military electro-optic products. These activities include optical analysis and design using commercial tools as well as optical testing and measurement in laboratory and production environments. The role will require liaison with project teams in the generation of optical requirements and design concepts, as well as close technical liaison with optical component vendors.

An appreciation of the mechanical and electrical design aspects of electro-optical systems is beneficial and it is desirable that the candidate has experience working in a production environment.

Key skills required for the Optical Engineer

The candidate should have experience modelling or designing optical systems using appropriate commercial tools (e.g. ZEMAX, ASAP or equivalent). An advanced understanding of optical physics, especially around the design of LW lenses for cooled detectors is necessary, and a broad understanding and familiarity with a variety of optical systems is also required.

The role is based in Essex.

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