Laser R&D Engineer


Ref: 1403Monday 18 September 2023

£35,000 to £42,000 plus benefits

Enigma People Solutions is recruiting a R&D Engineer to become an important part of a leading photonics technology company that is a trusted partner to research teams around the world and is set to double from 16 to 30 people in 2023. Your role will be to contribute towards the enhancement and improvement of opto-mechanical systems design working in an innovative and intradisciplinary environment.

Our client specialising in the development and production of CW single frequency DPSS lasers that fill an important niche in both scientific and industrial markets covering the ultraviolet and visible wavelength ranges.

You will join a highly collaborative innovation team enjoying state-of-the-art cleanroom facilities, working with industry experts solving problems, and pushing technical boundaries every day. The team focusses on new research and generating and testing new ideas in the lab and through simulation. On a day-to-day basis you will be tasked to generate design packages analysing new ideas relevant to complex optical systems, including athermal imaging systems, spatial modulators and non-linear optics.

To be of interest you will be a problem-solver who is quick to learn and has a real passion for optical engineering.

Essential skills:

· Practical experience and understanding of laser alignment

· Experience with designing and modelling of complex optical systems, preferably using OpticStudio.

· Excellent analytical skills with an eye for detail and accuracy

· Ability to interpret detailed technical information and convey to colleagues and stakeholders

· Ability to multitask

· Work well within a team and interfacing with customers

· Degree in STEM subject

· Eligibility to work full-time in the UK

Desirable skills:

· PhD or MSc in relevant field in Physics or Engineering

· Experience in 3D design software packages: Solidworks, SolidEdge etc.

· Software experience in Python, C++, OpticStudio, COMSOL

On offer is the chance to join a thriving, highly collaborative company in an office based, full time, permanent role with employee benefits of Life Assurance and Critical Care.

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