optical design engineer.


What did you have for Breakfast???

A.      Donut and coffee

B.      Eggs and Bacon

C.       A  plate of creativity washed down with a tall glass of doing the impossible

If you answered C, we may just have a deal for you…

StingRay Optics, a leading supplier of state of the art imaging systems, is searching for an Optical Design Engineer. The ideal applicant is naturally intrigued by optical systems and is an adept problem solver.  Experience with infrared and multispectral systems as well as optical tolerancing, fabrication, and testing is essential.

The potential candidate’s background should include familiarity not only in the design of optical systems but also demonstrable experience in the simulation, refinement, and assembly of complex innovative optical systems from concept to product.  

Experience leading a team effort or project management is desired.

If you are a self-motivated team player passionate about addressing multifaceted challenges, you will find an exciting environment here at StingRay.  This position represents an opportunity for professional growth, challenge, and responsibility. The chosen team member will work with multi-discipline groups supporting programs through the application of optical design tools for the development and production phases of the prototype cycle.

Assignments may include optical design, optical analysis such as stray light analysis, optical tolerancing, prototype development with optical component suppliers, optical testing, troubleshooting systems during build/prototyping, and providing solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity.

Requirements:  Bachelors Degree or higher in Optics, Physics, or related discipline .  Two to four years related work experience in optical design or analysis and a proven track record of creative thinking. 

Proficiency in CODE V and/or Zemax, and MS Office, Excel and Matlab.

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance.  Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process.  Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement.