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POST DATE 10/12/2017
END DATE 1/4/2018

Superior Group Webster, NY

Webster, NY
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Bachelors Degree


Superior group is looking for Optical Design and Development Engineer for our client located in Webster, NY

Lead & participate in the planning and execution of lab experimentation to develop and validate critical parameters and specifications for laser imaging systems
Must be willing and comfortable to spend a significant amount of the work day in the lab to work to develop opto-mechanical & opto-electronic test methods and fixturing for critical parameter optimization & validation of high power laser diode imaging systems
Perform statistical analysis of lab data and demonstrate correlation with theoretical calculations
Direct & assist lab technicians to perform the optical alignment, optimization & validation testing of; optical subsystems, and imaging system debug & troubleshooting using a range of laboratory test equipment and fixtures (CCD cameras, fiber optic splicers, radiometers, spectral radiometers, interferometers and LabView-based software).
Some exposure to optical & mathematical modeling software is a plus (Code V, LightTools, Zemax, Matlab).

Required Skills / Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree
Minimum of 2 years’ experience as Optical Design and Development Engineer

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:

Master’s degree or PhD preferred in Optics, Optical Engineering or Physics
Familiarity with optical systems/ components and their design, lasers, image sensors with a minimum of 5 years hand-on experience
Independently perform these tasks when needed.
Implement basic problem solving to complex problems
Learn new lab instrumentation & document its operation
Be a team player, be responsive, have initiative, strong in communication and good Microsoft Office
Knowledge in Lab VIEW programming

Additional Information:

Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.

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EEO Employer - Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.


Superior Technical Resources, Inc. provides staff augmentation, direct placement, and outsourced human resource solutions. It offers a range of staffing services, including contract staffing, direct hire, pay rolling services, onsite staffing, and Web-based vendor management programs, as well as Web-enabled automated managed service programs in engineering, design, drafting, finance, human resources, management, information technology, and other professional/technical disciplines.

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