Optical Engineer

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Laser & Optical Engineering

A developer of advanced Night Vision, Thermal Imaging, and Electro-Optical ISR systems for military and security applications is seeking a Senior Optical Engineer specialising in Instrumentation. With a substantial global presence, this company operates multiple offices and production sites internationally, ensuring its state-of-the-art products are utilized by armed and special forces worldwide.


  • Design and develop new test setups and stations for optical products.
  • Perform prototype characterization and adjustments on new products.
  • Collaborate with the production team to troubleshoot and interpret optical measurements.
  • Plan and execute Transfer of Technology projects.
  • Oversee new products from the design phase through to industrialization, including designing test setups, conducting measurements, troubleshooting, and final performance optimization.
  • Prepare technical documentation, including specifications and manuals for test stations.
  • Lead and participate in field trials.


  • M.Sc. Degree in Experimental Physics or Electrical Engineering with a specialization in Optics.
  • Proficiency in an optics laboratory environment.
  • Basic knowledge of Matlab and Labview programming.
  • Excellent command of the English language; knowledge of German is an advantage.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and an open-minded approach.

Additional Information:

  • Travel requirement: up to 3 weeks per year.

Darwin Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Maddison Jonas

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