Careers

We want to give you the opportunity to succeed

Optonicus is a high technology company, located in Dayton, Ohio, working in the emerging technology areas of atmospheric sensing and imaging, adaptive optics, optical communications, coherent beam combining, and numerical performance analysis of atmospheric optics systems.   Optonicus has recently been awarded several new government contracts. The company’s Intelligent Fiber-Array system was selected as a finalist of the SPIE 2015 PRISM Award that recognizes the most innovative new products in optics and photonics.

These are opportunities to leverage your technical experience and interpersonal skills for something more than a simple paycheck.  If this sounds like the type of environment you are seeking at this point in your career, and if your background meets these qualifications, please apply.

We will offer a competitive salary, benefits and the potential for stock options with Optonicus. And, as we are a rapidly expanding organization, it means that significant opportunity exists for career advancement and professional development.

Please forward your confidential resume and cover letter to:

jobs@optonicus.com

PERSONAL PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY IS GUARANTEED.  No telephone calls please.  Qualified candidates will be contacted as appropriate.

Job Title: Opto-Mechanical Engineer

Location:  Dayton, Ohio.  Local candidates preferred

Job Type:  Employee, Full-Time

 Job Description:

Lead opto-mechanical design and analysis of complex systems including fiber-collimators, arrays of fiber-collimators and imaging systems.  Design, analyze and integrate laboratory prototype systems.  Develop technology and product concepts.  Produce engineering drawings for competitive bid from machine shops.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum B.S. Degree in Mechanical or Optical Engineering is required; advanced degree is a plus
  • 8-10 years of experience performing Product Design
  • The candidate must be proficient in SolidWorks, Solid Edge or other CAD software (Strong desire for SolidWorks experience)
  • Demonstrated skills and experience with Zemax or CodeV
  • Knowledge of geometrical tolerancing and dimensioning
  • Hands on experience in the fabrication and manufacturing of optical systems and/or components

Additional Information 

  • Prefer a strong background in geometrical optics
  • Knowledge of optical metrology and interferometry a plus
  • Machining experience (CNC machining) is a definite plus
  • Ability to work legally in the United States

Job Title: Electro-Optical Engineer

Location:  Dayton, Ohio.  Local candidates preferred

Job Type:  Employee, Full-Time

 Job Description:

Lead development, manufacturing and testing of electronic controllers/processors, sensors and data acquisition modules for various opto-electronic systems in the areas of adaptive optics, imaging, wavefront sensing, optical communications and directed energy. Participate and lead integration of electronic modules into optical systems, data collection, processing and analysis.  Participate and lead proposal development in these areas

Qualifications:

  • Minimum B.S. Degree in electro-optical, electrical/electronic engineering, physics, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience working in the area of opto-electronic and electronics system design including analog, digital and embedded systems
  • Experience in high frequency (MHz-GHz) electronic systems design. 
  • Knowledge in laboratory system testing and verification using ChipScope Pro, and laboratory test equipment (e.g. Logic Analyzer, Oscilloscope)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and strong analytical ability
  • Must be able to work effectively as part of a team and willing to travel occasionally to participate in field work and customer meetings

 Additional Information

  • Desired to have Digital system design using VHDL/Verilog for FPGAs
  • Experience with optical test and measurement equipment; assembling and evaluation of optical and  fiber-optic systems
  • Ability to work legally in the United States