Senior Optical Systems Engineer

Type: Permanent Added: 15th August 2023 Location: United Kingdom
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Our clients are seeking a proactive engineer to lead the development of next-generation spacecraft Optical Payloads within the Optical Team. The role involves guiding optical system design, managing work packages, and collaborating with cross-disciplinary teams. Key responsibilities include end-to-end system development, defining technical requirements, managing budgets and schedules, and mitigating risks.

Candidates should have experience in space Optical Engineering, opto-mechanics, and related fields. Proficiency in Optic Studio (Zemax) and FRED, as well as design and analysis software (SolidWorks, Ansys, SigFit, Python), is required. A BSc in Optics, Physics, Engineering, or related fields, along with practical optical or spacecraft experience, is preferred.

The role is based at the Head Office, offering hybrid and flexible work options. The benefits package includes 32 days of holiday, a pension plan, medical insurance, a bonus scheme, and more.