Job Title
Optomechanical Design Engineer - Sensor Systems
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Job Description

Optomechanical Design Engineer/Sensor Systems

N. California 120-150k plus package, excellent benefits

Rudzinsky Associate’s client is doing exciting cutting edge research in autonomous systems, and photonics/optics play a big part!  Work on really cool stuff in a great supportive, employee centric environment!


  • Design, simulate, and prototype both optical and mechanical components for innovative optical systems for use in automotive and robotics applications - imaging lenses to fiber-coupling systems to diffractive/holographic optical elements (DOEs)
  • Thermal, mechanical, and assembly tolerance analysis, as well as DFM for all designs
  • Responsible for bringing up, testing, and validating your own designs
  • Work on a collaborative and multidisciplinary team
  • Experience w/ Lidar systems a plus


  • B.S. or M.S. in Physics, Applied Physics, Optics, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering and 10 years of industry experience (5 years for PhDs in relevant fields)
  • Knowledge of beam steering methods and systems
  • Experience with optical circulators, mixers, splitters, interferometers, etc.
  • Experience with optical and mechanical CAD software packages e.g. Code V, LightTrans, SolidWorks, COMSOL, etc.

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