Job title: R&D Engineer (Optics)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Electronics
Skills: Optics Photonics Lasers Zemax Research & Development R&D Design
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Singapore
Job published: 2021-10-11
Job ID: 32464
Contact email:

Job Description


  • Designs, develops, builds and tests systems and products based on optic, photonic and laser technologies.
  • Interacts with device, hardware and software design teams to assist in overall development of optical systems; specifying, selecting and qualifying active and passive optical components, developing and benchmarking system performance models, developing and implementing test procedures and/or evaluating and selecting appropriate test instrumentation.
  • Provides multi-discipline support to instrumentation production by resolving technical issues associated with components, parts, products or systems; testing of new and existing designs and documentation of changes through a formal engineering change notification process.
  • Provide recommendations for cost reduction efforts when required. May apply quantitative analysis in determining root cause of highly technical problems and propose, develop and implement solutions for corrective action
  • Provide technical leadership. Lead engineering efforts in product/technology transfers
  • Provide technical support to ensure smooth introduction of new developed products to volume manufacturing ramp up, including training of manufacturing personnel with documented work instructions.



  • PhD or Masters in Engineering discipline or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of engineering work experience in photonics devices or systems-related field
  • Skilled in laser systems, optics, photonics components.
  • Skilled in optics modeling software such as Zemax is a plus.
  • Experienced in manufacturing methodologies and procedures is a plus
  • Possess good interpersonal, analytical and communication skills
  • Must be a good team player and possess excellent structured problem-solving skills