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Associate Optical Engineer

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking an Associate Optical Engineer, in Westford, MA.

  • Support design of optical systems for high altitude remote sensing applications.
  • Support optical analysis of optical systems including MTF, Encircled Energy, and Transmitted WFE over varying environments and polarization.
  • Develop and execute alignment procedures for complex optical systems given the optical prescription and system requirements.
  • Support sensitivity analysis to quantify WFE as a function of component mis-alignment for optical testing.
  • Define wavefront error budgets for component and system-level performance.
  • Perform data analysis/processing using industry standard software (Zemax, Code V, 4Sight, MetroPro, MATLAB etc.)
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team of optical, mechanical and systems engineers in the implantation and execution of the system alignment and performance verification of high quality optical systems.

  • B.S. in Optical Engineering, Physics Required.
  • M.S in Optical Engineering, Physics, Preferred.
  • Astronomy or related also Preferred.


  • 1+ years of experience with Zemax or Code V Optical Design Software.
  • Experience with MATLAB or Python.
  • Experience in optical metrology.
  • Willingness and ability to work on a team and with minimal supervision.
  • Good technical documentation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Candidate Must be a US Citizen and must be able to obtain a security clearance.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with FRED Optical Engineering Software or Zemax Optic Studio Non-Sequential Software.
  • Experience with  MetroPro and  4Sight Optical Metrology Software.
  • Experience in optical alignment using interferometry, alignment telescopes, and theodolites.
  • Experience with LIDAR systems or other Laser applications.

Job Number: 1910107174
Job Location: Westford, MA
Per Diem: No
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 02/12/2020
Attention: Mike Flanery
Address: 50 FOUNDERS PLAZA STE 304
City, State: EAST HARTFORD, CT 06108
Phone: 860/289-2643
800 Phone: 866/636-4723
Fax Phone: 800/556-5284

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