RF / Optical Development Engineer

Dependent on experience
18 Feb 2019
18 Mar 2019
Debra Fong
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced RF or Optical Design and Development Engineer looking for a new exciting opportunity?

We are currently looking for a RF Development and Optical Development Engineer to join a leading company based in West Lothian.

As the RF or Optical Development Engineer you will be working on all product stages including research and development, design for manufacture and testing of 3D optical components.


Your duties as the RF or Optical Design and Development Engineer will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Reporting to the Technical Director, you will be working closely with the technology team to design and fabricate waveguide-based components delivering innovation to my client's customers.

2. You will be responsible for performing full life-cycle product development, includiong design, develop, test, manufacture and qualification.

3. As the optical design engineer, you will design and develop optical integrated circuit systems and components, and as the RF development engineer, you will be responsible for the design and development of RF micro-wave waveguide components and assemblies.

4. Additionally, alongside design and development, you will be responsible for producing outline designs and new concepts, as well as prepare and produce reports and documentation.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the RF Development and Optical Development Engineer we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant Masters or PhD in Physics or Engineering as well as a solid technical background in photonics and optical waveguides.

2. A working knowledge and practical experience with commercial optical design software packages such as BEAMPROP and experience with optical test requirements is required.

3. Proven industry experience in direct write laser technology or laser machining as well as experience of design simulation of waveguides would be an advantage.

Key Words: Optical Design and Development Engineer | RF Development Engineer | Radio Frequency | Photonics | Laser Engineering | Telecoms | Physics | Optics | Research and Development

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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