Full-Time

Optical Engineer

Posted on 6/8/2024

Science

Science

51-200 employees

Develops medical technologies for blindness treatment

Biotechnology

Mid, Senior

Alameda, CA, USA

Requirements
  • 4+ years designing and testing complex optical systems
  • Thorough understanding of geometrical optics, wave optics, and imaging systems
  • Proficiency with optical design software (e.g., Zemax, Code V, FRED), including sequential and non-sequential ray tracing, tolerancing, and stray light analysis
  • Proficiency building and characterizing optical systems
  • Experience with lens design
  • Proficiency with Python or C++
  • High level of attention to detail and intrinsic motivation
  • Bachelor's degree in Optical Engineering or a related field. Advanced degree is a plus
Responsibilities
  • Design lenses and optical components for ophthalmic devices and wearable AR/VR type devices with Zemax
  • Generate and finalize engineering specifications and error budgets for systems and subsystems in collaboration with team members
  • Build, characterize, and refine complex optical systems and subsystems
  • Apply rapid prototyping, testing, and analysis to assess feasibility of novel optical components
  • Build test fixtures and develop metrology as needed
  • Assemble and troubleshoot prototypes and beta-release medical devices

Science is an early stage company focused on developing advanced medical technologies to address serious blindness due to photoreceptor loss. Their product utilizes advanced medical devices and modern tools to drive progress in medical technology development.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$160.3M

Headquarters

Alameda, California

Founded

2021

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

26%

1 year growth

87%

2 year growth

380%
INACTIVE