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Principal Optical Engineer
Posted on 11/17/2022
Fort Worth, TX, USA
Experience Level
  • Carrying out extensive research in optical design and optical metrology, primarily in accommodative and refractive correction research areas
  • Designing proprietary optics optimized for human vision and providing reliable optical metrology for performance inspection
  • Collaborating with teams consisting of members from Optics, Ophthalmology, Materials Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, seeking to restore vision and accommodation in cataract and presbyopic patients
  • Operating within clear guidelines with regard to how to handle decisions outside direct experience
  • Planning, conducting and implementing IOL(Intraocular Lens)-related research
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent years of directly related experience (or high school +13 yrs; Assoc.+9 yrs; M.S.+2 yrs; PhD+0 yrs)
  • 4 Years of Validated Experience
  • Experience working with Zemax, FDTD, FRED and Matlab
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with fellow team members and cross functional associates
  • Benefit from working in a team oriented environment
  • Join Alcon's mission to provide outstanding, innovative products and solutions to improve sight, improve lives, and enhance your career
  • Alcon provides robust benefits package including health, life, retirement, flexible time off, and much more!
  • Travel Requirements: 5%-domestic
  • Relocation assistance: Yes
  • Sponsorship available: Yes

10,001+ employees

Eye care manufacturing & development
Company Overview
Alcon’s mission is to provide innovative products that enhance the quality of life by helping people see better. The company is committed to innovating eye care products through their research and technology development of surgical and vision devices to serve the full life cycle of eye care needs of patients.
  • Medical, dental, & vision coverage
  • HSA Medical Plan
  • PTO
  • Paid Parental leave
  • 401k
  • Retirement Plan Company Contribution
  • Low payroll deductions
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Annual Bonus
  • Free Family Contact Lens Program
  • 12 Company Paid Holidays
Company Core Values
  • Performance - We deliver results
  • Quality - We deliver our best in all we do
  • Integrity - We do the right things in the right way
  • Innovation - We create, enhance, and transform
  • Courage - We take a stand and speak up
  • Collaboration - We succeed together