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Optical Engineer
Posted on 11/12/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Hyattsville, MD, USA
Experience Level
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Desired Skills
Apache Beam
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Optical Sciences or Optical Engineering
  • Strong foundation in optical engineering fundamentals and principles
  • Demonstrated experience working in optics labs. Experience in aligning lenses, mirrors, prisms, and optical and opto-mechanical components on an optical breadboard
  • Experience working with PMTs, CMOS, or CCD cameras
  • Experience working with lab equipment such as interferometers, auto-correlators, or similar
  • Good foundation in gaussian beam propagation
  • 1-2 years experience doing optical design using Zemax or similar
  • Expertise in Solid Works and OnShape
  • Experience with cryogenic systems
  • Experience with high precision motion devices (e.g. piezos, flexures)
  • Experience working with Trioptics, Zygo interferometer, or similar systems
Responsibilities
  • Work closely with Staff optical and opto-mechanical engineers to align and build very complex and ultra high precision beam shaping and steering optics,and optical modules that incorporate components such as complex lenses, waveplates, and acousto-optics modulators
  • Design, test, and build laser beam optics such as collimators, focusing lenses, objectives and eyepieces
  • Test transmission, beam divergence, EFL, etc of various types of optics
  • Work on projects from concept development and bring them to completion at the product delivery stage, including initial debugging and sustaining efforts side by side with the manufacturing team
IonQ

51-200 employees

General-purpose quantum processor manufacturer
Company Overview
IonQ's mission is to build the world’s best quantum computers to solve the world’s most complex problems. The company has a unique trapped-ion approach combines unmatched physical performance, perfect qubit replication, optical network-ability, and highly-optimized algorithms to create a quantum computer that is as scalable as it is powerful, and that will support a broad array of applications across a variety of industries.
Benefits
  • Biweekly catered lunches
  • Parental leave
  • Health, vision, & dental insurance
  • Flexible time off
  • 401(k) with 5% match
  • University facilities
  • Commuter benefits