OFS is a leading-edge designer, manufacturer, and supplier of optical fiber and cable, and specialty fiber optic products and solutions for a wide variety of applications and industries. OFS has a proven track record of being first in the industry with new application specific products.
As leader in optical innovations, we seek an Optical Engineer with extensive experience in the field of fiber optics including hands-on experience building optical sub-assemblies.
The successful candidate will take the results of table top experiments in fiber amplifiers and lasers and build prototypes for testing by external customers. Applicants will troubleshoot optical issues and have a working knowledge of electrical systems and thermal management in a packaged device A key function will be developing manufacturing-friendly designs and assisting with transfer to manufacturing of new fiber-based products, by developing bills of materials for prototypes, working with the manufacturing team to develop production process steps and writing process documentation and work instructions.
Key qualifications include:
BS, MS or PhD in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Optics or applied science.
3-5 years’ experience in the lasers or fiber optics industry
Ability to function as Project Manager, pull together a team of engineers and track milestones against a project plan
Prior experience in working with fiber optic components is a significant plus
Experience in manufacturing environment a significant plus
Excellent problem-solving ability
Proficient in thermal analysis software is a plus
Proficient in LabVIEW is a plus
3D Solid Modeling (SolidWorks preferred) a plus
Constructive working relationships with diverse groups and individuals.
Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
Proficient with MS Office Word and Excel
Maintain discretion when working with confidential and proprietary information
Strict adherence to Company safety policies and procedures
Conform to all aspects of OFS’ “Standards of Conduct” document
To qualify for hire, you must be a “US Person” as defined by ITAR (US Citizen, Permanent Resident, or other protected individual per statute) (Please refer to ITAR requirements prior to submission of your application at https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/
Employees are expected to serve as role models for safe work practices and behaviors. This includes following established health and safety policies and procedures, maintaining a clean, organized work area, wearing, and properly storing all personal protective equipment (PPE), and actively engaging as a safety conscious worker with personal safety and wellness as a priority.
Working at OFS means having the chance to realize ideas, innovate and discover new solutions for the future. In addition to our dynamic work environment, we offer competitive salaries and generous benefits programs, including medical, dental, and a matching 401(k) plan.
OFS is a designer, manufacturer, and supplier of leading edge optical fiber, optical fiber cable, FTTx, optical connectivity and specialty photonics products and solutions for a wide variety of applications and industries. OFS has a proven track record of being first in the industry with application specific fibers, optical connectors, ribbon cables, erbium doped fibers, Raman fiber lasers, fiber gratings and more. OFS is committed to providing customers increased value by offering products that deliver lowest cost-per-bit network solutions, protecting investments through flexible solutions for today’s demanding applications.