Optical Scientist

  • Location

    Farnborough, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Stacey Davies

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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£30,000 - £40,000 + Benefits which include 7% pension, 25 days holiday, childcare vouchers, on-site gym, healthcare, dental


Why Recruiting?

A world leading security and technology service provider who have invested billions of pounds in their services working with the most high profile clients on the most cutting edge projects. This role is available as the company is expanding.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Optical Design Engineer to join a leading Global Defence Technology & Security organisation

The Job:

You will be a part of the High Energy Laser (HEL) team and through your experience of the design and implementation of optical systems, will be actively involved in delivering designs and hardware relating to novel laser systems

As the Optical Scientist you will advise on the optical design aspects of novel laser and optical systems including beam control & safety considerations

Delivery of technical tasks relating to HEL related research. This will include system and sub-system design activities

You will also contribute ideas for internal investment, business growth and new optical capability.

Supporting experimental verification of designed systems through trials work and off-site tests will be a key part of your role

The Fit.

You will need to hold at least a Degree level qualification in a Science topic

You will also need to have some hands-on optical/radar experience, please mention within your CV

These roles can be based from either the Farnborough site or Malvern, this will be your preference