Full time Offered Salary : $5,000.00 - $7,000.00 / Monthly

Optical Engineer

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Job Description

Serco is a leading Space Services Provider with thousands of skilled resources that has supported over 50 space missions on behalf of more than 10 Space or Government agencies around the globe, including ESA and NASA.

Serco offers space capability across the full space lifecycle from satellite testing to Launch services, LEOP to spacecraft operations, space surveillance to data management, and supporting downstream application development. With over 55 years history in the space sector Serco is well placed to contribute to National strategies and New Space ventures who want to scale their businesses/organizations with skilled talent.

We are looking for a dynamic Optical Engineer to join our team at the esteemed ESA-ESTEC site in the Netherlands. Step into a remarkable role that grants you access to one of the globe’s highly coveted space agencies!

As an Optical Engineer you will concentrate your activities on the following:

  • Follow-up of optical instrument design aspects and support to the development of optical subsystems.
  • Provision of expert technical support to the European Space Agency’s projects and studies for the development of optical space instrumentation throughout all project phases.
  • Definition and review of all optical system engineering aspects, including requirements, both at system and subsystem level, internal and external interfaces, and engineering budgets.
  • Participation in project reviews.
  • Evaluation of procurement proposals.
  • Contribution to design/optical related performance improvement, in particular, by identifying critical development problems and assisting in their resolution.
  • Development of mathematical models and simulations of optical instruments.
  • Definition and follow-up of instrument on-ground test and calibration activities and of in-orbit commissioning.
  • Contribution to lab activities.

Do you think you are the person we are looking for? See below what experience or knowledge you should bring:

  • Master or PhD in Physics or Optical Engineering.
  • At least 4 years of relevant experience in similar roles.
  • Project and/or industrial experience in the design, engineering and testing of various types of optical instrumentation.
  • Good working knowledge of ZEMAX and/or CODE V (and preferably in ASAP software).
  • Hands-on experience in optical manufacturing techniques, alignment and tolerancing.
  • Comfortable with working in a diverse and multinational team environment.
  • Proficient in the English language, both written and spoken.
  • Knowledge of another EU member state language is an asset.
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU.

In return we would offer relocation assistance to the Netherlands for those EU applicants that required relocation. On top of this Serco would offer a competitive salary and a corporate benefits package. We are experts in relocating people across Europe so will make the transition as smooth as possible to assist you in your new career.

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