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June 1, 2024

Aircision: Lead Optical Engineer

Aircision is a startup based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, developing next generation free space optics (FSO) systems for use in backhaul within new telecom and enterprise networks. Our partners include Eindhoven Startup Alliance (which includes ASML and Philips), multinational telecom system integrators, TNO Space & Scientific Instrumentation and other global research institutes, universities and innovative manufacturers. We are a Spin-off of TNO. We offer competitive pay and an Employee Stock Appreciation Rights Program.

Lead Optical Engineer

You should have interest in developing new systems for FSO communications.
Essential Technical Skills
• Experience in optical hardware system development
• Experience with setting up optical test platforms
• Experience with optics simulation modeling (Zemax),
• Simulation experience with Python, basic familiarity with C++ also preferred
• Affinity with the fundamentals of telecommunication and free space optics concepts

Your responsibilities

• Designing, testing and integrating a Free Space Optics laser-based system
• Maintaining close cooperation with our industrialization partner
• Taking the lead on opto-mechanical design
• Performing experimental work
• Quickly process and analyse large data sets from variable sources, including data translation,
statistical analysis
• Documenting and reporting through written and/or graphical formats

Personal Skills

• Strong English verbal and communication skills.
• You lead the team by example in a fast-paced, doing environment.
• Able to present yourself and necessary technical details to our customers.
• Able to work closely with a wider engineering team within the company and at our partners.
• Prepared to work in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team while able to work autonomously.
• Self-propelling, flexible, showing initiative, result driven.
• Good interpersonal skills and the ability to have fun.

‍Please forward your CV and cover letter to

‍*Aircision is an equal opportunities employer. Their policy applies to recruitment, pay and conditions, appraisals, conduct at work, promotion and benefits. Aircision does not accept any unsolicited Agency CVs.