Sr. Optical Design Engineer/Optical Design Engineer - Torrance

Seeking a Sr. Optical or Optical Design Engineer with hands-on experience in optical design, optomechanics, and optical components and setups along with an emphasis on practical optical design (Zemax), optical engineering, and optical system integration of novel optoelectronic and optical components and systems to join our dynamic team and support our government projects. The engineer will work on the latest in cutting edge technologies in 2D displays, fiber optics, testing, and prototyping small electro-optical devices and systems.  U.S. citizenship is required to obtain security clearance.


  • Develop prototype systems by using practical optical designs, state-of-the-art optoelectronic technologies and solutions, with opportunity for managing on-going and future projects by collaborating with colleagues, consultants, and contractors.

  • Contributing innovative ideas and assisting in writing proposals involving the development of optical devices and systems for the Defense industry.


  • MSc or PhD in Optics, Holography, Optoelectronics, Optomechanics, Applied Physics or other related engineering disciplines.

  • 2-5 years of experience in multidisciplinary research and development.

  • Superior hands-on and practical optical design (Zemax) at the optical system level

  • Experience with heads-up-displays (HUD) and/or head-mounted-displays (HMD) is desired, but not required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, a team and goal-oriented approach, an interdisciplinary outlook and strong self-motivation.

  • This position can be hired as an Optical Design Engineer or Senior Optical Design Engineer.

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.