Optical Systems/Optical Engineer

  • Engineering
  • Redmond

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Title: Optical Systems/Optical Engineer
Duration: Project Based Long-Term Vendor 
Location: Redmond, WA
Benefits: Employee benefits at 100% including Medical, PTO, Holiday Pay, 401K Plan and much more!
Hours: Minimum 40 Hours/Week
– Design and simulate optical systems for eye tracking and face tracking applications using Zemax and LightTools
– Perform sequential and non-sequential ray tracing to optimize system performance
– Model and simulate illumination systems, including light sources and optical fibers
– Develop and analyze camera models, including sensor and lens simulations
– Set up and run optical models involving multiple components and films/coatings.
– Conduct forward and backward non-sequential ray tracing for stray light analysis.
– Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate optical systems with hardware and software components.
– Analyze and optimize system performance, including image quality, distortion, and signal-to-noise ratio.
– Develop and maintain technical documentation and reports.
– Expertise in optical system design, simulation, and analysis using industry-standard software such as Zemax and LightTools. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in sequential and non-sequential ray tracing, illumination simulation, camera modeling, and stray light analysis.
– 3+ years of experience in optical system design and simulation.
– Proficiency in Zemax and LightTools, including sequential and non-sequential ray tracing.
– Experience with illumination simulation, camera modeling, and stray light analysis.
– Strong understanding of optical principles, including radiometry, geometrical and physical optics.
– Experience with eye tracking technology or related fields (e.g., ophthalmology, computer vision).
– Knowledge of programming languages such as Python, MATLAB, or C++.
– Familiarity with CAD software and mechanical design principles.
– Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
– Effective communication and collaboration skills.

Education BSEE, or Master’s Optics, Physics, or similar field.

– Work on engineering and research assignments with F500 companies and startups. 
– The relationships that we have created with our clients are one of a kind.  
– We help solve problems in many technologies focusing on R&D, product development, and manufacturing.  
– We work have the most cutting-edge and latest technologies from AR/VR to Autonomous technologies. 
– Closely working with our clients, we believe that long term investments are extremely important to maintain the culture we together have created.

We’re a handpicked team of Engineers, digital strategist, designers, and developers united together in creating a fresh experience. Whether we are strategizing, designing, developing, or analyzing, our integrated team works as an extension of yours to improve your impact, your usability, and your customer conversion. In the process, we collaborate with you to get to know your business, understand your industry, and incorporate your big ideas into memorable experiences that keep your customers coming back for more.

Fresh Consulting is a participating E-Verify company.


Range – ~90k-110k+

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