Optical Engineer Jobs at Ladders

Seeking for high-paying Optical Engineer jobs? You are at the right place! Here at Ladders, we provide a wide array of top-level jobs in the Optical Engineering industry.

What is Optical Engineering?

Optical Engineering is a rapidly growing field that involves the use of light (including UV, visible, and IR) to perform functions and tasks in various industrial settings. This discipline is associated with the design and application of optical instruments, such as lenses, microscopes, telescopes, and other equipment used in manufacturing and research.

Job Opportunities in Optical Engineering

There are numerous opportunities for Optical Engineers, ranging from research and development to manufacturing and quality control. These exist in diverse sectors, including telecommunications, healthcare, defense, and more.

Why Choose Optical Engineering Jobs?

Jobs in this industry are intellectually stimulating, offer exciting challenges, and are vital to many of our modern-day comforts and necessities. Plus, they come with lucrative paychecks.

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$140K - $170K *

Seeking a highly motivated and talented Optical Engineer to design, prototype, and test optical and optomechanical systems for innovative medical devices. Join a team dedicated to using cutting-edge t...

1w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Technical Services

$80K - $121K *

The Optical Design Engineer at ETC in Middleton, Wisconsin will be responsible for designing optical elements and systems, conducting photometric testing, and ensuring optical component quality in man...

2w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Manufacturing & Automotive

$121K - $181K *

Join a rapidly growing team as an Optical Engineer in Meta Reality Labs, responsible for designing, testing, and productizing optical systems for Oculus AR/VR products...

1w ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Enterprise Technology

$101K - $151K *

Seeking an enthusiastic engineer with a strong technical background in optics, thin films, or materials to lead investigations on advanced optical coatings for Apple products...

More than 4w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Enterprise Technology

$120K - $170K *

The Optical Engineer, Laser role at Areté involves designing and constructing solid-state and fiber laser systems, conducting research and development, and collaborating with manufacturing and enginee...

2w ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Aerospace & Defense

$159K - $245K *

Experienced Optical Engineer needed to design, model, and analyze complex optical systems for high energetic laser systems and diagnostics at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory...

3d ago

  •     Education, Government & Non-Profit

$93K - $114K *

The Optical Test Engineer role at Fresh Consulting involves developing and implementing optical testing capabilities for hardware products, analyzing optical performance, and collaborating with extern...

2w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Consumer Technology

$86K - $130K *

Seeking an experienced Optical Engineer to develop optical test and measurement equipment for research labs and manufacturing facilities. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in optical s...

Ottawa, ONIn-Person

2w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Telecommunications & Hardware

$130K - $195K *

Optical Systems Engineer at Apple responsible for developing and evaluating metrology solutions, architecting image processing algorithms, automating measurement systems, analyzing data sets, and prov...

4w ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Enterprise Technology

$76K - $101K *

As an Optical Engineer at Magic Leap, you will work on developing and manufacturing innovative optical components for AR/MR devices in a collaborative and hands-on environment...

3w ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Consumer Technology

$121K - $181K *

Lead system engineer responsible for designing and developing core optical modules for AR display technologies at Meta Reality Labs.

More than 4w ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Enterprise Technology

$80K - $121K *

Seeking a talented optics engineer and leader to join a high energy laser team at Radiance Technologies. Ideal candidate should have strong technical skills, problem-solving capabilities, and experien...

1w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Aerospace & Defense

$101K - $151K *

Seeking a mid-level Optical Test Engineer with NRO experience to provide Systems Engineering and Technical Advisory (SETA) services for space and ground efforts. Responsibilities include supporting go...

1w ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$130K - $179K *

Design and develop optical systems for innovative products in life sciences, collaborating with multidisciplinary teams and ensuring compliance with quality and regulatory requirements...

More than 4w ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

$117K - $176K *

Zebra is seeking an Advanced Optical Engineer to design, develop, and test systems and products based on optic, photonic, and laser technologies. The role involves collaborating with various design te...

4d ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Enterprise Technology

$90K - $131K *

Seeking an experienced mid-level Optical Systems Engineer to provide Systems Engineering and Technical Advisory (SETA) support for advanced technology development programs in Chantilly, Virginia...

1w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$121K - $161K *

Seeking a hardworking engineer to support the design and integration of Apple's products by investigating optical and electro-optical components inside camera, display, and sensing modules...

1w ago

  •     Enterprise Technology

$97K - $140K *

Design and develop cutting-edge optical systems with a focus on free-space optical technologies and spectral analysis techniques.

2w ago

  •     Energy & Utilities

$80K - $121K *

Seeking a Laser Optical Engineer to conduct research in laser bio-effects and safety within military environments. Position involves operating, repairing, and maintaining laser systems, designing opti...

More than 4w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$143K - $175K *

The Optical Packaging Engineer at PsiQuantum is responsible for developing and implementing high-performance and robust fiber-to-chip packages for optical systems, contributing to the advancement of q...

2w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Telecommunications & Hardware

$83K - $114K *

The Optical Prototyping Process Engineer will be responsible for rapidly evaluating product feasibility of optics technologies, collaborating with cross-functional teams, developing new processing met...

2w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Manufacturing & Automotive

$82K - $123K *

Zebra is seeking an Optical Engineer to design, develop, and test systems and products based on optic, photonic, and laser technologies. This hybrid onsite position in Holtsville, NY involves supporti...

5d ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Enterprise Technology

$77K - $129K *

The Optical Engineer position at Wholesail Networks involves designing, developing, planning, and implementing DWDM technologies throughout the company's network footprint. The role requires working c...

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  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Telecommunications & Hardware

$79K - $113K *

The Optical Test Engineer R&D role at Lumentum involves managing testing needs for high-performance photonic integrated circuits used in various applications such as Cloud and hyper-scale data center...

1w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Manufacturing & Automotive

$75K - $172K *

Seeking a Senior Optical Engineer to support the development and testing of electro-optic sensors for integration into high energy laser weapon systems for the U.S. Navy and Department of Defense enti...

1w ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Business Services

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • What do Optical Engineers do?question toggle

    Optical Engineers design and implement optical systems. This involves a wide array of tasks, from designing lenses for cameras and telescopes to developing fiber optic communication systems.

  • What qualifications are required for an Optical Engineer?question toggle

    Optical Engineers typically need a degree in Optical Engineering or a related field. Some may also specialize further with a Master's or PhD. Practical experience, such as internships and CO-OPs, are also highly valued in this industry.

  • What is the average salary of an Optical Engineer?question toggle

    The salary of an Optical Engineer can vary significantly based on experience, location, and the specific sector within the industry. However, salaries in this field are generally high, often exceeding $100000.

  • Is there a demand for Optical Engineers?question toggle

    Yes, there is a growing demand for Optical Engineers due to the rising reliance on optical technology in various industries, from telecommunications to medical diagnostics.