Optical Scientist/Engineer – Somerset, NJ – OFS FITEL LLC – Somerset, NJ

Optical Scientist/Engineer – Somerset, NJ
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Somerset, NJ
About OFS

OFS Laboratories is a world class Center of Excellence for optical innovations, complemented by the first-rate R&D capabilities of parent Furukawa Electric Corp. Our mission is to generate commercially viable technology breakthroughs for the OFS manufacturing divisions to take to market. Scientists at OFS Laboratories have continued the tradition of innovation and discovery begun in Bell Laboratories, and have been responsible for fiber-optic technology inventions, now ubiquitous in the industry, such as non-zero dispersion fiber, submarine optical fiber, polarization maintaining fiber, fiber amplifiers/lasers, and fiber gratings. Based in Somerset, NJ, OFS Laboratories continues to push the boundaries of optical science.

Job Description

OFS Laboratories is searching for individuals to conduct innovative research and development in optical fiber devices, including areas such as optical communication technology, fiber lasers, and optical sensing. The successful candidate, working within a team, shall conceive, design, assemble and test novel optical fiber devices, requiring expertise in waveguide photonics and related disciplines. Demonstrated theoretical and experimental skills and good verbal and written communication capability are required. The successful candidate will exhibit a keen interest in design for manufacturing. An advance degree in physics, optics, electrical engineering or related fields is necessary. Specific areas of work and requirements include:

  • Develop designs and requirements for fiber and components needed to build fiber-based devices
  • Perform numerical simulations validating fiber device designs
  • Gather and evaluate data on assembled fiber device performance, diagnosing and troubleshooting performance
  • Add to the Intellectual Property of OFS
  • Work closely with other members of the OFS team
  • Interact with customers
  • Demonstrated experimental expertise in working with optical devices, with broad understanding of optical components such as gratings and/or fiber lasers and amplifiers

Working at OFS means having the opportunity to create and realize ideas, experience innovation and discover new solutions for the future. In addition to our dynamic work environment, we offer competitive salaries and generous benefits programs, including medical, dental and a matching 401(k) plan.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume ( which must include salary history) by clicking on the button below to begin the self-identification process.

OFS Fitel, LLC, a Georgia based global company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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