Axicon optical engineer (M/F)

The internship

You will be working as part of the R&D team under the project manager. The thin glass cutting industry (Gorilla Glass, smartphone screens, watches …) is seeking new, more efficient cutting techniques. In line with developing a product line for this application, we are seeking to explore different approaches. The results of this internship will lead to the creation of new commercial products.


You will help pilot new developments by:

  • Improving optical performance
  • Improving cutting speed
  • Designing new components to integrate into industrial machines
  • Building characterization tools
  • Characterizing the different developed designs



Key points:
  • Experience with optical alignment in free space and geometric optics
  • Experience in numerical simulation (for example Matlab, Python, C …)
  • Analytic and synthetic skills


Desirable skills:
  • Working knowledge of Python
  • Rigorous, motivated and autonomous


Work environment:

  • A rapidly growing, innovative company
  • A young and dynamic team
  • Exceptional scientific environment: 1/3 of the employees have PhDs in physics


Salary and benefits:

  • Legal compensation
  • Lunch vouchers


Contract type: Internship
Start date: as soon as possible
Location: Rennes (near a metro stop)
Domain of expertise: Optics/Photonics/Telecoms
Training period: 5 months or more
Education: Student in the Engineering/Master’s degree program





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