Senior Optical R&D Engineer (M/F)

The position

Working in the technical department under the supervision of the Chief Technical Officer, you will be in charge of multiple optical research and development projects along with improving existing products. Your main tasks will include:

  • Conducting studies in optical design and prototyping for different projects
  • Conducting performance validation tests and experiments
  • Improving the performance and production processes of existing products
  • Providing and updating the technical documentation (blueprints, specifications, procedures and design files) during the development and industrialization phases



Key points:
  • 7 years of experience in the development of optical technologies (academic research experience included)
  • Skills in design, assembly, alignment and the measurement of free-space and fibered optical systems
  • Programming skills (modeling, interfacing or data analysis)
  • Professional working proficiency in oral and written English


Desirable skills:
  • PhD in an optics-related field or equivalent R&D experience
  • Knowledge of the different phases of product development, from prototype to industrialization
  • Experienced with digital optical modeling tools
  • Experienced in hardware interfacing using Python
  • Ability to work as a team


Work environment:

  • A rapidly growing, innovative company
  • A young and dynamic team


Salary and benefits:

  • Competitive salary, based on profile and experience
  • Lunch vouchers
  • Complementary health insurance covered at 100% by Cailabs


Contract type: permanent (CDI)
Start date: as soon as possible
Location: Rennes (near a metro stop)
Domain of expertise: Optics/Photonics
Experience: Min. 7 years
Education: Bac +5





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