Optical Engineer | Delft
TNO
Delft
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What will be your role?

As an optical engineer you will be involved in the entire process of making optical systems. This starts with preparing advice for the customer about the feasibility of the optical system.

Insight into the optical quality that can be achieved, the stability, the alignment and the testing are all important in this assessment.

Then, together with the team, you will develop a plan for the realization, you will select the required tooling, and then together with the project manager and the Systems Engineer, you will make an estimate for the costs and lead time of the system.

During the realization of the hardware, you will check the progress, and take care of the preparations for the assembly, integration and testing of the system.

You will then check the performance of the system with the help of advanced measuring techniques, including theodolites, interferometers, spectrometers, cameras and light sources.

You will regularly and intensively discuss results, progress, deviations and possible improvements with the team and the project manager.

What we expect from you

As an optical engineer you will perform high-end optical tasks. For this you will work a lot with colleagues from different disciplines and with high-end optical test equipment.

It is important that the stakeholders are kept up-to-date and that tests are carefully planned and executed. All of this will be your responsibility.

To be able to perform the role well, it is important that you recognize yourself in the following profile :

  • Have a background in applied physics or aerospace engineering on at least a Masters level and have experience with the tasks described above;
  • Can read and understand (optical and technical) drawings of designs;
  • Have an affinity with complex optical systems;
  • Are careful in handling optics;
  • Are ambitious and would like to further develop your skills in the field of optics;
  • Want to continuously improve the quality of your work;
  • Document your work carefully and work in a structured way;
  • Like to work together with others to achieve the best results;
  • Are eager to learn, result-oriented and communicatively strong;
  • Are able to communicate in English (you will have many international colleagues).
  • What you’ll get in return

    Challenging and varied work with a real impact. And plenty of opportunities as, at TNO, you are in charge of shaping your career.

    We offer a gross monthly salary between € 3.025,00 and € 3.590,00 (based on your knowledge and experience), 8% holiday pay, a 13th month bonus of 8.

    33% and a flex budget (5.58% + € 180). In addition, you will be given every opportunity to develop yourself. Perhaps you would like to grow your career in the direction of commerce or consultancy?

    Or would you like to become a project manager? Immerse yourself in sustainable innovations? Or carve out a career as a technical expert?

    TNO offers optional employee benefits, enabling you to tailor your benefits package to match your personal situation. You may also expect :

  • A good pension scheme.
  • Travel allowance or a bike.
  • An extremely professional, innovative working environment where colleagues are leading experts in their field.
  • 28 days annual leave and 5 compensation days under the reduction in working hours scheme (ATV, arbeidstijdverkorting) on a full-time basis.
  • Great social events with your team and other TNO colleagues. That’s how you will get to know a lot of people really quickly.
  • Flexible working hours and the possibility of working from home.
  • The opportunity to attend courses, workshops and conferences, and to receive training and coaching based on your needs.
  • Access to our Talent Development Programme.
  • Networking opportunities and great activities organized by Jong TNO.
  • Extensive relocation package for international candidates.
  • Read more about tailoring your benefits package.

    TNO as an employer

    At TNO, we innovate for a healthier, safer and more sustainable life. And for a strong economy. Since 1932, we have been making knowledge and technology available for the common good.

    We find each other in wonder and ingenuity. We are driven to push boundaries. There is all the space and support for your talent and ambition.

    You work with people who will challenge you : who inspire you and want to learn from you. Our state-of-the-art facilities are there to realize your vision.

    What you do at TNO matters : impact makes the difference. Because with every innovation you contribute to tomorrow’s world.

    Read more about TNO as an employer.

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