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This is an ideal opportunity to share your creativity and grow your  skills through the design and development of a very large variety of  opto-electronic products. Given our business model, your exposure to  exciting technology is unlimited.

The successful candidate must  keep multiple records, be self-motivated, maintain a professional  presence, and have the desire to take ownership of projects. If you are a  technically strong, organized, confident, experienced, energetic  multi-tasker with conceptual thinking skills, then you will find a  rewarding and satisfying home with Avo Photonics.


  • Create physical optic models of component/system designs and derive tolerances

  • Produce optical breadboards and present technical data to customers.

  • Support the production of  prototypes and initial volume production work instructions

  • Assist in optical component sourcing

  • Prepare and present technical status reviews


  • M.S. (Ph.D. preferred) in Optical Science/Engineering, Chemistry, or Physics

  • Capable of basic optical physics hand-calculations and experience with ASAP, GLAD, Zemax, or other optical modeling software

  • Understanding of waveguides and PICs (experience in PIC design preferred)

  • Fluent in the production of optical breadboards using standard components

  • Understanding of optical component assembly / packaging processes desired

  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills

Avo Photonics offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

Avo Photonics is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee of Avo Photonics by any method without a valid written contract in place with Avo Photonics will be deemed the sole property of Avo Photonics. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Avo Photonics as a result of the referral or through any other means.

Optical Engineer

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