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Sr. Optical Imaging Design Engineer

Company: Synopsys
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Sr. Optical Imaging Design Engineer


USA - California - Pasadena, USA - Massachusetts - Marlboro, USA - USA

Job Description and Requirements

Synopsys' Optical Solutions Group has an opening in the Imaging Engineering Group for a Sr. Imaging Design Optical Engineer. The Imaging Engineering Group provides optical design services on a consulting basis to a wide variety of external customers in a wide range of applications that include space, medical, defense, and consumer markets.

This is an opportunity to join the leading provider of lens design and optimization software that has been delivering cutting edge optical and illumination designs to its customers for over 50 years. The successful candidate will interact with some of the most talented engineers, marketers, and software developers in the field of optical design both inside the company and in our expansive customer community.

This is an individual contributor role as a member of the imaging optical design and engineering team within the Optical Solutions Group at Synopsys.

  • The successful candidate will be experienced in the design of imaging systems, a proficient user of CODE V, and have an M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Optical Sciences or related technical field.
  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status is required, to enable the candidate access to ITAR-controlled projects.
  • Industrial creativity, demonstrated skill in highly inter-disciplinary problem solving, ability to work unaided as a self-starter, and excellent engineering judgement and process understanding are required.
  • Experience in imaging optical design is required with substantial experience in the areas of material selection, fabrication methods, tolerance allocation, with a working understanding of optical fabrication and testing methods, are also desired.
  • Experience in the development of MacroPlus sequences to extend the capability of CODE V, both in the short term to satisfy the needs of specific customers, as well as long term, for the extension of the capabilities of CODEV, are also being sought.Equally important, a successful candidate will also be able to represent the skills and capabilities of the Imaging Engineering Group to potential customers and emerging markets. Exceptional customer interaction skills are being sought. The successful candidate will have demonstrated sound design skills in highly multidimensional problem-solving environments.
    • Experience in designing zoom lenses, heads up displays (HUDs), head mounted displays (HMDs), mobile phone camera lenses, athermal optical systems, endoscopes, microscope objective, eyepieces, and augmented and virtual reality (AR and VR) optical systems is desired.
    • Experience in working with mechanical CAD software will also be advantageous.
    • The ability to interact with potential customers and form a set of firm specifications from customer's desires and then design to those specifications is important.At Synopsys, we're at the heart of the innovations that change the way we work and play. Self-driving cars. Artificial Intelligence. The cloud. 5G. The Internet of Things. These breakthroughs are ushering in the Era of Smart Everything. And we're powering it all with the world's most advanced technologies for chip design and software security. If you share our passion for innovation, we want to meet you.

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      Inclusion and Diversity are important to us. Synopsys considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military veteran status, or disability.

      "The base salary range across the U.S. for this role is between $106,000 to 185,000. In addition, this role may be eligible for an annual bonus, equity, and other discretionary bonuses. Synopsys offers comprehensive health, wellness, and financial benefits as part of a competitive total rewards package. The actual compensation offered will be based on a number of job-related factors, including location, skills, experience, and education. Your recruiter can share more specific details on the total rewards package upon request."


      Job Category



      United States

      Job Subcategory

      R&D Engineering

      Hire Type


      Base Salary Range

      $106,000 - $185,000

Keywords: Synopsys, Pasadena , Sr. Optical Imaging Design Engineer, Engineering , Pasadena, California

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