Optical Engineer Ref# V-32743

  • Luxembourg
  • €90000 - €120000 per annum, Benefits: Flexible Working Hours
  • Permanent
  • V-32743

Shape the future of space communication!

Holt Executive are partnered with an innovative laser communication company who are truly shaping the way we access satellite data. With a team of talented engineers, you will be responsible for reshaping the future of space communication with the vision of making faster and more secure communication between all assets in space and on earth.

Our partner is seeking an Optical Engineer to join their team in Luxembourg and develop cutting-edge laser communication solutions for space and ground systems. You must be fluent in English and have extensive experience in theoretical and hands-on space optical engineering.

Key Responsibilities for the Optical Engineer:

  • Lead the design, manufacturing, testing, and validation of ground and space optical systems.
  • Design, manufacture, and test critical optical ground support equipment.
  • Perform assembly, integration, and testing of the terminal, ensuring its functionality.
  • Develop and use mechanical and thermal models and simulations to optimise performance.
  • Prepare for and actively participate in mechanical and thermal testing.
  • Clearly document developments for internal reviews, ensuring transparency and knowledge sharing.

Key Skills and Experience Required by the Optical Engineer:

  • Holds a master’s degree in optical engineering or equivalent, with at least 8 years of experience.
  • Demonstrates exceptional attention to detail and takes pride in high standard execution of tasks.
  • Experience with STOP analysis, sequential and non-sequential modes of ZEMAX OpticStudio.
  • Experience building and operating optical benches with visible and NIR lasers, including implementation of laser safety, use of wavefront sensors and other optical instrument.
  • Experience with lasers, APD, PIN and FPA detectors.
  • Is familiar with Microsoft Office Suite and Teams or can get acquainted in a fast manner.
  • Is an outstanding verbal and written communicator in English with great people skills.
  • Has experience writing quality technical documentation.
  • Citizenship from a member state of both EU and NATO.

Company Benefits:

  • A unique opportunity to join a team building lightspeed connectivity from Space to ground.
  • A small but diverse team united by a common vision, shared values, and the drive to mutually support each other.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • To participate in a NewSpace start-up adventure.

If your skills and experience match this Optical Engineer opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to info@holtexecutive.com 


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