Applications of Visual Science (VA), Applied Spectroscopy (IS), Clinical Vision Sciences (VS), Color (VC), Display Technology (IT), Environmental Sensing (IE), Fiber Modeling and Fabrication (FF), Fiber Optics Technology (PF), Fundamental Laser Sciences (OF), Gamma, Holography and Diffractive Optics (FH), Image Sensing and Pattern Recognition (IR), Imaging Optical Design (FD), Integrated Optics (PI), Laser Systems (PL), Lasers in Manufacturing (FL), Microscopy and Optical Coherence Tomography (BM), Molecular Probes and Nanobio-Optics (BP), Nanophotonics (ON), NonImaging Optical Design (FN), Nonlinear Optics (OL), Optical Biosensors (BB), Optical Communications (PC), Optical Cooling and Trapping (OT), Optical Fabrication & Testing (FM), Optical Material Studies (OM), Optical Metrology (OR), Optical Trapping and Manipulation in Molecular and Cellular Biology (BT), Optics for Energy (PS), Optics in Digital Systems (ID), Optoelectronics (PO), Photonic Detection (PD), Photonic Metamaterials (OP), Polarization (FP), Quantum Computing and Communication (OC), Quantum Optical Science and Technology (OQ), Short Wavelength Sources and Attosecond/High Field Physics (OH), Systems and Instrumentation (FS), Therapeutic Laser Applications (BA), Thin Films (FT), Tissue Imaging and Spectroscopy (BS), Ultrafast Optical Phenomena (OU), Vision (VV), X-Ray and Extreme UV Optics (FX)
Years of Experience:
4 Year Degree
With locations in 10 Countries and a team of 200 passionate employees, OPTIS is a world leader in optical simulation and virtual reality.
We use the latest in computing, super-computing and virtual reality to explore the visual impact of products that are at the leading edge of customer value. Our solutions allow customers to make virtual prototypes: from the initial design to first product test. We are looking for an Application Engineer to strengthen our growth in the United States. Your role will be to support our sales teams, providing our customers and prospects with a range of solutions for optics, ergonomics, virtual reality and acoustic simulation across the U.S. and Canada.
With customers as diverse as luxury car manufacturers, lighting specialists, transportation and cosmetic groups, you will have the opportunity to discover a wide range of industries, while advocating our products and analyzing our customer needs. The role is fast paced, with a high level of collaboration, travel and presentation to parties of 1 to 20 people. While acquiring experience, you will become a domain expert with an in-depth understanding of technology and Innovation. OPTIS North America's team is based in 2 locations, near Detroit, Troy, Michigan and in San Jose, CA.
As an Optical Engineer, your responsibilities include :
- Business development understanding of where the software may be of use in other areas at customer locations - Support our sales force with the development of demonstration scenarios - Technical presentation of our solutions to our customers. - Customer consulting, implementation of our simulation software, reporting of the results. - Customers and partner training on our software (1 to 5 days sessions). - Customer support
The ideal candidate holds a Mechanical Engineering, Optical Engineering or Physics degree (preferably a background in optics), and knowledge of industry standard CAD packages – CATIA, SolidWorks, PTC Creo, Siemens NX Qualification in optical engineering, optical design, some experience with VR applications and a willingness to learn and work with customers to implement new technology.
Previous Application Engineering Experience is required.
SPEOS experience is desired.
Knowledge of Automotive industry and/or experience in optics or illumination systems would be a great advantage.
Knowledge of material properties BRDF and ability to develop simple programs in C++, Matlab, VB Script are also appreciated…
This person must be willing to travel minimally up to 25% of the time.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is dependent upon experience
OPTIS is the global leader in lighting, optical, and visual ergonomic simulation. Our CAD embedded solutions facilitate lighting and optical innovation at Fortune 500 customers around the globe. We offer optics, lighting, and CAD professionals the opportunity to advance their careers, build industry-leading expertise, and earn competitive salaries and benefits. OPTIS is an equal opportunity employer.