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Optical Engineer

Do you like being at the forefront of innovation? Do you want to contribute to ground-breaking discoveries in life science and medical diagnostics? Fluidic Analytics is a dynamic, fast-growing company, developing products that enable a better understanding of the biological world in real time.

We are looking for an outstanding Optical Engineer to develop next-generation instruments for protein analysis – from lab tools right now to consumer healthcare in the future. Together with a small, multidisciplinary team you will design, test, and improve the optical systems at the heart of our instruments. Your exceptional problem-solving skills will allow you to quickly and effectively overcome technical challenges to provide solutions that allow our demanding customers to obtain unprecedented results in their protein studies.

Position requirements

  • Educated to Masters level in Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Physics or a related subject or hold a degree coupled with equivalent relevant work experience.
  • A strong background in designing, building and testing optical illumination and imaging systems.
  • Excellent troubleshooting ability with both theoretical and practical lab-based optics expertise.
  • Experience using Zemax OpticStudio is highly desirable.
  • Awareness of optical design for manufacture is desirable.
  • Enthusiasm to work in the dynamic environment of a small, rapidly-growing company.
  • Awareness of timing, the importance of documentation, and commercial considerations.

You can expect an ambitious, exciting role in a high-growth environment and an attractive compensation package with early joiner (first 25) share options.

If you want to be part of an incredible team, apply today. Send your CV and a covering letter to and we will be in touch shortly.

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