16 days old

Optical Engineer, Jr.

Berkeley, CA
**Optical Engineer, Jr.**

Locations:Berkeley, California

Job Family: Engineering


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Siemens Healthineers

**Business Unit:** Strategy & Innovation

**Requisition Number:** 221768

**Primary Location:** United States-California-Berkeley

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Mid level

**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree

**Travel Required:** 15%

**Division Description:**

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the worlds largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

For more information, please visit: http://www.usa.siemens.com/healthineers

**Job Description:**

**Position Overview:**

Siemens is a global technology

powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality,

reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global

technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that such resources provides. Siemens Healthineers

is developing a major new platform and has established a start-up environment

within Berkeley to contribute to this major initiative.

Siemens Healthineers are currently

seeking an Optical Engineer to contribute to new platform development within

their Molecular Diagnostics Business. Contributions are expected at the

individual level. Must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment. Capable of

integrating requirements from the various stakeholders and have demonstrated

judgment to balance the needs of cost, quality and time-to-market.


- Masters Degree in Optical Engineering, Electrical

Engineering, Physics or related field with 2+ years experience; PhD in above

fields with 0-2 years experience.

- Hands-on lab experience, building and aligning optical

fixtures and measurement setups. Experience with basic machining tools a plus.

- Experience working with optical illumination, detection and

imaging systems, involving most of the following components: LEDs, lasers,

lenses, filters, photodetectors, cameras (CCD, CMOS). Previous experience

interacting with vendors a plus.

- Familiarity with Fluorescence and/or Luminescence based

optical detection systems is a strong plus.

- Demonstrated ability to develop and execute test procedures

for characterization of optical systems and components; A good understanding of

statistics as applied to measurement processes is a must.

- Proficiency in analytical software, e.g. Matlab, C++,


- Optical design software experience a plus, e.g. Zemax, Code


- Good understanding of basic Optics theory. Circuit design

knowledge a plus.

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

- Self-driven and creative team player, with strong startup

mentality. Must have strong problem solving skills and be willing to learn on

the job.

**AdditionalSkills Sought** .

The engineer

will support the development of detailed requirements, engineering

specifications, verification and validation , and supporting regulatory

submissions of these devices.

Participate in FMEA, worst case analysis and

verification/validation of product/design

Transfer of designed products to manufacturing

and support any post-launch and service

issues. This incudes design and

delivery of manufacturing test fixtures

and calibration systems.

Ability to understand scientific and

systems-level engineering questions and propose and deliver solutions.


Ability to work independently and in

project teams.

Excellent communication skills

(written and spoken or most importantly, through demonstration of beautiful


Some other topics to consider:

Performs analysis,

evaluation and planning for methods of approach, and organizes means to achieve

the solution to complex problems.

Designs and participates

in investigations pertaining to

the development of new designs, methods, materials, or processes and

investigates possible application of results.

Contributes to and

may lead the development of reports,

charts, graphs, and other documents and makes recommendations.

Authors and submits

experimental reports, analysis and specifications .

Develops specifications

and directions to team members, suppliers, outside consultants and development



**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

**EEO is the Law**

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .


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