Senior Design Engineer, Optical Position Overview: Create, design, specify, build, test, and support optical systems and subsystems from the component level to the system level for LI-COR Biosciences† products in a multi-disciplined, dynamic, concurrent development team setting. Participate in product requirement definition, optical system architecture development, design and development, testing verification and production support for products in the Biotechnology and/or Environmental Divisions. Position Responsibilities: Specific: • Optical design team leader in the design, specification, development and testing of optical components, subsystems and systems, for the development of production instrumentation for both the Environmental and Biotechnology product lines. • Participate in and lead product requirement definition and optical architecture development.• Interface with customers and marketing personnel to define product features and functions.
General: • Generate and maintain engineering specifications and documentation. • Review trade publications for new parts, techniques and ideas.• Attend conferences and/or user sites to understand user needs and competitive landscape.• Light Work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly. • Other job related duties as assigned
- Interact with both internal and external manufacturers to support new product designs and current product manufacture. • Design and validate procedures for evaluating the performance of various optical components, subsystems and systems. • Develop efficient optical alignment and performance testing procedures and fixtures for manufacturing.• Direct and/or perform system testing to ensure the product meets specifications and expectations.• Support the manufacture of both current and future LI-COR products. • Mentor and train other engineers.