Principal Optical Designer (m/w/d)

Jabil Optics Germany GmbH (Jena TH, Deutschland) Vor 19 Tagen veröffentlicht

At Jabil, we empower the brands who empower the world – it’s our reason for being and the guiding force that’s driving us to become the most technologically advanced manufacturing solutions provider on the planet. Whether we’re serving one of the world’s biggest and best known brands or the coolest tech startups, our resolve never wavers. We share common desires with these brands: to make the world a better, safer and cleaner place.

Jabil Optics Germany ([...] a subsidiary of Jabil Circuit Inc., Florida, is a leading provider of Optical design services for 3D sensing, augmented and virtual reality, and advanced camera systems. In an international team, Jabil Optics Germany develops innovative customized opto-electronics modules for new generation products in Consumer Lifestyle, Automotive and Industrial.

For our R&D location in Jena, Germany, we are seeking a

Principal Optical Designer (m/f/d)


  • Creating optical designs for complex optoelectronic systems

  • Design for manufacture and design for costs

  • Development of optical basic concepts for customer quotations and cost calculation

  • Close cooperation with the (global) engineering teams and support of the project manager and system architect in conception phase

  • Assistance in production process, assembly and measurement

  • Exploring new application and technology fields: analysis of the state-of-the-art/ involvement in trade fairs and congresses around the world/ networking with research institutes and partners

  • Technical guidance of the optical design team and development of new methodologies for physical simulation and design


  • Master's degree in optical engineering or equivalent

  • +5 years’ experience in creating complex optical system design in industrial environment

  • Expert in one simulation software (ZEMAX, CodeV)

  • Solid fundamental knowledge of methods such as tolerance and reflex calculation, simulation, light technology, temperature analysis, creation of data sheets

  • Tool/ software programming (ZEMAX, CodeV)

  • Expert knowledge in optical math’s calculation

  • Self-organized and analytical work culture

  • Expert business and technical English proficiency

  • Willingness to travel world-wide (about 10%)


  • Personal development opportunities in an international environment

  • Flexible working hours and flat hierarchies

  • Attractive compensation

  • A friendly work atmosphere with a high level of employee satisfaction

  • Supported health and sporting activities

  • Subsidized pension and disability insurance

  • Welcoming and pleasant living environment in the family-friendly science city Jena


Jabil Optics Germany GmbH

Ms. Anna-Josefine Sonntag, HR

Carl-Pulfrich-Str. 5d

07745 Jena, Germany

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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