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Molex is looking for a Senior Optical Engineer 

Molex possesses a rich heritage in the optical industry. We provide the highest performing field-proven wavelength management solutions from components to modules and integrated line-cards. Continuous innovation in passive component function integration, miniaturization, and manufacturing automation, cutting edge WSS and amplifier technology and comprehensive optical, mechanical, electrical and software integration capabilities enable us to serve the needs of high-density, high-bandwidth, and flexible optical networks. In Bridgewater, we serve large, global clients in telecom and datacom industries in providing next generation optical modules to support the growing need for data and communications. We are developing optical connectivity solutions, optoelectronic solutions, Wavelength Selective Solutions, OptoHD assembly and fiber optic assemblies and arrays. We are looking for a Senior Optical Scientist/Engineer with a focus on spectroscopic methods, tools and instrumentation. The Senior Optical Scientist position is intended for an individual who is interested in supporting and leading programs devoted to the design, development, and use of free-space photonics. This person will be leading research and design applying strong experimental skills and working with leading technology from concept to prototype. As a Senior Optical Engineer, the responsibilities will include the design, development and optimization of cutting edge optical systems with a focus on free-space optical technologies and spectral analysis techniques. This expertise will lead to the advancement of our products and services in the fields of optical communication and spectroscopy. What you will do in your role Design and develop free-space optical systems for high-speed data communication over optical links. Conduct thorough analysis of optical system requirements and specifications to ensure optical performance and reliability. Responsible for optical characterization and prototyping. Utilize advanced simulation tools and modeling techniques to evaluate and optimization the performance of free-space optical systems. Collaborate with internal multi-discipline design team to integrate optical systems with other hardware, materials and electrical and mechanical components. Act as an Optical Engineer for complex photonics programs in areas that can include free-space optical communications, laser transmitters for remote sensing, and RF photonics. Conduct experimental testing and validation of optical components, including spectral analysis and spectroscopy techniques. Develop new tools and techniques as needed to continuously improve our ability to model and understand key phenomena related to photonics hardware, propagation in optical fibers (single mode and multimode), nonlinear optics, and other effects that operate with high peak and high optical power. The Experience You Will Bring Requirements: Masters degree in Engineering, Physics, Photonics or related technical field At least 5 years of Optical Design Experience with spectrometer design Experience with laser and optical metrology Experience with ray-based imaging Experience with spectrum analysis Experience with optical system design for manufacturing, design and cost Experience in optical transmission systems modeling, simulation, and performance tradeoff analysis What Will Put You Ahead PhD in Physics, Applied Materials, Optics/Photonics or related field At least 10 years in optical spectroscopy Hiring Philosophy All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here. Who We Are As a Koch company, Molex is a leading supplier of connectors and interconnect components, driving innovation in electronics and supporting industries from automotive to health care and consumer to data communications. The thousands of innovators who work for Molex have made us a global electronics leader. Our experienced people, groundbreaking products and leading-edge technologies help us deliver a wider array of solutions to more markets than ever before. At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company. Our Benefits Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength – focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes – medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter. Equal Opportunities Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: #LI-CL2


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