Ideation Development Optical, Photonics Senior Engineer
Company: Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
Posted on: June 7, 2021
The Career Potential
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is committed to improving and saving
lives with diagnostics. To do this we hire people who share this
dream and are ready for new adventures. As a valued team member,
you will carve your own career path and be part of building this
company stronger and better than ever before. There is no limit to
the experiences, opportunities and new directions you will have
access to here at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. More importantly, you
will be driving the surge of a whole new direction in important
medicine. That's something we can all take pride in as we take this
Ortho is known in the industry as a leader in customer service
and support. Deeply understanding and exceeding the needs of our
clinical lab, hospital and blood bank customers is what we do. It's
who we are. If you join Ortho, no matter what your role, you will
be expected to keep that Customer Excellence focus in your
As we continue to grow, we are seeking an Ideation Development
Optical, Photonics Senior Engineer who will be part of the Ortho
Clinical Diagnostics Advanced R&D team in Rochester, NY. This
position develops optical, photonic devices and subsystems that
perform imaging and/or optical measurement functions in in-vitro
diagnostic instruments that meet performance, cost, reliability,
and schedule targets.
Develops and evaluates (cost, reliability, performance,
manufacturability, etc.) concepts for optical devices and
subsystems, including illumination, imaging and non-imaging optical
collection devices, optical sensors, spectrometers, and
Develops and conducts tests using optical breadboards to
determine feasibility of concepts and to troubleshoot optical
Develops and manages requirements pertaining to optical devices
and subsystems. Collaborates with other disciplines as
Designs and optimizes optical devices and subsystems using
optical simulation tools.
Collaborates with colleagues on issues pertaining to optics.
Works with outside development partners as needed to achieve
Works closely with Ortho's assay development scientists on
issues pertaining to optics.
- Optical characterization of materials, such as those used in
the manufacturing of high-volume consumables.
Masters or PhD in optics, optical engineering, or imaging
Minimum 3 years' experience in the development of illumination,
imaging, and non-imaging optics. Ideally, experience would include
in-vitro diagnostics with an emphasis on imaging and measurement of
low light signals. Fluorescence imaging/measurement experience
would be especially beneficial.
Well versed in applications using optical components such as
CCD, CMOS, photodiodes, photomultiplier tubes, LED's, lasers,
optical filters, and spectrometers.
Strong skills using one or more optical design software tools
Experience using optics lab instrumentation.
- Creative problem solver.
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics believes in Equal Opportunity for all
and is committed to ensuring all individuals, including individuals
with disabilities, have an opportunity to apply for those positions
that they are interested in and qualify for without regard to race,
religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability,
genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. Ortho
Clinical Diagnostics is also committed to providing reasonable
accommodations to qualified individuals so that an individual can
perform their job related duties. If you are interested in applying
for an employment opportunity and require special assistance or an
accommodation to apply due to a disability, please contact us at
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