Opto-Mechanical Engineer


Define, develop, and prototype new solutions based on system requirements.

Experience with exact constraint design (kinematic principles).

Analyze design performance through 3D CAD and finite element analysis (FEA) simulations.

Characterize solutions for optical stability, repeatability, and reliability through experiments and structured test plans.

Develop manufacturing processes for the assembly and alignment of the products you create.

Design tools and fixtures to aid in alignment, fabrication, gluing, and assembly of lasers, interferometers, and optical components.

Define, implement, and transfer manufacturing processes to production staff.

Measure laser properties and optical performance to ensure product specifications are met.

Generate and implement Engineering Change Orders (ECO).

Troubleshoot technical opto-mechanical production problems and support product repair activities.

Work with other R&D engineers to support and participate in New Product Introduction activities.

Maintain knowledge in your primary area of expertise and understanding of technologies and standards required for the development of Keysight products.

Protect IP through disclosures, patent applications, defensive publications, or similar.

Job Qualifications


Minimum 7 years of experience and a BS in Mechanical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Physics, or similar technical field.

In depth knowledge of mechanical design principles to create products and tools.

Experience taking a concept from prototype to volume production.

Expertise in one or more of the following technical areas:  kinematic design, optics, adhesives, vacuum, and precision machining.

Self-starter able to think and act independently to translate general objectives into tangible results, with a record of delivering successful designs on schedule.

Proficiency in using ME CAD tools for design and FEA for analysis.  (PTC Creo and ANSYS preferred)

Excellent communication and ability to work well in team environment with people at all levels.

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Corporate / senior

North America

Santa Clara , United States


United States

Santa Clara


Corporate / senior