Jenoptik is an international photonics group with representatives in over 80 countries. Optical technologies are the foundation of our business. We employ around 4,000 people worldwide.

Join our team and help to shape our future with lasting effect.

Optics Designer

Job ID:  1569

Shanghai, CN

Date:  Jan 18, 2023

Long Description


  • Layout, design, and specification of optical components and systems;
  •  Analytical investigations, optimization, and tolerancing of optical systems;
  •  Interdiciplinary, project-oriented collaboration with internal and external teams;
  • Customer support: understanding customer problems and developing solutions;
  • Assessment of optical specifications regarding manufacturability and cost impact;
  • Generating technical documentation;
  • Technical support of operations;
  • Developing software tools to improve efficiency and competence optical design process;
  • Presenting results in English internally and externally for customers.
  • Fulfill other tasks assigned by Line Manager.

Long Description


  1. Bachelor degree (Master preferred) in technical subject (mathematics, physics, engineering, ...)
  2. Experience in optical design and corresponding software tools (Zemax, CodeV, VirtualLab, ..) is preferable;
  3. Good IT-knowledge. Programming skills (VBA, C#, ...);
  4. Existing experience (at least 2 years for bachelor degree) of product development with global team.
  5. Ideally experience in the field of optical metrology
  6. Analytical approach, creative and innovative mindset;
  7. Autonomous work-style, hands-on approach
  8. Customer-oriented mindset;
  9. Good communication skills;
  10. Eagerness to learn and improve.
  11. Willingness to work in international and intercultural teams;

About Jenoptik

At Jenoptik, people with the specific JENIUS character are changing the world with the power of light. That demands a spirit of exploration and dedication. If you’re one of us, come meet the challenges facing the world. At Jenoptik, we’re creating a better future for all of us.

The Advanced Photonic Solutions division of Jenoptik is a global OEM and machine supplier of solutions powered by photonics. Our engineering expertise excels across a broad portfolio of technologies in the fields of optics, laser technology, digital imaging, optoelectronics, sensors, as-well-as optical test and measurement equipment

In the Semi & Advanced Manufacturing strategic business unit, we serve our customers with high-performance optical systems differentiated by uncompromising precision. In close collaboration with our customers we develop application tailored beam-shaping optics, outstanding microoptics and opto-mechanical assemblies. Off-the-shelf F-theta lenses complement our offering.

Help us explore and maximise the potential of the digital world and medical technology.

Have we made you interested in this position?

If so, we look forward to receiving your online application.

Should you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.