Process and Optic Engineer​ (f/m/x) in Ulm

SCANTINEL PHOTONICS is a high-tech startup in the field of LiDAR technologies developing the key optical sensors enabling fully autonomous vehicles in the future. Such cars will come to reality faster than you can imagine. Our expertise is based on our years together at the optical technologies market leader ZEISS. To complete our team of experts, we are looking for passionate and talented people who will enjoy the ride with us!

Develop the test and optical concepts for an advanced laser ranging system for autonomous vehicles
Simulation of optical systems for beam shaping, free space optics
Set-up the optical and electrical test infrastructure according to component and system test requirements
Develop and specify the mechanical and optical hardware and software modules necessary for testing and calibration of prototypes
Define and setup of manufacturing equipment for prototype and small serial production
Define and document system set up, manufacturing process and qualification
Set-up of LIDAR sensor system including calibration and testing
Ensure compliance with applicable laser and laboratory safety standards
Select suppliers for test system and tooling development

Your main responsibilities

You should have

Engineering or Physic degree and a broad background in optics, optoelectronics, metrology, electronics and lasers
Experience in simulation of advanced lens and optics
Experience in designing optical systems
Experience in test and calibration of optics, fiber-optic and/or photonic components and systems
Practical experience in test equipment installation and qualification
Basic knowledge in electronics is of advantage
Practical experience in setting up a manufacturing equipment is of advantage
Experience in packaging processes of optical and mechanical components
Test software development skills in MatLab and/or LabView
Awareness of laser and laboratory safety issues
„Hands on“ - mentality
Homeoffice / Mobile Office
Flexible working hours
Employee Discounts
Job Bike
Company Mobile
Good access to public transportation
Company Events
Modern Workplace

Our Benefits

At Scantinel Photonics you will contribute to the development of the key optical sensor technology enabling fully autonomous vehicles in the future. You will work in a very dynamic market environment and in close co-operation with a range of international technology partners with leading industry expertise in their fields. We are an agile and smart company. And with ZEISS , Scania, and Photon Delta, we are supported by industry leaders.

Let's go together along in innovative ways to make our roads safer and accidents a thing of the past with your competence, your passion and your enthusiasm for disruptive technologies!
Apply now

Any questions?

Mai Nguyen


SCANTINEL Recruiting Team

Söflinger Str. 100
89077 Ulm
Phone: +49 731 7908 2691

Backed by

ZEISS Ventures has been committed to us from our inception. And in May 2021, Scania Growth Capital joined as an investor. This investment has been made because of Scantinel's technology leadership in its field and the progress of autonomous technologies in the heavy truck industry. In November 2022, PhotonDelta, a leading photonics eco-system joined as a new investor

Game changer for every autonomous journey.

Scantinel Photonics | Söflinger Str.100 | 89077 Ulm | Germany
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