Senior Optical Engineer

Series A Start-up | AI Shipping Logistics

I am partnered with a series A Start-up focusing on bringing AI technologies into the Freight and shipping industry. If you are an Optical Engineer looking to make a transition from project-based work to building a product end-to-end, then this might be the position you've been waiting for!

The company has raised over $31 million in funding and is looking to rapidly grow its team. The team is located in San Francisco, CA near Civic Center Station.


  • 5+ years of experience in designing, building, and validating optics at scale
  • Strong Experience with Camera Imaging (Camera Modules, LED Modules, Hardware)
  • Strong Experience with Camera Design and Lens Design
  • Comfortable working in a start-up environment, you will be the first Optical engineer on the team!
  • Will need to work in the San Francisco Office, to help build the Hardware

Nice to have:

  • Degree in Optical Science/Engineering, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, or related field
  • Previous experience building products from End-to-End
  • Expertise in lens and illumination system design, testing, and validation
  • Fluent in Optical simulation design using Zemax, LightTools, FRED, TracePro, or CODEV
  • Experience with testing and troubleshooting for validating optics in both prototype and production scenarios
  • Experience in lens selection and design, and tolerance analysis.Experience in mass production of optical devices
  • Experience with CMOS Image sensors or related imaging areas

Offer Expectations:

  • Base up to $250k + Equity
  • Awesome Benefits (99% Insurance paid, unlimited food in the office, unlimited PTO, 401k 3% Matching, Wellness Credit $1500)
  • Potential to grow alongside a fast-paced team
  • Relocation Package if needed
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