Opto-Mechanical Engineer

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Opto-Mechanical Engineer

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 26 days ago

A Cambridge University based start-up has made leaps and bounds in the last few years and are going through an impressive phase of growth. Working with quantum technology to shape the future of information systems, they are now commercialising all of the last few years' research and taking their high-value, market-defining solutions into industry. This is a very interesting time to be joining them as they rapidly grow.

For an Opto-Mechanical Engineer with the drive and ambition to immerse yourself in this interesting technology within a diverse, friendly and supporting team, there is an excellent package of benefits available.

The Role:

  • Design of precision opto-mechanical assemblies and modules
  • Integration of custom photonic devices into opto-mechanical assemblies
  • Physical housing and packaging design for electronic circuit assemblies
  • Supporting NPI


  • Relevant engineering / physics qualification
  • Experience with vacuum- and cryogen-compatible mechanical design
  • Knowledge of thermal design and analysis for optical/electronic systems


  • Industry and/or PostDoc research experience developing precision opto-mechanical assemblies and modules
  • Experience with optical fibre-to-chip interconnects
  • Hands-on experience with 4 K cryostat systems
  • 3D printing
  • Solidworks


  • 25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays
  • Free Health & Wellbeing support
  • Onsite gym
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexible hybrid working
  • Onsite parking
  • Casual dress
  • Healthy snacks in the office
  • Dedicated time for your professional development
  • Visa sponsorship if required