Job: Photonics / Optical Engineer

Title Photonics / Optical Engineer
Categories Engineering
Salary $70,000 – $110,000
Location Markham, ON
Job Information


Our client, a leader in the technology industry, is currently seeking an Photonics / Optical Engineer  to join their team in Markham, ON. The ideal candidate will be responsible to lead R&D into development of distributed fiber sensing systems, build optical to electrical circuits – data acquisition and data visualization,  work with a team of senior engineers to develop the electronics and opto-electronic circuits that comprise the instrument for a fiber optic sensor, verification testing of developed systems, among other duties as assigned This is a full-time/permanent position.



  • Post-Secondary Engineering Degree in Photonics or a related field
  • 5-10 Years related engineering experience
  • Experience/familiarity with optical test equipment and optical fiber tools and techniques
  • Experience working with electrical circuits; FPGA’s, CPU’s pulse modulation circuits
  • Brillouin based system experience will be an asset
  • Programming experience using C or C++
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills


Salary: $70,000 – $110,000 per year (depending on experience and qualifications)

Term Length Permanent
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