Permanent Position Optical (Micro) Assembly Engineer (m/f/d) in Jena

MEMS mirror with glass dome for laser scanning

About OQmented

OQmented is a young startup in the field of microchip development for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). We enable the world’s largest consumer and automotive companies to achieve breakthroughs for augmented reality displays, 3D camera systems and autonomous driving through innovative products. For this purpose, we develop and produce compact deflection systems for laser beams, which can be used, for example, for laser projection systems in AR glasses or for 3D cameras.

About your Role

  • Define concepts for optical precision assembly of laser-based MEMS mirror optical modules
  • Define optical and mechanical and performance requirements for assembly
  • Develop novel concepts for wafer-level integrated optics
  • Drive activities with external assembly partners and optical component providers
  • Provide hands-on assistance in developing and verifying precision assembly techniques
  • Lead design for volume manufacturability activities and support production ramp-up
  • Assist in optical lab testing and demonstrator assembly
  • Work closely with optical design engineers

Your Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in optics, physics, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in similar position
  • Strong technical background in precision optical assembly, wafer-level optics and characterization of optical systems
  • Demonstrated experience bringing products to market from R&D prototype to high volume manufacture
  • Hands-on experience in fields such as optics, optomechanical, design, laser and optical testing
  • Experience in at least one software tool like CAD, SolidWorks, Zemax or Code V
  • Strong ability to take initiative
  • Demonstrated innovation

We offer

  • A young and dynamic company with flat hierarchies
  • Exciting tasks and a lot of creative leeway at a competitive salary
  • Contribution to a private pension plan ​
  • Regular team events, free drinks and coffee​
  • Becoming part of a highly motivated and experienced team
  • Flexible working hours, 30 days of paid holiday and the possibility to work remotely​
  • An enjoyable work atmosphere in an extremely motivated and experienced team


Write us an email with a short application including your CV to

Contact person: Stephan Marauska