Optoelectronics Engineer

Our client provides an extensive range of analog, mixed-signal and optoelectronic components and subsystems to tens of thousands of manufacturers around the world.  The company’s products serve four end markets: industrial and automotive, wired networking, wireless communications, and computer peripherals. For our client we are currently looking for a

Optoelectronic design, expert level  (m/f)



Want to go further in Research & Development? Here’s where you build on your excellent track record. Join our client’s dynamic and high-achieving team, and you’ll enjoy planning and implementing sales activities across Germany, so driving your continued success.

You’ll not only lead portions of the design and development during projects, you’ll also participate in the approach taken to each assignment, co-coordinating with other colleagues in other functions throughout the process.

Applicant will become a member of a multi-disciplinary team participating in new high volume and low cost optical transceiver research and development projects, with focus on the technical evaluation of new opportunities, opto-electronics design for manufacturability and project team lead.

More specific duties include the following:

Project lead, Product responsibility during project execution

Product design for optical transmitter / receiver for optical data communication and new applications:
Optical design    including optical component definition (emitter, photodiode, optical sub-assembly), lens design, fiber coupling and optical / electrical measurement
Design for manufacturing, drive transfer into production
Mechanical concept design (optical connector, housing), choice of materials, interface to process development and production

Technical evaluation of new opportunities to support product and project definition, especially considering technical feasibility in production, timeline, cost.

Issue data sheets and application notes, documentation in database.

The job is based in Regensburg, Germany. We are focused on high volume and low cost fiber optic transceiver products. The site develops and manufactures fiberoptic transceiver for the industrial and automotive business and is world leader in this field. Furthermore we work on highly innovative product development projects for emerging markets.


  • Bachelor or Master Degree in opto-electronics or equivalent plus a minimum of 5 years relevant experience.
  • A keen problem-solver with a proactive, team-oriented approach.

Desired proficiency in the following skills:

  • Demonstrated optical design skills, laboratory experience and prototyping
  • Experience in project lead and transfer to production
  • Background in optical semiconductor industry
  • Fiber optics experience in glass and / or plastic optical fiber transceivers
  • Experience in interfacing to suppliers and availability for travelling to contract manufacturers worldwide, especially Asia
  • Demonstrated German and English communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a team environment and/or a geographically distributed team.
  • Travel requirement: 25%




Are you interested? To apply for this position please send your application documents via email to Stephan Härning: stephan.haerning@adrian-roth.com. If you need further information regarding this position or our customer please contact Stephan Härning:0049 89 45 220-144