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Delta Technologies
Employment Opportunities

Position: Optical Design Engineer

Delta Technologies, a Carmel, Indiana based firm, delivers superior sensor solutions to the industrial, transportation, and infrastructure industries worldwide. To meet the demand of a growing customer base, Delta Technologies is seeking a unique individual to excel as an Optical Design Engineer for our embedded sensor systems.


The Optical Design Engineer role is instrumental to the success of the technical group in support and development of new product and design services. This role will assist with the specification and development of custom configured sensor systems based upon customer input. This role will require a creative, dynamic, and process driven individual to meet aggressive business goals.


  • Interact with customers and internal technical teams to help convert customer input into detailed product specifications

  • Design, build, and test optoelectronic sensor systems based upon customer product specification

  • Specify and characterize appropriate components to enable sensor functionality according to product specifications

  • Facilitate prototype functionality testing

  • Maintain optoelectronic work station and optical test table

  • Provide input and lead development of new products and services via the product and service roadmap


  • Ability to create optoelectronic designs via commercial CAD programs (e.g. Altium, OptisWorks, TracePro)

  • Ability to build and troubleshoot optoelectronic systems


  • Must have proven experience working with Fiber Bragg Gratings (FBG) in a sensing environment

  • Experience designing optoelectronic systems utilizing fiber lasers, optical receivers, optical interrogators, optical couplings, fiber splicing, fiber layout and management, and thermal management

  • Preferred: experience with CCDs

  • Preferred: experience with ECDL lasers


  • 6+ years experience and BS or MS in Physics, Electrical Engineering, or Optics Mechanical Engineering

Delta Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a competitive compensation package based upon experience and skills. Qualified applicants should e-mail their resume to HR@delta-techs.com with the position title in the subject line.