Senior Software Engineer


Optikos is seeking a talented, detail oriented, and collaborative Senior Software Engineer to contribute towards the development of application code. You will have strengths in programming cross-platform applications that interface with peripheral hardware such as cameras, motion control systems etc; and have a proven record of writing creative bulletproof code. 

Mathematical aptitude and experience with optics or image processing is a big plus. This position reports to the Software Engineering Manager, but requires a high degree of self-motivation as well as the ability to work in multidisciplinary teams.


· Write application software for instrumentation on both Windows and Linux platform.

· Manage software development projects.

· Participate in engineering consulting projects.

· General maintenance, support, and improvement of existing product application code.

· Write technical documentation such as user manuals for existing software products.

· Provide technical support to customers and projects on software related issues


Qualifications & Skills: 

· Bachelor or higher degree in computer science or a relevant engineering or science degree. 

Minimum of five-years of software development experience in Microsoft .Net Framework.

· Minimum of three-years of software development experience in at least two of: Linux/ Python/.Net Core.

· Experience developing software applications using open source software packages, such as OpenCV, LibGD, etc.

· Strong Object-Oriented Programming skills.

· Solid experience in instrumentation development – firmware experience a plus!

· Experience or knowledge of optics, photonics, or image processing is preferred.

· Must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, and eager to learn.

· Excellent skills including verbal and written communication skills.

· US Citizenship or permanent residency required.


About Optikos Corporation:

For the last 40 years plus, Optikos® has provided innovative applications of optical technology, both products and services, to commercial, government, and consumer products organizations worldwide. The Optikos engineering team is the largest independent optical engineering group in the world, managing all aspects of instrument design, including optics, mechanics, electronics and software systems, in addition to our in-house IQ Lab™ Services to benchmark and assess the performance of customer lens or camera systems. We develop innovative products in the life sciences, aerospace and defense, industrial, and consumer markets, and our experience with a wide variety of applications has enabled our staff to generate creative solutions to some of the most challenging optical problems. Our team continues to improve existing metrology product lines and develop new products that Optikos manufactures and installs around the globe. Our headquarters is centrally located right outside the Boston medical and tech hub in Wakefield, Massachusetts.

If you are an enthusiastic, team-oriented individual looking for a challenge and the opportunity to continue to develop professionally, send us your resume to

This in-office position is located in Wakefield, Massachusetts facility.  We offer competitive compensation packages along with a challenging and stimulating environment.  

Optikos is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.