Mechanical Engineer

  Optikos is seeking an early-career, talented and creative mechanical engineer to join our growing business of optical system development. You will join a diverse engineering staff and develop new and cutting-edge products for our customers and for the Optikos product line. Our small company atmosphere (80+ employees) is ideal for those engineers who enjoy the full gamut of product development, from conceptualization, modeling and simulation, to prototyping and laboratory testing. You will build the products you design and see them manufactured for use in consumer, industrial, medical, and aerospace applications. Optikos specializes in taking on interesting and challenging projects and we are eager to add talent to our exceptional team!

A successful candidate has a solid foundation of mechanical knowledge and an eagerness to learn anything and everything about mechanical engineering. You must be creative and inquisitive, a quick study, receptive to feedback, and willing to learn on-the-job. Excellent communication skills are mandatory.


· Highly motivated individual capable of independent direction, problem solving and troubleshooting

· Attention to detail, capable of following written instructions

· Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering; graduate degree is preferred but not required

· Limited professional experience required; 2+ years in industry preferred

· Demonstratable experience in the use of SolidWorks or similar CAD software

· Enjoys hands-on work in the lab. It is routine to build and test your own designs.

· Ability to communicate between an interdisciplinary team of engineers


About Optikos Corporation:

For the last 40 years, 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 rewarding challenge and the opportunity 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.