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Optical Metrology Technical Leader

Job Number: 1000004

Job Type: Full Time, Salary

Location: Macedonia, OH

About Peak Nano

Peak is a US-based, AI-driven technology company that uses nanotechnology to solve macro-level global challenges. Our engineers and researchers are developing solutions for advanced optics, aerospace, life sciences, and other industrial solutions. We are the leader in applying artificial intelligence to design and optimize reusable polymers to make the world a safer and more sustainable place. We help enable and protect people, national defense, and the planet.


The ideal Optical Metrology Tech Leader will play a key role in meeting our mission to take polymer technology from theory to the real world. This employee will work on a multidisciplinary team consisting of polymer, mechanical, and optical engineering specialists to advance the fabrication and large-scale manufacturing of our proprietary nano-layered gradient index of refraction (LGRIN) optical technology.

Key Responsibilities

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills that support effective decision-making

  • Define, design, and develop optical metrology solutions, including hardware engineering, test software implementation, and instrument qualification

  • Manage personnel tasked with executing optical metrology tasks

  • Communicate clearly and effectively within the optical group, the manufacturing group, technicians, engineers, and managers

  • Interface with specification documents to identify metrology requirements and develop suitable approaches

  • Develop bench top and production instrumentation to characterize complex optical modules and integrated systems

  • Develop and define optics testing procedures and analyses and convert to automated/reproducible processes for implementation in optics production

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Optics, or Electrical Engineering

  • 7+ years of experience in Optical Testing and Metrology

  • Experience with optical metrology equipment/techniques like interferometers, wavefront sensors, spectrometers, digital microscopy, lens analysis products, and radiometers

  • Proven strong communication (oral and written) and analytical skills

  • US Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Optics, or Electrical Engineering

  • Master’s or PhD in Physics, Optics, or Electrical Engineering

  • 10+ years of experience in Optical Testing and Metrology

  • Proficient with MATLAB or Python for data analysis and presentation

  • Strong optical simulation experience and system modeling experience, familiar with ray tracing tools such as LightTools, Zemax, CodeV etc. and perform optical simulation and experimental lab validation to close the loops

  • Strong quantitative data analysis abilities, using JMP, Matlab, or equivalent tools and familiar with relevant algorithm for image analysis and data analysis

  • Experience with production metrology of testing of optical elements and assemblies on scales of 100s to 1000s of units per month

To be considered for this opportunity, please send your resumé to with the Subject Line ‘Optical Metrology Technical Leader’.