Job ref no.: CT3127825-01#9588

Principal Optical Design Engineer (Job Ref. Apply-HK-1907-PODE)

Cloud Light Technology Limited

Cloud Light provides research, development and manufacturing services of optical solutions, transceivers, active optical cables currently upto 400G mainly for datacom, telecom, automotive market for tier-1 customers globally. Cloud Light has been operated since 2004 as a business unit of a leading Japanese comprehensive electronic component manufacturer in Hong Kong and was spin-off in April 2018 to become an independent company. Cloud Light's R&D center is strategically located in Hong Kong whilst manufacturing plant and reliability and testing labs are located in Dongguan, China. Cloud Light’s R&D team is multinational comprising 32% Ph.D., 48% Master, and 20% Bachelor degree holders.

Cloud Light is urgently looking for various high caliber candidates to join the R&D team in Hong Kong to support the vast growing research and development projects to meet customer and market requirements, as well as product development of future technologies.

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overall photonics sensor module and sub-assembly design. ​
  • Perform detailed optical system design, optimization and tolerancing.
  • Prototyping, testing and validation of design concepts.


  • Master or PhD in physics or engineering disciplines preferably with research experience in optics.
  • R&D experience in micro optics and photonics integrated circuits.
  • Understanding in coherent optical communications system and signal processing techniques a plus
  • Proficient in optical simulation using commercial optical simulation software, e.g., Zemax, Lumerical, a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills for direct interaction with customers and vendors;

Remunerations & Benefits:

  • Work locations in Hong Kong and travel to the PRC may be required
  • Work Hours from 9am to 6pm
  • 5-day work
  • Hong Kong Public Holidays
  • Chinese New Year Bonus & Discretionary Bonus
  • Medical and Dental Insurance  


  • To apply, please email us your resume, your availability to report duty and quote the Job Ref.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for consideration of an application only.  

Application Deadline:

  • Until this position is filled.
  • Resumes received will strictly be used for recruitment-related purpose

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Job ref no. CT3127825-01#9588
Job Function
  • Shatin
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • Master's degree
  • 5-day week
  • 13-month pay
  • Dental plan
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Medical plan