The successful applicant will be the Leader of the Optics (optical engineering) Group, currently comprised of 6 engineers and 5 technicians and responsible for all telescope optics at the Paranal Observatory, as well as deeply involved in the ELT mirror coating process, part of the Assembly Integration and Verification (AIV) phase of this new telescope.
The ideal candidate has 5 to 10 years of professional experience in Management and/or coordination of a team; Optical systems maintenance in a continuous operational environment; Project and contract management.
The position requires an excellent command of written and spoken English. A good working knowledge of Spanish is also required.
We seek professionals with university degree in Optics, Physics, or Engineering related to photonics.