Careers

We're always on the lookout for motivated engineers, scientists, and commercial talent to join our team!

  • Software Applications Engineer

    We’re looking for a Software Applications Engineer to join us in bringing our hyperspectral vision to life. As an early member of the team, this is a great opportunity to be a prominent contributor to shape the future of the company.

    What you’ll do:

    • Prototype applications incorporating novel spatial-spectral camera sensors and machine learning pipelines.
    • Work with product and technology specialists to define technical requirements and implement solutions.
    • Work with early customers to trial pre-production prototypes in their applications and gather user feedback.

    We don’t believe in “the ideal candidate”. We are looking for some of these to describe you:

    • Bachelor and/or Master degree in an applied science or mathematics.
    • Advanced skills in Python, data technologies and computer science in general.
    • Ability to write high-quality code that is robust and easy to maintain.
    • A background in data science algorithms and or computer vision.
    • Experience with machine learning software stacks.
    • Driven self-starter, well-organized, and a strong team player

    Culture is important to us at Living Optics and we are looking for candidates who exemplify our company values:

    People First:

    • At Living Optics our people are the centre of our business and drive our decision making.
    • We listen to the needs of our people, partners and customers and ensure we understand and support what they need to achieve.

    Curiosity with Purpose:

    • We are passionate about what we do and are committed to achieving our company goals.
    • We are focused on meeting our deadlines, but also set aside time to have fun, experiment and explore new technology.

    Challenge Reality:

    • We are ready to challenge what is deemed impossible by exploring new ideas and technology.
    • We embrace different perspectives and are always willing to question the accepted viewpoint.

    Where you’ll be:

    We are based in central Oxford UK. Due to COVID-19, we have a flexible approach to working location and many of us choose to work from home. Note that this is a hands-on role, so you will need to be based within commutable distance and regularly spend some time in the office.

    Job titles in the modern workplace vary. If you are a software applications engineer, data scientist, and or computer vision engineer please do get in touch.

    We'd love if you applied via LinkedIn: here, but if you want to avoid LinkedIn, please send your CV, and which job you're applying for to operations@livingoptics.co.

  • Junior DevOps Engineer

    We’re looking for a Junior DevOps Engineer to join us in bringing our hyperspectral vision to life. As an early member of the team, this is a great opportunity to be a prominent contributor to shape the future of the company.

    What you’ll do:

    • Manage the infrastructure that enables our machine learning development cycle .
    • Write tools and applications to support product and technology development .
    • Work with ML and SW engineers to ensure successful deployments of new trained models.

    We don’t believe in “the ideal candidate”. We are looking for some of these to describe you:

    • Bachelor and/or Master degree in computer science or equivalent field.
    • Experience with cloud technologies such as: GCP, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, and Kubeflow .
    • Worked on building a delivery pipeline across fast-growing team.
    • Employing best practices when it comes to Continuous Integration and Deployment (CI & CD).
    • Basic understanding of immutable instances and Infrastructure as Code.
    • Demonstrated self-motivation and willingness to dive into complicated DevOps challenges.

    Culture is important to us at Living Optics and we are looking for candidates who exemplify our company values:

    People First:

    • At Living Optics our people are the centre of our business and drive our decision making.
    • We listen to the needs of our people, partners and customers and ensure we understand and support what they need to achieve.

    Curiosity with Purpose:

    • We are passionate about what we do and are committed to achieving our company goals.
    • We are focused on meeting our deadlines, but also set aside time to have fun, experiment and explore new technology.

    Challenge Reality:

    • We are ready to challenge what is deemed impossible by exploring new ideas and technology.
    • We embrace different perspectives and are always willing to question the accepted viewpoint.

    Where you’ll be:

    We are based in central Oxford UK. Due to COVID-19, we have a flexible approach to working location and many of us choose to work from home. Note that this is a hands-on role, so you will need to be based within commutable distance and regularly spend some time in the office.

    Job titles in the modern workplace vary. If you are a DevOps, ML Ops, and or back-end/cloud SW engineer, do get in touch.

    We'd love if you applied via LinkedIn: here, but if you want to avoid LinkedIn, please send your CV, and which job you're applying for to operations@livingoptics.co.

  • Systems Engineer

    We’re looking for a Systems Engineer to join us in bringing our hyperspectral vision to life. As an early member of the team, this is a great opportunity to be a prominent contributor to shape the future of the company.

    What you’ll do:

    • Be heavily involved in project work to support the development of new products.
    • Work with early customers to trial pre-production prototypes in their applications and gather user feedback.
    • Integrate and assemble hardware and software subsystems.
    • Specify, design, assemble, align, and test new opto-mechanical hardware to meet customer requirements.
    • Lead/support the integration of the system components into a product.
    • Create and maintain controlled documentation such as process flows, tool and parts drawings, component specifications, BOMs, work instructions.
    • Work closely with colleagues as part of the wider multi-disciplinary team in optics, electronics and materials to contribute ideas for the product.

    We don’t believe in “the ideal candidate”. We are looking for some of these to describe you:

    • Bachelor and/or Master degree in computer science or equivalent field.
    • Experience with cloud technologies such as: GCP, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, and Kubeflow .
    • Worked on building a delivery pipeline across fast-growing team.
    • Employing best practices when it comes to Continuous Integration and Deployment (CI & CD).
    • Basic understanding of immutable instances and Infrastructure as Code.
    • Demonstrated self-motivation and willingness to dive into complicated DevOps challenges.

    Culture is important to us at Living Optics and we are looking for candidates who exemplify our company values:

    People First:

    • At Living Optics our people are the centre of our business and drive our decision making.
    • We listen to the needs of our people, partners and customers and ensure we understand and support what they need to achieve.

    Curiosity with Purpose:

    • We are passionate about what we do and are committed to achieving our company goals.
    • We are focused on meeting our deadlines, but also set aside time to have fun, experiment and explore new technology.

    Challenge Reality:

    • We are ready to challenge what is deemed impossible by exploring new ideas and technology.
    • We embrace different perspectives and are always willing to question the accepted viewpoint.

    Where you’ll be:

    We are based in central Oxford UK. Due to COVID-19, we have a flexible approach to working location and many of us choose to work from home. Note that this is a hands-on role, so you will need to be based within commutable distance and regularly spend some time in the office.

    Job titles in the modern workplace vary. If you are a DevOps, ML Ops, and or back-end/cloud SW engineer, do get in touch.

    We'd love if you applied via LinkedIn: here, but if you want to avoid LinkedIn, please send your CV, and which job you're applying for to operations@livingoptics.co.

  • Production Engineer

    We’re looking for a Systems Engineer to join us in bringing our hyperspectral vision to life. As an early member of the team, this is a great opportunity to be a prominent contributor to shape the future of the company.

    What you’ll do:

    • Work with the development team to bring a new product to market.
    • Lead/support the integration of the system electronics into a product.
    • Facilitate supplier relations on key components.
    • Take a lead role in product and process validation and testing.
    • Create and maintain controlled documentation such as process flows, process and tool drawings, Component specifications, BOMs, Work Instructions.
    • Work closely with colleagues to contribute ideas as part of the wider multi-disciplinary team in optics, electronics and materials for the product.
    • Facilitate quality assurance of supplier components.
    • Support the establishment of a pilot production line.

    We don’t believe in “the ideal candidate”. We are looking for some of these to describe you:

    • Master's degree or equivalent non-academic experience in engineering, science or a related field.
    • Demonstrable experience working with opto-mechanics and electronics.
    • Experience in establishing and validating pilot production lines.
    • Experience in NPI, with preference in new technologies.
    • Demonstrable experience in electronics integration into systems.
    • Proactive problem solver.
    • Takes a hands-on approach.
    • Experience with 2D/3D CAD.
    • Experience with lean methodologies or continuous improvement.

    Culture is important to us at Living Optics and we are looking for candidates who exemplify our company values:

    People First:

    • At Living Optics our people are the centre of our business and drive our decision making.
    • We listen to the needs of our people, partners and customers and ensure we understand and support what they need to achieve.

    Curiosity with Purpose:

    • We are passionate about what we do and are committed to achieving our company goals.
    • We are focused on meeting our deadlines, but also set aside time to have fun, experiment and explore new technology.

    Challenge Reality:

    • We are ready to challenge what is deemed impossible by exploring new ideas and technology.
    • We embrace different perspectives and are always willing to question the accepted viewpoint.

    Where you’ll be:

    We are based in central Oxford UK. Due to COVID-19, we have a flexible approach to working location and many of us choose to work from home. Note that this is a hands-on role, so you will need to be based within commutable distance and regularly spend some time in the office.

    Job titles in the modern workplace vary. If you are a Test or Systems Engineer then do get in touch.

    We'd love if you applied via LinkedIn: here, but if you want to avoid LinkedIn, please send your CV, and which job you're applying for to operations@livingoptics.co.

  • Software Architect

    We’re looking for a Software Architect to join us in bringing our hyperspectral vision to life. As an early member of the team, this is a great opportunity to be a prominent contributor to shape the future of the company.

    What you’ll do:

    • Interpret business requirements to articulate the business needs to be addressed.
    • Engineer products incorporating novel spatial-spectral camera sensors and machine learning pipelines.

    We don’t believe in “the ideal candidate”. We are looking for some of these to describe you:

    • Bachelor and/or Master degree in Computer Science or equivalent field.
    • Experience designing and building software applications in a product business.
    • Proficient in Python and Linux systems, ideally in a data science setup.
    • Experience with cloud infrastructure tools: GCP, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, Kubeflow.
    • Exposure to machine learning fundamentals such as training data and models.
    • Experience with user interface design and development.
    • Demonstrated leadership and self-direction. Willingness to both teach others and learn new techniques.

    Culture is important to us at Living Optics and we are looking for candidates who exemplify our company values:

    People First:

    • At Living Optics our people are the centre of our business and drive our decision making.
    • We listen to the needs of our people, partners and customers and ensure we understand and support what they need to achieve.

    Curiosity with Purpose:

    • We are passionate about what we do and are committed to achieving our company goals.
    • We are focused on meeting our deadlines, but also set aside time to have fun, experiment and explore new technology.

    Challenge Reality:

    • We are ready to challenge what is deemed impossible by exploring new ideas and technology.
    • We embrace different perspectives and are always willing to question the accepted viewpoint.

    Where you’ll be:

    We are based in central Oxford UK. Due to COVID-19, we have a flexible approach to working location and many of us choose to work from home. Note that this is a hands-on role, so you will need to be based within commutable distance and regularly spend some time in the office.

    Job titles in the modern workplace vary. If you are a Software Engineer, Software Architect, Software Developer, Back-End Engineer, do get in touch.

    We'd love if you applied via LinkedIn: here, but if you want to avoid LinkedIn, please send your CV, and which job you're applying for to operations@livingoptics.co.