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Join the Revolution

Optisys is a truly unique and innovative company. Our prime focus is to revolutionize the antenna market utilizing the freedoms and advantages of Metal Additive Manufacturing. We are one of the few companies worldwide to have fully embraced this industrial revolution and are applying it to all aspects of RF uses, from communications and sensing, to directed energy and radioastronomy. Our products are utilized from sea level to outer space and everywhere in between.

Life at Optisys

Optisys is a highly dynamic engineering company that thrives on cross-discipline cooperation to achieve the most efficient solution from a mechanical, RF, thermal and structural perspective. The individuals in our small teams have a big voice and a great deal of responsibility in ensuring success of projects to customer satisfaction.

Optisys is a small company with a big heart and huge plans for future success. We appreciate the importance of the individual and support a good balance of work and life. We nurture our talent to ensure success and fulfilment, which in turn benefits our company through pride in output.

We actively encourage and support further learning and development, and because of the nature of our role within the industrialization of RF for AM, we are always on the cutting edge of development and invent a great deal of IP in our day to day working.


Benefits and culture

Optisys prides itself on a company ethos that rewards our employees in financial remuneration, intellectual stimulation and also social and mental wellbeing.

We have a number of great benefits and schemes that ensures our employees are fuelled to thrive as we continue to revolutionize the RF markets. Some of our benefits are listed below:

  • Competitive pay

  • 401 (k) retirement plan (soon with company match)

  • Generous PTO starting with 20 days

  • Flexible work schedules – including work from home options available

  • Medical, dental and vision plans

  • Life insurance

  • Education reimbursement

  • Work/Life Balance

  • Company parties and get togethers




Our current positions can be found below, while our intern or graduate positions can be found here.

RF Antenna Design / Waveguide Electromagnetics Engineer


Optisys continues to grow with metal 3D printed antenna technology.

Exciting applications on fielded systems include:

  • Communications antennas for Lunar landers, Mars Orbiter, Venus Orbiter

  • UAV radar

  • Commercial Inflight Connectivity (IFC) SATCOM

  • Line-Of-Sight (LOS) UAV communications

We are looking for an antenna designer who designs RF components with waveguide technology in the 1 to 100 GHz frequency range.

We prefer expertise in HFSS with recent experience OR expertise in CST. 

This role is for an individual who is open to additional learning and would relish the opportunity to immerse themselves in both project work and deeper RF theory to support our extensive IRAD activities.

This is a new role, due to the exponential increase in design work, specifically in electromagnetic antenna design. The successful candidate will directly report to the CTO.

Senior Configuration Manager 

We are looking for a senior configuration management professional to develop and grow our configuration and document management procedures and practices. 

Success for this role will be measured by:

  • Establishment of Change Control Board process.

  • Development of Optisys’ Configuration Management processes from current state to meet Aerospace Industry standards (AS9100, EIA-649 & MIL-STD-973).

  • Aiding Optisys’ selection and implementation of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software.

  • Managing day-to-day configuration changes to policies, procedures, engineering documentation, and manufacturing files.


The Senior Configuration Management Specialist reports to the Quality Manager and is responsible for:

  • Company Configuration Management

  • Data Management

  • Change Control Board oversight.

Required: Current US Citizenship or Current Permanent Green Card Holder

Key Required Qualifications Include:

  • 10+ years of demonstrated experience with Configuration/Document/Change management including 5+ years working in an aerospace manufacturing environment.

  • Experience establishing and chairing Change Control Boards.

  • Experience selecting, implementing, and managing Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems in an aerospace manufacturing environment.

  • Demonstrated experience and track record preparing for Physical Configuration (PCA) and Functional Configuration (PCA) audits in an aerospace manufacturing environment.

  • Demonstrated experience with EIA-649 & MIL-STD-973 CM principles.

Mechanical Engineer III, Aerospace Sector

Optisys is maturing and growing. As our programs are expanding, we are seeking more mechanical design engineering talent. This role is in an exciting new field of design for additive manufacturing.


Success will be measured by comparing performance against clear schedules and budgets on the various programs assigned to the ME III.

Optisys is pushing the envelope of what can be done with additive manufacturing and it requires a good deal of mechanical engineering expertise to get it right.  


We are seeking someone who can quickly learn how to design for our particular additive manufacturing process and product set. They will need to document the design and process such that it is robust and can produce repeatable, successful results.


This is a new role, due to the exponential increase in design work, specifically in electromagnetic antenna design.


This role will report to the Director of Engineering and is located at the Optisys HQ in Salt Lake City, UT.


This is an opportunity to work on the leading edge of metal 3D printed antennas, which are a novel class of antennas that allow for pushing the limits of what physics allows in antenna design. Optisys antennas can be found all around the world and out of this world in space. This position requires creativity and exploration of difficult design challenges to solve problems.

Requirements include:

  • Current US Citizenship or Current Permanent Green Card Holder

  • 5+ years of working experience in aerospace Mechanical Engineering including mechanical design and documentation of aerospace components and systems

  • Demonstrated mastery of GD&T

  • Analysis experience to verify compliance with customer requirements in the following

    • Tolerance Analysis

    • Thermal Analysis

    • Structural Analysis

    • Other Relevant Analysis

Geographic Requirement:
Availability needed to work onsite at Optisys UT Headquarters.


About Optisys


Located in Salt Lake City, Utah, Optisys is a groundbreaking antenna technology company, fusing novel RF design with metal additive manufacturing to generate unique, highly integrated and market leading solutions.

Optisys excels at rapidly developed, customized, high performance antenna designs in metal waveguide for global customers that include Lockheed Martin, Boeing, L-3 and General Dynamics. Optisys serves a broad range of market segments from sea to deep space, with many deployments in all these areas. These solutions are produced for the commercial, defense and government sectors.

Optisys is a turn-key solutions provider offering components or full system development and has a full vertically integrated process from design through manufacturing. This enables engineers to see their designs through the whole development process from design through production, test, and deployment.

Optisys is the only successful US-based design specialist for antennas produced using metal 3D printing. We currently have around 30 employees and are on a very rapid growth tract due to an enormous influx of customers and IRAD for new technology.

Optisys solves unique problems that provide the opportunity for strong engineers to have full engagement and express their creativity and ingenuity through exciting and groundbreaking new concepts and solutions.

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