Company: Wavelength Opto-Electronic (S) Pte Ltd

Wavelength Opto-Electronic (S) Pte Ltd (WOE) is your one-stop centre, strategic partner and collaborator for Photonics since 2002.  We have a strong R&D team who specialize in design and customization of optics related solutions for customers.  We have capability to provide a complete supply chain from raw material, machining, coating, inspection up to delivery to customer destination worldwide.  Website:

updated as at 13 Jun 2019

Position 1:  Software Engineer (Image Processing)

Job description:

Design image processing and machine learning algorithms for the development of optical and opto-mechanical systems. Develop software and control algorithms for new systems.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work together with world-class researchers to develop and expand image processing capabilities for detection of ultra-fine defects in optical products

  • Research and implement innovative ideas/algorithms to improve measurement quality in systems development

  • Assist team members in various stages of systems development, including testing, verification and reliability checks

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors/Masters in Computer Engineering with at least 3 years of working experience

  • Experience with development, implementation and deployment of image processing algorithm

  • Experience in C/C++ and C# programming

  • Knowledge in machine vision is preferred

  • Knowledge in PLC programming is desired

Position 2: Assistant Software Engineer (Image Processing)

Job Description:

Assist software and automation engineers in the development of optical measurement and opto-mechanical systems

Job Responsibilities:

Hardware and software testing, system data collection, reliability and data analysis, system error identification, hardware and software debugging

Job Requirements:

  • Diploma in Computer Engineering with at least 1 year of working experience or equivalent

  • Experience in machine vision or image processing is preferred

  • Experience in C/C++ programming

Interested candidates please send your resume to Ms Michelle Liu, email                                   Successful applicants can expect competitive remuneration and comprehensive range of benefits.


Position: R&D Engineer (Embedded)

updated as at 24 July 2019

Company: GDS Instruments Pte Ltd

GDS Instruments is solely a local Singapore established SME company specialising in sensor gas detection.  We are fast becoming the leading developer of PID gas detection and are currently pursuing various sensor development technology for industrial gas detection applications. These solutions range from cutting edge TDLAS laser sensor,  QCL MWIR sensor, Graphene-based sensor, FTIR Sensing technology, Imaging Gas Sensing technology for both portable and fixed gas detection, multi-gas detection, as well as incorporating wireless link and communication capabilities over IP (Internet Protocol) to IP based solutions. Website:


  • Be part of a local SME organization team of engineers responsible for developing and validating software on sensing products like sensor stabilization and calibration, MCU, display solutions, signal transmission protocols, etc.

  • Involved throughout the software development on the new product development life cycle, from product conception to product mass production.

  • Involved and/or responsible for creating test plan, developing manual and/or automated test specifications, conducting test reviews and generating test reports, supporting team with his/her experience.

  • Work with multi-discipline team in analysing software requirements, validating software, and assist in analysing and defect tracking to ensure that the products are released successfully.

  • Involved in continuous improvement in the software validation process and methods.


  • Higher learning (Master Degree or Degree) in engineering (EEE/Computer Engineering/ Related) with relevant experience. Candidates with at least 2 -3 years or more of relevant experience will be considered for senior roles.

  • Experience in real-time and embedded programming in variety of Microsoft .NET technologies in C# programming in micro-framework, C, C++, Visual Basic, LabView.

  • Have been working with different microcontrollers, microprocessors 8/16/32 bit and digital signal processors 16/32 bit.

  • Have done digital and analogue hardware circuit design.

  • Good analytical skill and detail-oriented for test preparation, execution, reporting and defect analysis.

  • Experience in handling equipment like Oscilloscope, frequency generator, programmable power supply etc.

  • Experience in product development life cycle and test methodology

  • Knowledge of serial communication I2C SPI , RS232, MOD-Bus, USB, Ethernet TCP/IP.

  • ARM processor programming language (such as Atmel ARM7NXP/Free scale /TI Cortex M3/4)

  • Embedded development tools (such as Keil/IAR/Eclipse/Atmel Studio/TI Code Composer Studio)

  • Able to speak and write fluently in English.

  • Team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as the ability to work in cross-cultural and cross functional global product development environment.

 Application Procedure

  • Interested candidates please send your detail resume and recent photo, stating your expected renumeration to: Patrick Chan – Director, Email:


Position: Optical Assembly Technician (4 vacancies)

Updated as at 24 July 2019

We are searching for suitable candidates who wish to apply his or her skills in the R&D industry. Fresh graduates from ITE and Polytechnic are welcome to apply!                                                                                                                                                                                Interested candidates please email CV to: or


  • A Singapore Citizen with at least an O-Level certificate, NITEC or Diploma in any engineering disciplines.

Job Descriptions:

  • The successful candidates will be responsible for optical systems assembly in R&D environment and cleanroom setting. Main responsibilities include material inspection and preparation, electrical, mechanical, and optical assembly, generating test data, and preparing assembly for further testing. Additional responsibilities include assisting with various R&D activities in the company.

  • This position requires a self-motivated, detailed oriented individual with the ability to work in a busy and rapidly changing R&D environment.

  • Key training will be provided for candidates to perform their job.

  • Essential Job Functions

    • Assemble optical systems according to assembly instruction.

    • Ability to utilize sensitive production equipment such as fibre splicers, re-coaters and test and measurement instruments.

    • Maintain data systems to record and report test results.

    • Understand and follow work instructions, engineering drawings, and other material used for the production of complex systems involving electronics, mechanical assemblies and optical components.

    • Perform incoming inspection for mechanical, electronics, and optical components utilizing standard inspection tools.

    • Support R&D activities by building assemblies based on engineering instructions and performing engineering-designed tests.

    • Follow cleanroom protocol.

    • Properly handle critical and fragile optical components and sensitive laboratory equipment.

    • Meet output and quality goals.

Desirable Skills:

  • Self-motivated with good work ethics and attitude. 

  • Good organizational abilities.

  • Able to work as a team.

  • Able to work in a cleanroom environment.

Job, Remuneration and Benefits:

  • Contract

    • Candidates will be contracted for 1 year of service.

    • 5 days work week.

    • Well performing candidates will be considered for contract extension or a permanent position at the end of service, depending on project requirements.

  • Basic Salary and Quarterly Bonus

    • Candidates will be paid a very competitive monthly salary.

    • CPF contribution from company.

    • Best performers can expect quarterly bonus (up to 30% of basic salary).

Work Location:

  • Kaki Bukit (DT27 Ubi) and/or

  • Science Park (CC24 Kent Ridge)

Company Profile:
LightHaus Photonics Pte Ltd is a young and vibrant high-tech company founded by Dr Phua Poh Boon (PhD, M.I.T.) in 2011. We have a team of experts specialising in Optics/Photonics, Imaging and System Integration. Our core business is in R&D and customized solutions for our clients. Our clients include government agencies, institutions and statutory boards as well as MNCs.                                            Today our group has successfully transit our proprietary US-patented inventions into cutting-edge products in the global arena. Our latest commercial invention, the frinGOe spectrometer, was published in Laser Focus World, a leading US-based industry magazine on laser technology, optics research and products.                                                                                                                                                LightHaus is a member of the Singapore Business Federation, the apex business chamber in Singapore. We are also ISO 9001 certified.                                                                                                                                                                


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