Photonics Technical Officer

Photonics Technical Officers work with Photonics technologies (such as fiber optics, broadband systems ) in the telecommunications sector. Work involves a high degree of autonomy and may include some supervision of others.

Personal requirements of a Photonics Technical Officer may include:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem solving and fault finding
  • Manual dexterity

Photonics Technical Officers may complete the following tasks:

  • Use Photonics devices
  • Integrate specialised Photonics devices into telecommunications systems
  • Use a virtual instrument
  • Perform Photonics laboratory techniques
  • Configure and cutover a WDM system

This position requires the completion of a diploma level qualification in Diploma of Telecommunications Photonics or equivalent plus on-the-job experience.