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Optical test engineer resume is written by a potential employee who has experience and education in the field of electromagnetic waves, with specialty in optics.

Optics is that branch of science that deals with the convergence and divergence, along with several other properties of light, which are of applicable use in the various fields of astrology, medicine, manufacturing, and photography. Light consists of the visible, ultraviolet, and infrared rays that are used in various science applications. The people working in this field also deal with microwave, radio wave, and x-rays as these are forms of electromagnetic waves, just like light. The field of quantum optics also requires such well-learned engineers who deal with the light's particle-like properties and put it to applicable use in quantum dynamics.

Now, going by this information, it must have already become clear to you all that this field requires extremely specialized skills of suitably educated people. So the resume must also contain details regarding one's prior experience of working in this field, along with the names of the companies with which the applicant has worked till date. Although such a resume will have quite a lot of technical information to boast of but care must be taken to still write it in a language that is easily understandable by a layman; the recruiter will not necessarily be from a science background and so, will rely on simple and straightforward information given in the resume. While you shouldn't make it all too technical, you can surely use industry-specific jargons to showcase your understanding of the usage of those terms. In addition to this, it is also recommended that you stick to the information that is relevant to the nature of job at hand. This helps in keeping the resume short and crisp. To add further credibility to the resume, one should add reference as the last section of the draft, where the name and contact of the person is mentioned who referred you to the company. This gives the recruiter more confidence in you as he can confirm your claims from that person.

Now following is the sample resume for this kind of post. Go through it thoroughly.

Optical Test Engineer Resume Sample

Liam Craig
16, North Side, 67 St.
Carlisle, MA 01741


Ably trained and experienced, I am a looking for the position of an optical test engineer with a reputed company where I can exercise my skills in laser optics and contribute to the research and innovation process of the company.

Profile Summary

  • 8 years' worth of experience in conceptualizing and testing new designs for laser-based microscope apparatus and equipment.
  • Well educated, with master's degree in optical engineering from the New York University.
  • Double master's degree in laser optics from Stanford University.
  • Expert in designing, constructing and testing new equipment in controlled and uncontrolled lab conditions and preparing reports about the same for reference of the commissioning board.

Skills Summary

  • Good at taking initiatives and encouraging the team mates to work hard towards achieving goals.
  • Excellence-oriented mind with a strong sense of integrity towards my work.
  • Good at equipment modeling and optimization for enhanced performance of the microscopic apparatus.
  • Excellent at beam performance optimization of the equipment after inspecting it in the beta stage.
  • Effective communication skills, with expertise in English, as well as the technical writings and related symbology.
  • Excellent time management skills that help me in completing the given task within the set deadline, thus making enough room for subsequent tasks.
  • Efficient at handling teams and leading them towards achieving goals.

Work Experience

Alt-Star Technologies
Optical Design Engineer (2009-Present)

  • Researched and developed, in a team of 4, a photon beam-based microscopic apparatus.
  • Worked on high beam density telescope in collaboration with the science division of Tasco.
  • Worked towards aligning and testing optical elements of the microscopes and collaborated with the technical team for integrating software platform with the hardware apparatus.
  • Developed laser systems based on microwave and electro wave principles.

Barska Optics Engineers
Testing Engineer (2004-2010)

  • Developed testing platforms for conducting quality inspections on beta models.
  • Developed 3D imaging sensors for microscopes.
  • Worked on developing user interface on computer for enabling the users to control the microscopic functions
  • Employed cost-effective methods of optimizing our product development processes.


  • Ph.D. in Physics-Optics from University of Oregon, 2004
  • Master's in Laser Optics from Stanford University, 2002
  • Bachelor's degree in Applied Physics, University of Stanford, 2000
  • Greendale High School, 1997


In bullet point format, list some of the important professional achievements of your career.

This is how an optical test engineer resume is written. As mentioned earlier and displayed in this sample too, it is important that you include your technical expertise in it, but without getting too technical. The reader will get impressed by looking at an impeccable resume, without any typing error or factual error. This is why it is recommended that you proofread your resume at least once before you send it forward.

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