Research into optics and optoelectronics and the practical application of its results constitute the main activity of our team. TOPTEC, the Research Centre for Special Optics and Optoelectronic Systems, is a department of the Institute of Plasma Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences and one of its application centres. Our team consists of approximately 40 researchers and technicians.


  • Design, construction, integration, testing of optical systems for applications in the space sector
  • Preparation of project documentation
  • Design development to meet customer requirements


  • Degree in optical engineering, optoelectronics, technical physics or similar
  • Experience in the design
  • Experience in the construction, integration, testing and optimization of optical systems (nice to have)
  • Knowledge of Zemax OpticStudio or others (Oslo, Code V)
  • Solid understanding of math and physics
  • Willingness to work in a team environment
  • Fluent communication in English

Contact: Ing. Lukáš Steiger, Ph.D., E: steiger@ipp.cas.cz T: +420 487 953 901