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Our Mission

At Optics 1  we are a community that cares about the mission of our customers. Our team believes in supporting and enriching our community through engagement; whether that means giving back to our troops, veterans and their families, investing in next generation innovators through STEM education, or higher education initiatives, giving back is an important part of who we are as a team.

We foster a high-paced, high-energy environment acknowledged by individual rewards, team success, and overall growth; as we understand that our company is only as great as our employees.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the role.

Who We Are

Safran Optics 1 is a growing business with a small company feel. Our agile teams are constantly adapting and collaborating to improve processes, keep up with new technologies, and changing business needs, while also having the opportunity to chat with the CEO as a morning cup of coffee is brewing. Our culture is an important part of what makes Safran Optics 1 different, with our culture team sponsoring employee events like Friday breakfast, ice cream socials and seasonal festivities, all to support camaraderie and bring employees together. We strive to support veterans and their families and promote STEM education through volunteer work, internship opportunities, and sponsorships. Giving back to the community is an important part of who we are as a team.

  • Stay, Work, Play

    Learn more on why New Hampshire, where Optics 1's headquarters are located, is a top place to work and play.


  • Bedford

    3 miles to Manchester (NH's largest city)

    50 miles to Boston

    40 miles to the seacoast

    45 miles to the Lakes Region

    80 miles to the White Mountains

    20 miles to the closest ski mountain

  • Rankings

    # 1 Opportunity

    # 2 Safest State

    # 5 Access to Health Care

    # 6 Best State

    # 6 Primary Education

    # 8 Natural Environment