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Senior Full Stack Engineer

Thorlabs, Inc., Newton, NJ, United States
Employer Description

Founded in 1989, Thorlabs seeks to accelerate the forward movement of scientific discovery and advancement! As a vertically integrated manufacturer of photonics components, instruments, and systems, our vast product portfolio includes over 20,000 items, ranging from optics and optomechanical positioning components to imaging systems, many of which are customer inspired.

Photonics is the foremost technology driving innovation in science and engineering. As the number of technological innovations has grown, Thorlabs has extended its core competencies in an effort to play an ever increasing role serving the Photonics Industry at the research end, as well as the industrial, life science, medical, and defense segments.

Headquartered in Newton, NJ, Thorlabs has grown to over Approximately 2,300 employees with manufacturing and sales offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Sweden, Japan, China, and Brazil. As light-based technologies push into new markets, Thorlabs plans to enter early with the products and services required to ensure the ultimate success of our customers.

Job Description

Thorlabs is looking for a Sr. Full Stack Engineer to join our Web Team. This person is responsible for participating in the end-to-end planning, building, and deploying web related software projects. He/she will be collaborate on and lead the programming of well-constructed, testable code and work with other developers.

The ideal candidate will have a broad technical background, a solid understanding of applicable analytics, and a natural curiosity for producing effective solutions. This person is patient, has excellent time-management skills, and practices of effective communication style.


This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including but not limited to:

  • Knowledge of application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines
  • Proficiency in one or more UI programming language - AngularJS, ReactJS, Typescript, VueJs
  • Proficiency in C#, .net Core, NodeJS, Azure Functions, Microservices, API Development, Data Structures, MS SQL, CosmosDB, Arm Templates
  • Experience with DevOps, Automation of Code Environments, Builds and Releases
  • Understanding on developing applications for cloud and clear concepts on cloud design patterns
  • Strong working knowledge of Object Oriented Principles and Design Patterns
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum based methodologies & best practices
  • Excellent analytical, communication, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the organization to accomplish common goals


Thorlabs values its diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

Job Requirements



  • Minimum 2+ years of Application development experience with full development lifecycle from inception through implementation.



  • BS in computer science or related field, or significant equivalent experience


21 June 2022
21 July 2022
Bachelor's Degree
Optical Components, Lasers, Sensors