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Laser Engineer

Forward Photonics, Woburn, MA, United States
Employer Description

Forward Photonics, located just outside of Boston, Massachusetts, is at the forefront of laser technology, specializing in the development and production of innovative high-power diode laser systems.  We are seeking a skilled and dedicated Laser Engineer to join our team, focusing on conducting experiments and R&D, as well as the assembly, alignment, and testing of our advanced laser systems.

Job Description

The Laser Engineer will play a crucial role in building complex optical and laser systems. This role involves extensive hands-on work in a lab environment, building, aligning, and testing our lasers. The engineer will also conduct laser-based experiments and measure key laser specifications, contributing significantly to the design and improvement of our products.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in building and aligning complex laser systems, particularly high-power applications.
  • Basic understanding of optical design and analysis
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills for effective collaboration and knowledge sharing.
  • Experience in a collaborative team environment, working closely with optical engineers and other technical staff.
  • Project management experience or the ability to lead experimental projects.
  • Adaptability and eagerness to learn new technologies and methods in laser engineering.
  • Experience with developing products for the defense industry.

Join Us:

If you are a driven individual ready to tackle challenging roles in a dynamic environment, we encourage you to apply. At Forward Photonics, you will have the opportunity to contribute significantly to cutting-edge projects and shape the future of laser technology.  If you are interested in applying, please submit your information to Dr. Jeff Shattuck, jeffshattuck@forwardphotonics.com.

At Photonics West?  Come visit our booth #2560 to meet and talk with directly with someone!

Job Requirements
  • Degree in Physics, Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field, with a focus on laser technology or photonics.
  • U.S. citizenship.
  • Experience with lasers or optics
  • Experience with a laboratory environment
  • Proficiency in conducting laser-based experiments and handling optical components.
  • Ability to measure and analyze laser parameters such as power, beam quality, divergence, and modal shapes.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a hands-on approach to laser engineering.
  • Knowledge of laser safety protocols and industry standards.
JOB DETAILS
POSTED
22 January 2024
CLOSES
21 February 2024
JOB TYPE
Full-Time
PREFERRED EDUCATION
Bachelor's Degree
ANNUAL SALARY
Open
JOB FUNCTION
Engineer
FIELD
Defense, Security, Law Enforcement