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Laser Diode Development Engineer

Forward Photonics, Woburn, MA, United States
Employer Description

Forward Photonics, based 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 expanding our team and seeking a skilled Laser Diode Development Engineer to spearhead the development of our diode laser components. This role is critical in advancing our laser technology to new heights of performance and innovation.

Job Description

The Laser Diode Development Engineer will be responsible for the design, manufacturing, and back-end processing of diode lasers. This includes overseeing the development of packaging, coatings, and thermal management systems. The successful candidate will work closely with our R&D and production teams to ensure the highest standards of laser performance and reliability.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Proficiency in CAD and simulation software for laser design and analysis.
  • Expertise in thermal management for high-power laser diodes.
  • High power laser systems.
  • Experience with developing products for the defense industry.

Join Us:

We are looking for someone with strong problem-solving skills and the ability to innovate in diode laser technology.  The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills for effective collaboration with interdisciplinary teams and project management experience, with the ability to lead projects within set timelines and budgets.

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
  • Advanced degree in Photonics, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field, with a focus on photonics or optoelectronics.
  • U.S. citizenship.
  • Understanding of semiconductor laser physics and waveguide design.
  • Experience in the design and fabrication of diode lasers.
  • Experience with photonic packaging and assembly techniques.
  • Knowledge of optical coatings and material science relevant to laser construction.
  • Experience in laser testing and characterization.
  • Fabrication of semiconductor material or supplier management.
JOB DETAILS
POSTED
22 January 2024
CLOSES
21 February 2024
JOB TYPE
Full-Time
PREFERRED EDUCATION
Masters Degree
ANNUAL SALARY
Open
JOB FUNCTION
Engineer
FIELD
Defense, Security, Law Enforcement