Sr. Metrology/Optical Engineer

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• Solid theoretical and experimental background in some or all of:

• Image and Signal Processing

• Sensors and/or detectors, including camera systems

• High speed electronics

• Imaging optics

• Materials science/engineering

• Ultrafast, solid state, diode, and gas lasers

• Laser optics

• Optical design and analysis

• Optical metrology

• Hands-on experience with optical alignment processes and tools, laser systems, and building signal detection and processing systems

• Experience with polarization control optics and polarimetry techniques is a plus

• Experience with optical design and analysis software (e.g. Zemax) is a plus

• Experience with mechanical design software e.g. NX is a plus

• Experience with advanced data acquisition and analysis tools (e.g. LabView, MATLAB, Python) is a plus

• Able to translate, statistically analyze data, and effectively report problems through written and/or graphical formats

• Able to propose and experimentally and/or theoretically validate innovative solutions to technical problems

• Able to convert an innovative idea into an engineering and practical solution

• Able to apply various modelling techniques of optical, opto-mechanical systems

• Able to develop and review theoretical models and concepts

• Able to validate concepts through breadboard builds and analysis

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, capable of clearly explain technical issues and ideas to peers of other disciplines as well as management

• Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint


Bachelors’ degree in physics, optics, or related science or engineering discipline with a minimum of six (6) years of experience in an applicable field, or

• Masters’ degree in physics, optics, or related engineering discipline with a minimum of three (3) years of experience in an applicable field, or

• PhD degree in physics, optics, or related science or engineering discipline.

• Experience with semiconductor capital equipment industry is a plus.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch.

• The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus. 

• The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

• May require travel dependent on business needs.

• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

• Can work under deadlines.

• The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.

• Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.

• Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work. 

• Can learn and apply new information or skills.

• Requires working with a firing laser (which is noisy) on a frequent basis.

• Requires working in a manufacturing clean room environment occasionally

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