Laser Scientist | The Photonics Group

Date Posted: 
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Job Description: 

The Laser Scientist’s primary responsibilities include design and development of new laser prototypes and components. 


  • Design, develop, and test all aspects of optical components, equipment, systems, and setups.
  • Conduct research that tests and analyzes the feasibility, design, operation and performance of novel laser architectures.
  • Provide reports, and work in a scheduled, product-development oriented environment.


  • Industry experience with a BS in Science and/or Engineering required, or directly-related industry experience at the scientist level.  Advanced degree preferred.

OR – New PhD grad or post doc researcher.

  • Experience with:
    • Laser research and development
    • Optical and laser characterization
    • Advanced nonlinear optical systems
  • MathCAD and/or MatLab experience  (or similar computational tools)
  • Proven ability for innovations
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Good aptitude for all aspects of laser engineering 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Brian Murray
Senior Technical Recruiter, The Photonics Group