Laser Scientist | Advanced Systems & Technologies, Inc.

Date Posted: 
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Position Location: 
Irvine, CA
Job Description: 

AS&T Inc., a cutting edge R&D company, is looking for a laser development scientist/engineer to join our team in Irvine, CA facility. You will help develop and refine a novel ultra-fast laser system and laser-based processes. This team works closely with the U.S. Government Agencies to support their needs and requirements in innovative laser based systems.

Expert knowledge in developing ultrashort pulse lasers

  • PhD in Laser Physics, Applied Physics, Electrical Engineering, or related field,
  • Experience with theoretical analysis and characterization of laser cavity of various shapes,
  • Capable in transferring new technical concept into an engineering process,
  • Experience with optical system design and optical beam propagation. Familiar with simulation tools (e.g. Zemax, ANNSYS Optics, Code V),
  • Experiences in test equipment related to characterization of the ultrashort laser pulses,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skill,

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Strong knowledge of lasers and laser optics,
  • Experience in beam profiling, reducing and correcting beam wander/jitter specifically for laser beam propagation in turbulent medium,
  • Ability to perform alignment on a variety of laser systems and components in a class 4 system,
  • Candidate must have strong practical/hands on skills with lasers and optics with the ability to perform tests and troubleshoot problems independently; Experience with laser-material interaction is a plus
  • Ability to summarize and present results and conclusions clearly and effectively.


  • Must be a US Citizen

What we have to offer:

Competitive salary

Job Types: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vacation/Sick leave

Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or age.


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