Applications Engineer Optical Sensor / Imaging Systems

Reference Number: NL: APP-sr-CA
Location: CA (northern)


Applications Engineer – Optical Systems / Sensor Systems / Imaging Systems
Summary: This position is for an Application Engineer to be part of a growing R&D team that designs and develops imaging and camera systems.  This position will be a key member of the imaging systems R&D group, developing intelligent 3D vision and depth sensing cameras. 
POSITION: Applications Engineer
LOCATION: northern California (San Jose area)
COMPANY INFORMATION:  This position will work with a company that develops imaging and sensor products, including Intelligent Sensor Systems, 3D Imaging Systems, Micro-Optical Sensor Systems, Computational Imaging Systems… 
POSITION BRIEF: Applications Engineer to be part of an R&D team in the design, development, and marketing of technology and products based on 3D or depth sensing imaging systems, intelligent or smart devices, wearable computing sensors, machine vision and sensing cameras, …
• The position will be a key member of a small R&D team.
• This position is the key engineering liaison between Business Development and the Customer.
• The Applications Engineer will be responsible for providing technical support in the design, development, and operation of products for the customer.
• The Applications Engineer will also be responsible for providing technical support to business development to help meet the needs of current customers and help generate new business.
• The Applications Engineer will also assist in providing technical ideas to engineering to help meet the needs of the customer and to generate new products.
• This position will perform applications engineering roles on programs for the development of imaging and sensor technology.
• This position will be involved on customer interaction end-to-end – from proposal and design, through prototype development and analysis, through product development and manufacturing, and to product operation and product enhancement.
• This position will work with a small, multi-disciplined, highly energetic, and technically ambitious team.
•  This position will develop cutting edge, highly advanced, high-precision optical and electro-optical imaging technology.
• This position will also be involved and responsible for helping the company develop new concepts, new technology, and new products.
• This individual must have a strong technical knowledge and hands-on technical experience in the development of optical systems and imaging systems.  Specific technology and product experience must be in one or more of the following: Electro-Optical Systems, Imaging Systems, Sensor Systems, Micro-Optical Systems, Embedded Systems, Cameras, or other similar optical and imaging technologies.
• Candidates for this position must have some industry experience developing new technology, prototypes, and products.
• Candidates for this position must have some industry experience in Applications Engineering.
• Candidates for this position must have a BS or MS or PhD degree in Engineering.
TO APPLY: Please forward a resume (Word version preferred) to:
RECRUITER INFORMATION:  The Photonics Group, which recruits engineers nationwide for companies that design and manufacture optical, electro-optic, laser, and imaging systems.  Recruiter contact information is: