Job Id: 1036

Senior Laser Engineer

Albuquerque, NM

Individual will develop highly advanced laser systems, from concept to product and work with a highly motivated, high performance technical team on highly differentiated, disruptive technology.

Education and Experience:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Material Science, Electrical Engineering, or Applied Optics. MSEE/PhD preferred.
  • Five (5) years of hands-on design experience in semi-conductor lasers with emphasis on III-V materials preferred.
  • Must have a proven track record of success, from concept to manufacturing.


  • Must have a background on III-V materials, especially as applied to optoelectronic devices.
  • Experience in the design, simulation, testing, and analysis of III-V lasers.
  • Experience working with process engineers to define fabrication methods, layout, and test requirements.
  • Able to perform short and long term testing of devices to ensure products meet design objectives and client specifications.
  • Track record of successfully identifying and resolving product issues during all phases of the product life cycle to include the design and production.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to operate in a dynamic start-up environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

  • Successful completion of a post-offer pre-employment drug screen and background check.
  • Sedentary position consisting of sitting, standing, walking.
  • Daily use of computer, fax/copy machine, telephone, and other general office equipment.
  • Some travel required.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Functions are subject to change from time to time to meet the needs of the Company.
  • Design, simulation, testing, and analysis of III-V lasers.
  • Drive technology transfer to manufacturing.
  • Propose novel concepts for next-generation products.
  • Document process specifications and train relevant personnel when needed.
  • Proactively identify issues and offer solutions to the VP of Engineering.
  • Prepare for, and deliver presentations to customers as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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