Who We Are

About Us

Emerging technologies and expanding markets have precipitated a period of explosive growth in the photonics industry. Supporting the employment needs of this industry, The Photonics Group recruits scientists, engineers, business development and C-Level staff nationwide for companies that design and manufacture optical, electro-optic and laser systems. Our clientele include both commercial businesses and military contractors who design, develop and manufacture a wide variety of these photonic systems. These products include high energy lasers, optical communication systems, optical imaging systems, sensor and detectors for reconnaissance and surveillance.

We offer an insider's perspective for both employers and jobseekers. Our intimate knowledge of the photonics industries allows us to quickly and efficiently locate qualified talent for employers, and. This perspective also allows us to offer jobseekers a multitude of career opportunities and instills in those professionals the confidence that they will receive prompt attention from company hiring authorities. With the unprecedented expansion of our nation’s economy, many Fortune 500 firms are partnering exclusively with The Photonics Group to navigate an ever-tightening and increasingly competitive labor market.


With two North Carolina office locations in Research Triangle Park and Morehead City, The Photonics Group is positioned to serve organizations across the spectrum of the photonics industry, including commercial optic and laser systems manufacturers. From everyday applications to advanced scientific endeavors, we have the specific industry expertise needed to assist clients and candidates within the following industries:

  • Aerospace / Defense
  • Precision Optical Components & Systems
  • Optical Design & Fabrication
  • Remote Sensing & Imaging
  • Measurement / Imaging
  • Lighting & Illumination
  • Displays & Projection Systems
  • Metrology Instrumentation
  • Optical Coatings
  • Diffraction & Holographic Gratings
  • Optoelectronics
  • Optical Communications
  • Electro Optic Systems
  • Laser Systems