Employment Opportunities

Photonics Industries International, Inc. is currently seeking talented and motivated individuals to join our team! Immediate employment opportunities are available in the following positions:

Fiber Laser Engineer:

  • Responsibilities: 
    • We are looking for a Fiber Laser Engineer to join our Research and Development Department
    • The ideal candidate will contribute to the optical design of ultrafast fiber-based laser systems
    • Design and develop prototypes, test concepts, and execute extensive stability and reliability testing to produce manufacturable lasers according to rapidly changing customer specifications
    • Provide progress updates and maintain timelines for multiple projects
    • Work with Production team to ameliorate build process issues such as yield and consistency
    • Work with Service team to troubleshoot and provide failure analysis, incorporate customer feedback into design improvements
    • Intermittent travel requirements to provide on-site customer support if needed
  • Qualifications:
    • M.S. or Ph.D. in Engineering Physics, Optics or related scientific/technical area
    • Three (3) or more years of hands-on experience with design, assembly, alignment, and troubleshooting of lasers and complicated optical setups (less experience considered)
    • Knowledge of fiber and/or DPSS laser technology, laser and optical design and modeling, optical components and materials from UV to IR, and optical metrology and measurement equipment
    • Familiarity with diffraction gratings, polarization optics, free-space beam propagation and shaping using reflective and refractive elements, acousto-optics, electro-optics, and general laser principles
    • Excellent understanding of the interplay of structural, optical, and thermal design features on system performance
    • Ability to do comprehensive in-lab hands-on experimentation and data analysis; experience with industry software including Zemax
  • Requirements:
    • 3+ years hands-on experience building fs-fiber laser systems in a production environment
    • Model and design high power fiber laser system, and validate models through comprehensive experimentation and data analysis
    • Knowledge of fiber laser technology, laser and optical design and modeling, optical components and materials from UV to IR, and optical metrology and measurement equipment
    • Familiarity with diffraction gratings, polarization optics, reflective optics, beam telescoping, and general laser principles
    • Experience with ultrafast laser diagnostic equipment
    • Experience with assembly, alignment, and troubleshooting of lasers and complicated optical setups
    • Excellent understanding of the interplay of structural, optical, and thermal design features on system performance

Laser Engineer I:

  • Responsibilities:
    • Evaluate laser build yield and product stability
    • Characterize builds on new products
    • Help transition new lasers to production
    • Assist laser technicians with questions or problems that they run into during their build process
    • Document and investigate the cause of any failures in the products. Assist to find solutions, test their effectiveness and implement into existing builds
    • Assist in proposing and modifying production build documentation
    • Actively track in house and field failure mechanisms to assure problems are addressed and solved
    • Identify problems within manufacturing that decrease component yield
    • Test failure modes in lasers to reproduce field problems and address them with corrective solutions
    • Travel as necessary to support customers that have deployed our lasers in the fields
  • Requirements: 
    • Bachelors Degree in a Science Discipline
    • Basic understanding of Optics and/or Physics
    • Good hand/eye coordination
    • Ability to follow directions and work within a group
    • Manual dexterity with ability to handle small, fragile and costly components
    • Work in a clean room environment wearing a lab coat, clean room shoes and gloves at all times. Safety glasses when applicable

Laser Technician

  • Responsibilities:
    • Attend and complete In-house Laser Technician Training Program
    • Work within your production group to build lasers from start to finish
    • Optically align laser systems, crystals and mirrors
    • Work with chillers, where applicable in building a laser system
    • Test lasers using laboratory equipment
    • Document all required data during the build process and after completion
    • Update specified spreadsheets to compile data and maintain up-to-date procedures
    • Trouble shooting and diagnosing laser system problems
    • Adhere to assembly procedures and safety guidelines at all times
  • Requirements:
    • Associate Degree or Bachelors Degree in a Science Discipline is preferred but not required
    • Good hand/eye coordination
    • Ability to follow directions and work within a group
    • Manual dexterity with ability to handle small, fragile and costly components
    • Work in a clean room environment wearing a lab coat, clean room shoes and gloves at all times. Safety glasses when applicable.

To be considered for a position please complete the form above or email your cover letter and resume to Tina Yin.