Are you an engineer or scientist with excellent technical, communication and business skills who likes a challenge and wants to work on cutting edge optical technology from concept through production for industry leading customers? If yes, please apply.
This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced person to innovate creative technical solutions, analyze complex relationships, enjoy the opportunity to oversee the initial production of their creation, and witness the transition into high-volume production at Avo.
The successful candidate must plan his/her own work schedule to meet project deadlines, keep multiple records, be self-motivated, maintain a professional presence, and have the desire to take ownership of projects. If you are a technically strong, organized, confident, experienced, energetic multi-tasker with business savvy and conceptual thinking skills, then you will find a rewarding and satisfying home with Avo Photonics. This position will report directly to the Chief Technology Officer.
Manage multiple photonic-based programs, provide system engineering direction to internal Team, and present technical, schedule, and cost data to customer
Perform engineering analysis of product requirements and assist in deriving optical, mechanical, and electrical solutions
Create optical models of component/system designs and derive tolerances
Provide hands-on skills to help produce prototypes
Create optical breadboards for demonstrating performance and testing
Assist in component sourcing
Prepare and present technical status reviews
M.S. (Ph.D. preferred) in Optical Science/Engineering, Chemistry, or Physics
Experience with ASAP, GLAD, Zemax, or other optical modeling software
Fluent in the production of optical breadboards using standard components
Experience with scientific/engineering software analysis tools
Understanding of optical component assembly / packaging processes
Program/Project Management or System Engineering experience
Strong verbal and written English communication skills
Attributes: High attention to detail, personable, social harmonizer, integrated planner, able to resolve conflicts, motivated, willing to take initiative