Job Title
Sr Laser Design Engineer / Sensor Systems
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Job Description

Senior Laser Design Engineer / Sensor Systems

N. California 120-150k plus package, excellent benefits

Rudzinsky Associate’s client is doing exciting cutting edge research in autonomous systems, and photonics/optics play a big part!  Work on really cool stuff in a great supportive, employee centric environment!


  • Architect and simulate novel laser based ranging sensors

  • Design and prototype modulated lasers for innovative remote sensing applications in automotive and robotics applications.

  • Responsible for bringing up, testing, and validating your own designs

  • Work on a collaborative and multidisciplinary team


  • B.S. or M.S. in Physics, Applied Physics, or Electrical Engineering and 10 years of industry experience (5 years for PhDs in relevant fields)

  • Experience designing a variety of diode lasers e.g. DFB, DBR, VCSEL, etc. and fiber lasers

  • Deep understanding of atmospheric propagation and modeling techniques

  • Experience with various modulation schemes and receiver architectures

  • Experience designing closed-loop optical control systems

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