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Laser R&D Engineer, NLO
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Laser R & D Engineer NLO

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80-100k, Attractive reasonable cost of living Northeast Location

Rudzinsky Associate's client is a global leader in scientific laser products design, development, research, mfg. Their US operation is engaged on an ambitious growth trajectory that includes developing a line of products that will have originated in the US. Be part of this terrific growth story and opportunity. Play a leading role in scientific laser new product development / introduction.

The Laser Development Engineer will play a pivotal hands-on role developing and testing a new laser product line being designed and manufactured by RA’s client in the US. This product will generate cw laser radiation based on well-established techniques in nonlinear optics. Working in concert with our client’s very experienced R&D team the Laser Development Engineer will responsible for:

  • Building and characterizing early prototypes
  • Working in concert with R&D to ensure manufacturability
  • Contributing to the design and specification of the product based on personal experience
  • Ensuring that the product conforms to RA’s client high standard of performance, quality, and reliability
  • Specifying and outfitting dedicated manufacturing space with all necessary workstations, fixturing, and instrumentation
  • Collaborating with manufacturing personnel to facilitate a transition to production


  • Qualified applicants should have:
  • MS or PhD in Physics, Optics or Engineering
  • 5+ years of hands-on optical/laser engineering experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as an outgoing personality and a desire to interact with people
  • Unrestricted right to work in the United States

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Significant experience in nonlinear optical frequency conversion
  • Laser industry experience
  • Product development experience
  • Relevant optical engineering software skills including Solidworks, Labview, LASCAD, ZEMAX

Northeast US