Ultrafast Fiber Laser Engineer

About Us:  KMLabs is the technology leader for high power, highest performance femtosecond laser systems, and the market definer for coherent EUV and x-ray sources.

What You Will Do:  As the Ultrafast Fiber Laser Engineer you will spend the majority of your time building and orchestrating the production of ultrafast laser systems, with up to 20% of time supporting installation and field service of our laser systems.  You will be an integral member of a highly accomplished team bringing the most advanced ultrafast laser technologies to the market.

Who You Are:  You are experienced in building and orchestrating the production of fs-class fiber laser systems.  You not only enjoy manufacturing but also working with customers.  You want to get in at the ground floor with a company that is developing a broad portfolio of industrial and scientific products.  You have a true passion for helping a company grow and being a key contributor to that growth.

Required Skills:

  • 3+ years hands-on experience building fs-class fiber laser systems in a production environment.
  • Experience with engineering documentation, bill of materials, work instructions, and assembly process documentation for new products.
  • Experience with design for manufacturing and design for cost.
  • Experience in applications engineering.
  • Customer relationship management and field installation/service experience.
  • Experience with ultrafast laser diagnostic equipment.
  • Experience with assembly, alignment, and troubleshooting of lasers and complicated optical setups.
  • 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.
  • Excellent understanding of the interplay of structural, optical, and thermal design features on system performance.
  • Ability to travel 20% of time to install and service fielded laser systems.
  • Outstanding communication, technical writing, and time management skills.

Nice-To-Have Skills:

  • Project and team leadership.
  • Ultrafast laser micromachining.
  • Product manufacture and design in an ISO-compliant quality management system.

Education:

  • Degree in optics, physics, or related engineering discipline; MS preferred.

resumes@kmlabs.com