High Caliber Innovative Laser Engineer

San Francisco, CA, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Company

Openwater is creating a next-generation imaging technology that can enable us to see inside our bodies in great detail. With this advancement comes the promise of new abilities to diagnose and treat disease.

About the Role

As a Laser Engineer at Openwater, you will be responsible for design, assembly, and characterization of innovative laser technology. The candidate must be a pro-active, strong problem solver, and a creative engineer who thrives working with an interdisciplinary team of mechanical, electrical and bioengineers. We are looking for an extremely energetic, creative, self-motivated, hands-on engineer to join our team.


Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Solid theoretical and experimental background in laser physics and optical engineering.

  • Design and hands on experience in multiple laser technologies including semiconductor lasers.

  • Ability to support laser system performance optimization, optical assembly, alignment, debugging and characterization.

  • Assemble and characterize laser systems from prototype phase through product qualification.

  • Apply technical principles, theories and concepts from disciplines associated with thermal, laser and optical sciences.

  • Ability to work well in a collaborative multidisciplinary team environment.

Minimum qualifications and Skills:

  • BS/MS in Physics, Laser Engineering, Optical Engineering or related fields

  • Minimum of 5 years hands on experience in an R&D team

  • Experience working with electronics and hardware used in laser technology

  • Knowledge and hands on experience of optical fiber

  • Experience modeling optical systems with ray tracing software

  • Programming experience with MATLAB, Python, …

  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities

  • This position may require extended hours of working on optical tables

  • US Work authorization required

Equal Opportunity Employer

Openwater is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate and encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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