Matchtech

Senior Laser Engineer

Recruiter
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
15 Jun 2017
Ref
EMP381042
Contact
Martyn Hudson
Discipline
Electronic
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Key Responsibility Areas

* Selection of appropriate technical solutions with detailed justifications
* Modelling of key laser processes using commercial and in-house tools
* Product Test and Verification including the development of test solutions
* Problem solving to support product development and manufacturing
* Creation and review of detailed optical drawings, product and test specifications,
* Technical liaison with material vendors

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

The candidate should have previous experience working in a laser product development and/or laser applied research environment. It is also necessary to have had ownership of a laser design which has been manufactured (in one off or volume production).

The candidate should have experience in the design, characterisation and manufacture of fibre lasers using appropriate commercial tools (e.g. GLAD, ZEMAX or equivalent). An advanced understanding of laser physics and a broad understanding and familiarity with solid state lasers as well as fibre laser types is also required.

Experience relating to scaling fibre lasers to high power will be highly appropriate.An appreciation of the mechanical and electrical design aspects of laser systems is beneficial and it is desirable that the candidate has experience working in a laser production environment. The candidate should have strong laboratory skills.

Qualifications:

* Relevant Master’s degree e.g. Physics or with equivalent relevant experience
* Desirable - PhD with a significant fibre laser design content