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Since 1996 Calmar Laser (then Calmar Optcom) has been established as a leading supplier and reliable OEM partner for innovative fiber laser and fiber amplifier solutions. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Calmar has attracted and developed a distinguished team of professionals. Our people are the company’s most valuable asset and provide us with a compelling competitive edge. We are seeking additional, self-motivated team players to assist in our rapid growth. Here is your opportunity to work for a leader in the world of ultrafast fiber lasers with significant career growth potential.

Optical Engineer
Electronic Engineer
Optical Assembler/Technician
Electronic Technician

Title: Optical Engineer

Location: Sunnyvale, CA

Job Description:

As a member of R&D team to assist in next generation ultrafast fiber laser products. Key responsibilities include

  1. Responsible in building and developing ultrafast fiber laser prototype, including both fiber and free space optic assemblies. Perform system level testing and diagnosing.
  2. Understanding Key physical phenomena which influence laser performances both through experimental and theoretical analysis. Collecting and analyzing experimental data.
  3. Work closely with a small engineering team that includes electrical, mechanical and software engineers to identify the root causes of the interdisciplinary problems and generate creative engineering solutions.
  4. Understand system requirements, define components specifications and conduct component qualification test.
  5. Documentation of the optical design and modification, test methodology, component specifications
  6. Work closely with the manufacturing team to transfer the prototype R&D design to manufacturing. Train manufacturing personnel; help resolve manufacturing and testing challenges on the production line.

Requirements:

  • M.S. or higher degree in optics or laser physics (or equivalent)
  • Strong hands-on experience in free-space optical system design. Previous experience with high power laser, Ti: Sapphire oscillator is a strong plus.
  • Good understanding in lasers and nonlinear optics. Previous experience with nonlinear wavelength conversion, optical parametric amplifier is a plus.
  • Must be able to work as a team member and across functional boundaries inside the company.
  • Self-motivated with good interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Excellent documentation and computer skills.

Title: Electronic Engineer

Location: Sunnyvale, CA

Job Description:

The Electronic Engineer’s responsibilities include, but not limited to, performing Electrical and Firmware design activities, debugging hardware and firmware for products and customers, and also improving quality of current hardware/firmware platform to satisfy laser requirements. The Electronic Engineer will also be maintaining existing electronic designs and coordinating efforts with Mechanical, Optical and other teams.

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Develop electronic design solutions that meet company directions, customer requirements and industrial standards.
  2. Solve technical and design problems through utilization of comprehensive root cause analysis techniques.
  3. Ensure engineering schedules, customer needs and quality standards are met in a timely fashion.
  4. Work with other teams to ensure products are delivered and maintained to the highest standards possible.
  5. Participate in design review meetings.
  6. Maintain design documentation, and support internal resources such as manufacturing with testing, assembly and production.
  7. Perform other work-related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • BS or higher in Electrical Engineering.
  • 3+ years electronic design experience.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and good working relationship with customers, vendors, and internal functional teams.

Title: Optical Assembler/Technician

Location: Sunnyvale, CA

Job Description:

Work on the manufacturing line building optical assemblies using detailed work instructions. Work with a team of engineers and other professionals to continually improve the manufacturing processes. Performs a variety of routine duties in the areas of optical, mechanical, and functional operations, data collection and maintenance as it relates to fiber laser.

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following (training will be provided):

  1. Perform various optical assemblies involving optical fiber, mirrors, lens and etc.
  2. Assemble product from drawings or internal specifications.
  3. Repair or troubleshoot defective product.
  4. Assist manufacturing engineering or R&D in building and testing prototype.
  5. Process product documentation, and perform data analysis as needed.
  6. Inspect or test optical components.
  7. Test product performance.
  8. Perform other work-related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • AS or higher.
  • Strong hands-on skill.
  • Able to work with minimal supervising.
  • Able to multi-task and work under a tight production schedule.

Title: Electronic Technician

Location: Sunnyvale, CA

Job Description:

This is an Electronic Technician position that will support manufacturing operations for testing, debugging and assembling printed circuit boards. In this role, you will help to prepare BOM and bring up PCB fabrication and assembly for manufacture requirement. You are required to follow procedures to test and debug PCB circuits, and assemble PCB into our instruments in which opto-electronics/mechanical/software/firmware was integrated. You will help to load software/firmware and run prescribed test. You will also perform other work-related duties as assigned by supervisor, such as assembling mechanical enclosure.

Requirements:

  • Have at least an A.A./A.S. degree in Electronics, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent technical field. A B.S. degree (while not required) is a plus.
  • Have extensive electronic bench testing experience with PCB boards down to the component level using oscilloscopes, digital multi-meters and spectrum analyzers.
  • Able to read a variety of electronic schematics, diagrams and detailed electronic circuit procedure documentation.
  • Very handy in soldering skill, capable of repairing and replacing components at board level.
  • Able to handle ESD sensitive components. Fiber optical experience is a plus, but not required.
  • Strong background in electronic theory and practical applications of component level testing with resistors, capacitors, transistors, inductors and diodes.
  • Excellent team player with exceptional communications skills, documentation capability and work ethic.

Calmar provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military status or any other category protected by federal, state and local laws.

Human Resources
Calmar Laser Attn: HR
951 Commercial Street
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Fax: +1 650.272.6988
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