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Applications Engineer

Company: nLight
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionAbout nLIGHTnLIGHT is a rapidly growing publicly listed company (NASDAQ: LASR). nLIGHT is a global leader in high-power semiconductor and fiber lasers for industrial, microfabrication, aerospace, and defense applications. Headquartered in Vancouver, WA, nLIGHT employs over 1,000 people with operations in the U.S., China, and Finland.Role SummaryApplications Engineer is an engineering role focused on the execution and documentation of 3D applications development conducted at nLIGHT's HD3D applications labs as well as with customers. Applications engineers must be capable of efficiently switching between tasks and able to execute multiple projects concurrently. The ideal applicant is a hands-on problem solver who is self-motivated to address new challenges with enthusiasm for technical learning and personal growth. Applications engineers must exhibit a dedicated work ethic, positive attitude, and strong interpersonal skills as project execution will involve regular interactions with nLIGHT customers. This role will be responsible for setting up and operating camera equipment and conducting 3D applications experiments as well as characterizing modules under the direction and mentorship of senior the Snr Applications Scientist and other technical team members. Relevant engineering disciplines include mechanical, optical, systems, and applied physics. It is expected engineers in this role will have a drive for personal growth within nLIGHT's HD3D team.ResponsibilitiesSet up, operate, and program 3D camera systems to execute demonstrations and experiments for customers as well as for the HD3D development team in real-time volumetric capture.Develop 3D parameters and system configurations through a series of methodical, iterative process development experiments for a given customer application.Document the detailed sequence of iterative process development steps in a format consistent with the scientific method.Use inspection tools, metrology equipment, and metallographic examination techniques to evaluate part quality produced by the processing parameters.Quantitatively and qualitatively assess process performance against customer-provided productivity metrics and quality criteria.Summarize results and findings into a presentation format that enables nLIGHT customers to gain expertise from parameter development experiments.Manage the storage and inventory of raw materials, consumables, and spare parts.Maintain the automated machinery and lab equipment in clean working order.Up to 20% travel to technical conferences and/or onsite customer process support and troubleshooting.QualificationsMinimum BS Engineering degree or equivalentDemonstrated application of technical skills toward a team project goal.Effectively contributes to and enjoys working in a collaborative team environment.Demonstrated experience managing project schedules and deliverables.Excellent interpersonal skills for customer communication and technical presentations.Strong mechanical aptitude; experienced with hand tools, power tools, precision devices, and metrology equipment.Enthusiasm for manufacturing processes; industrial manufacturing experience a plus.Experience programming camera / inspection systems a plus.nLIGHT is subject to US Export Control regulations. To qualify for this position, a Foreign Person (that is, not a US Citizen or legal Permanent Resident) must be eligible for a deemed export license under the US Department of Commerce and/or the US Department of State.Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or age. For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please see these government posters: "EEO is the Law" and its accompanying temporary supplement. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at (360) ###-#### orEqual Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or age. For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please see these government posters: EEO is the Law and its accompanying temporary supplement. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at (360) ###-#### or . Associated topics: .net, c c++, c++, develop, java, programming, python, software development engineer, software programmer, sw

Keywords: nLight, Vancouver , Applications Engineer, Other , Vancouver, Washington

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