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Director Applications – Mass and Optical Spectrometry

Job Description

The Director of Applications reports to the SVP of Product Development and works closely with other functions of the company including marketing, sales, and engineering. The Director of Applications is responsible for technical engagements with leading customers in the areas of spectrometry, contributing to product roadmaps, and supporting product development efforts.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a support plan and timeline for key customer engagements
  • Develop intricate operational knowledge of systems under development
  • Develop plans to diagnose and debug issues found by customers
  • Identify key requirements early in the customer engagements process
  • Contribute to and support definitions of next generation products and roadmaps
  • Hire and direct staff of senior applications engineers
  • Strengthen key customer relations through technical competence and relationship management skills
  • Manage customer expectations in line with company’s timelines

Requirements

  • Ph.D in Physics/ Chemistry with 10+ years’ experience or related degree from a top tier university and superior academic credentials
  • 2+ years leading a team of applications engineers in the instrumentation field, preferably in mass spectrometry or optical spectrometry
  • Solid technical understanding in Mass Spectrometry and/or Optical Spectrometry
  • Solid understanding of the engineering process, including error budgeting, hardware and software skills, ability to diagnose and debug systems issues.
  • Good customer presentation and relationship management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong team building and collaborative mindset

Senior Applications Engineer

Job Description

The Senior Applications Engineer reports to the Director of Applications and works closely with other functions of the company including marketing, sales, and engineering. The Senior Applications Engineer is responsible for software and hardware support of spectrometry instrumentation being developed by the company.

Responsibilities

  • Develop intricate operational knowledge of systems under development
  • Develop plans to diagnose and debug issues found by customers
  • Develop lab automation procedures to enhance reliability of data collection
  • Provide clear and concise reports on work
  • Contribute to and support analysis of data
  • Set up and modify hardware configurations as needed
  • Set up and modify software configurations as needed

Requirements

  • BS degree with 5+ years’ experience (MS preferred) in Electrical Engineering or related degree from a top tier university and superior academic credentials
  • 2+years working on analytical instrumentation
  • Solid understanding of the engineering process, including data analysis and presentation, hardware and software skills, ability to diagnose and debug systems issues.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to collaborate and work as part of a team.

Principal Applications Scientist – Optical Spectrometry

Job Description

The Principal Applications Scientist reports to the Director of Applications and works closely with other functions of the company including marketing, sales, and engineering. The Principal Applications Scientist is responsible for technical engagements with leading customers in the areas of optical spectrometry, contributing to product refinement, and leading research efforts utilizing the company’s proprietary diagnostic tools.

Responsibilities

  • Develop intricate operational knowledge of systems under development
  • Develop plans to diagnose and debug issues found by customers
  • Strengthen key customer relations through technical competence and relationship management skills
  • Design experiments, write grant proposals, and manage funded research efforts.
  • Contribute to product refinement and improvement through use in end application studies

Requirements

  • MS degree with 10+ years’ experience (PhD preferred) in Electrical Engineering or related degree from a top tier university and superior academic credentials
  • 5+years working on the development of leading edge optical spectrometers
  • Solid technical understanding of Optical Spectrometry methods
  • Solid understanding of the engineering process, including error budgeting, hardware and software skills, ability to diagnose and debug systems issues.
  • Good customer presentation and relationship management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong team building and collaborative mindset

Principal Scientist – Optical Spectrometry

Job Description

The Principal Scientist is responsible for leading technical programs in the area of sub-nanosecond spectroscopy in the near- to mid-infrared spectral regions. Experience in polarized spectroscopy, Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman scattering, CARS imaging microscopy, and/or optical coherence tomography is also valued.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, build and test systems and products based on optic, photonic, and laser technologies
  • Develop and benchmark system performance model
  • Support product development efforts by breaking down system specifications into component performance requirements, and participate in development review process
  • Design experiments, write grant proposals, and manage funded research efforts.
  • Contribute to product refinement and improvement through use in end application studies

Technical Skills

  • Strong understanding of Optical Spectroscopy methods and experience designing and verifying optical systems to specifications, both in simulations and in the laboratory
  • Experience with Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman scattering, CARS imaging microscopy, and/or optical coherence tomography

Education and Qualifications

  • MS degree (or higher) in Optical Physics, Physics, or related engineering discipline is required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. A Ph.D. is desired.
  • 5+years working on the development of leading edge optical spectrometers
  • Solid understanding of the engineering process, including error budgeting, hardware and software skills, ability to diagnose and debug systems issues.
  • Ability to work with a global program team
  • Good verbal and written communication skills (English)

Principal Applications Scientist – Mass Spectrometry

Job Description

The Principal Applications Scientist reports to the Director of Applications and works closely with other functions of the company including marketing, sales, and engineering. The Principal Applications Scientist is responsible for technical engagements with leading customers in the areas of mass spectrometry, contributing to product roadmaps, and supporting product definition and development efforts.

Responsibilities

  • Develop intricate operational knowledge of systems under development
  • Develop plans to diagnose and debug issues found by customers
  • Identify key requirements early in the customer engagements process
  • Develop a support plan and timeline for key customer engagements
  • Strengthen key customer relations through technical competence and relationship management skills
  • Contribute to and support definitions of next generation products and roadmaps
  • Contribute to development efforts by breaking down system specifications into component performance requirements, and participate in development review process

Requirements

  • MS degree with 10+ years’ experience (PhD preferred) in Electrical Engineering or related degree from a top tier university and superior academic credentials
  • 5+ years working on the development of leading edge mass spectrometers
  • Deep technical understanding of Mass Spectrometry
  • Solid understanding of the engineering process, including error budgeting, hardware and software skills, ability to diagnose and debug systems issues.
  • Good customer presentation and relationship management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong team building and collaborative mindset

Electro-Optical Engineer

Job Description

Atonarp is currently seeking an Electro-Optical Engineer for our Research & Development team in Fremont, CA. The work will include optical path modeling and design of prototype detectors, and electro-optical components, optical alignment, data acquisition and analysis.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead system architecture and mechanization for optical based products
  • Design, develop, build and test systems and products based on optic, photonic, and laser technologies including specifying, selecting and qualifying active and passive optical components
  • Developing and benchmarking system performance models
  • Developing and implementing test procedures
  • Perform requirements review
  • Support product design reviews
  • Support hardware prototype builds
  • Characterize and test product performance

Technical Skills

  • Strong understanding of applied optical design and simulation using optical simulation tools and experience designing and verifying optical systems to specifications, both in simulations and in the laboratory
  • Experience with NIR detector technologies, design, calibration, and performance modeling
  • Experience with electro-optical and/or opto-mechanical beam steering and focusing

Education and Qualifications

  • MS degree (or higher) in Optical Physics, Physics, or related engineering discipline is required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. A Ph.D. is desired.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience is required.
  • Ability to work with a global program team
  • Good verbal and written communication skills (English)

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