R&D Engineer

Aosense, Inc. Sunnyvale , CA 94085

Posted 2 weeks ago

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

AOSense, Inc. is the leading developer and manufacturer of innovative quantum technologies employing atom optics. Our devices use frequency-stabilized lasers and atoms in a vacuum cell to measure accelerations, rotations, magnetic fields, and time with unparalleled accuracy and stability. Our staff includes physicists and engineers with expertise covering a wide array of disciplines. Our teams are dynamic and fast paced since our hardware is cutting edge.

POSITION SUMMARY:

We are seeking an R&D engineer who specializes in compact and robust mechanical and optical design, assembly, and testing. As a hands-on R&D Engineer at AOSense, you will work with physicists and engineers to develop and test high-performance, fieldable accelerometers, gyroscopes, gravimeters, atomic clocks, frequency standards, and magnetometers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with physicists and engineers to rapidly iterate designs and prototypes
  • Work with electrical, mechanical, and optical engineers to create, assemble, and test complex sensor and clock hardware
  • Procure mechanical and optical components
  • Coordinate component and subsystem fabrication and assembly
  • Assemble and test vacuum systems
  • Align lasers through single-mode optical fibers and through bulk electro-optic and acousto-optic devices
  • Collaborate with electrical engineers to define, document, and implement PCB test plans
  • Build and test prototype circuits and test fixtures
  • Procure and maintain mechanical and optical test equipment
  • Report results of validation testing

Requirements

  • Demonstrated success in building complex optomechanical prototypes and products
  • Willingness to become an expert at new fabrication disciplines
  • Hands-on experience with precision test equipment
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Applicants should thrive in a dynamic environment
  • U.S. Government contracts require applicants to be U.S. citizens or permanent residents

DESIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Skilled in mechanical prototyping, including basic machining and finishing operations
  • Hands-on experience with vacuum system design, assembly, and testing
  • Expertise in aligning and securing micro-optics components
  • Basic understanding of Gaussian beam optics
  • Experience with optical testing of polarization, wavefront flatness, reflectivity, optical phase shifts, beam aberrations, etc.
  • Operational familiarity with laser frequency stabilization
  • Skilled in electrical prototyping, including PCB fabrication, assembly, soldering, and rework
  • Experience testing low-noise analog, mixed-signal, and rf electronics
  • Basic knowledge of data acquisition and simulation software such as MATLAB, LabVIEW, Visual Basic, Python, and C or C++
  • Experience with mechanical and optical design software (e.g., SolidWorks, COMSOL, ANSYS, Zemax, and FRED)
  • Familiarity with OrCAD/Altium schematic capture and PCB layout
  • Experience developing flight-qualified hardware
  • Hands-on experience with optical test equipment

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelors degree in physics or engineering, or equivalent professional experience, with experience in an R&D environment

Benefits

  • Salary depends on qualifications and experience
  • Medical and dental
  • Retirement
  • Stock plan

AOSense is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran or disability status, or any other federal, state or local protected class.

AOSense is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are disabled and require special assistance or a reasonable accommodation while seeking employment with AOSense, then please contact us via email at careers@aosense.com or call (408) 735-9500 x210

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Data Engineer
New!

Amick Brown, LLC

Posted Today

VIEW JOBS 10/27/2020 12:00:00 AM 2021-01-25T00:00 Amick Brown is seeking an experienced <strong>Data Engineer </strong>for our direct client.<br /> <br /> <strong>Location: Sunnyvale, CA 94086.               <br /> Duration: 4 Months with possible extension.</strong><br />  <br /> <strong>Description:</strong><br />   <ul> <li style="padding: 0; margin: 0;" style="padding: 0; margin: 0;">Designs, builds and oversees the deployment and operation of technology architecture, solutions and software to capture, manage, store and utilize structured and unstructured data from internal and external sources.</li> <li style="padding: 0; margin: 0;" style="padding: 0; margin: 0;">Establishes and builds processes and structures based on business and technical requirements to channel data from multiple inputs, route appropriately and store using any combination of distributed (cloud) structures, local databases, and other applicable storage forms as required. Develops technical tools and programming that leverage artificial intelligence, machine learning and big-data techniques to cleanse, organize and transform data and to maintain, defend and update data structures and integrity on an automated basis.</li> <li style="padding: 0; margin: 0;" style="padding: 0; margin: 0;">Creates and establishes design standards and assurance processes for software, systems and applications development to ensure compatibility and operability of data connections, flows and storage requirements.</li> <li style="padding: 0; margin: 0;" style="padding: 0; margin: 0;">Reviews internal and external business and product requirements for data operations and activity and suggests changes and upgrades to systems and storage to accommodate ongoing needs.<br /> <br /> <strong>Required Skills:</strong></li> <li style="padding: 0; margin: 0;" style="padding: 0; margin: 0;">4 years of hands-on experience working on data using SQL on multiple platforms (SQL server, my SQL, Mongo) (required)</li> <li style="padding: 0; margin: 0;" style="padding: 0; margin: 0;">5 years of hands-on experience with Python and C# programming (required)</li> <li style="padding: 0; margin: 0;" style="padding: 0; margin: 0;">4 years of hands-on experience with Data analytics (dashboards) and derive insights</li> <li style="padding: 0; margin: 0;" style="padding: 0; margin: 0;">3-4 years of hands-on experience with Application Development Skills - web based or service based (required)</li> <li style="padding: 0; margin: 0;" style="padding: 0; margin: 0;">3 years of hands-on experience with ETL tools and automation (required)</li> <li style="padding: 0; margin: 0;" style="padding: 0; margin: 0;">1 year of experience AWS technology stack understanding (desirable)</li> <li style="padding: 0; margin: 0;" style="padding: 0; margin: 0;">BS degree: 8-9 years of hands-on experience</li> <li style="padding: 0; margin: 0;" style="padding: 0; margin: 0;">MS degree- 4-5 years of hands-on experience</li> </ul>  <br />  <br /> Amick Brown is an Information Technology consulting company specializing in ERP, Data Analytics, Information Security, Application Development, Networking, and Cloud Computing. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in San Ramon, California.<br /> <br /> Regular full-time employees are eligible for the following Amick Brown provided benefits:  <ul> <li style="padding: 0; margin: 0;" style="padding: 0; margin: 0;">Health</li> <li style="padding: 0; margin: 0;" style="padding: 0; margin: 0;">Vision</li> <li style="padding: 0; margin: 0;" style="padding: 0; margin: 0;">Dental</li> <li style="padding: 0; margin: 0;" style="padding: 0; margin: 0;">401k with company match</li> <li style="padding: 0; margin: 0;" style="padding: 0; margin: 0;">Paid time off</li> <li style="padding: 0; margin: 0;" style="padding: 0; margin: 0;">Sick Leave</li> <li style="padding: 0; margin: 0;" style="padding: 0; margin: 0;">Short-Term Disability</li> <li style="padding: 0; margin: 0;" style="padding: 0; margin: 0;">Life Insurance</li> <li style="padding: 0; margin: 0;" style="padding: 0; margin: 0;"><a name="_heading=h.gjdgxs"></a>Wellness & Discount Programs</li> </ul>  <br />   Amick Brown, LLC Sunnyvale CA

R&D Engineer

Aosense, Inc.