Sr. Thin Film Engineer

Reference Number: 2599D
Location: Colorado

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Description:  Company develops precision optics fabrication and coatings for instrumentation for customers in the the semiconductor, laser, medical, and scientific research industries.

We are seeking a Thin Films Engineer to research, design, and develop complex thin film coatings. The ideal candidate will have in-depth familiarity with a wide variety of coating types using e-beam and ion-source process technologies, along with associated metrology. Troubleshooting designs and improving predictability of outcomes is also required. The ideal candidate will have intellectual drive and will want to take a hands-on approach to achieve results.


•Research, design, and development of complex thin films coatings, materials, coating processes and the design of related tooling.

•Oversee the formulation of thin film coating run instructions and procedures, and ensure implementation

•Determine cause and correction procedures for failed coating runs.

•Determine coating and test equipment manufacturing capability/test accuracy and recommend equipment upgrades, modifications, and/or improvement

•Develop new coating equipment/process technology.

•Develop new processes to optimize and expand existing manufacturing capability.


•Bachelor’s degree in Optical Engineering, Physics, or Material Science

•Minimum of 7 years experience in optical thin films coating


The Photonics Group
Call us at 919 479 1941