Thin Film Engineer

Reference Number: 2639D
Location: Florida

The Photonics Group
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Company is recognized leader in the development of thermal imaging cameras.

Job Summary 

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.

Responsibilities Outline

•Research, design, and development of complex thin films coatings, materials, coating processes and the design of related tooling.  Experience in the IR is a must.

•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.

•Oversee and monitor coating chambers and their operation

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


Essential Skills and Requirements


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

•Minimum of 7 years experience in optical thin films coating

•Mechanical and technical ability

•Methodical and detail-oriented


•Effective communicator (written and oral)

•Ability to multi-task


•Strong work ethic

•Positive attitude


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The Photonics Group
Call us at 919 479 1941