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Optical Systems Engineer at Southern Photonics

01 Nov 2018 9:44 PM | Anonymous

Southern Photonics is a small Auckland based company which manufactures a range of optoelectronic systems, including photonics based test and measurement equipment, and fibre optic laser systems. The company is also involved in general consulting work in this area, and works with the University of Auckland as a subcontractor assisting in achieving contracted research milestones. Southern Photonics is also a partner with the Dodd Walls Centre for Photonic and Quantum Technologies, and is co-located with a prototype development laboratory for this Centre in Auckland. We are looking for a scientist or engineer with experience in photonics research, and in the development and manufacture of photonics based equipment.

We seek a dynamic individual who is prepared to get involved in all aspects of the company’s business. Our ideal candidate would have a PhD in laser system development, or in nonlinear fibre op=cs, with subsequent experience in industry. Other candidates will be considered however, taking into account their experience and qualifications. The appointee will have the opportunity to contribute to the growth of the company, and indeed would be able to help shape its growth.

Southern Photonics regularly exhibits its equipment at international trade shows, and assists in the production of research papers for associated academic conferences. The appointee will have the opportunity to travel to such conferences and trade shows, if they are involved in the research work or in the marketing area of the business.

For further details please contact John Harvey (j.harvey@southernphotonics.com). Applicants should submit a cover letter that addresses key criteria in the job description along with a CV before November 26th, 2018.

Interviews in person or by Zoom will be organised in the first week of December.


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