Senior Laser Engineer

General Information
Location  377 Simarano Dr
STE 302
Marlborough, MA 01752
United States
Employee Type  Exempt FT (I)
Job Category  Engineering

IPG Photonics continues to expand with the new opportunities in Marlboro.  The Laser Engineer/Scientist will be a part of a new, cohesive group involved in the development of advanced laser modules and systems. A successful candidate will participate in all aspects of laser product development process: from conceptual design and lab prototyping, including optical alignment, optical and electrical assembly and testing, to gathering and presentation of experimental test data, to development of robust, packaged laser modules and systems for new product lines.

• Creative design, development, and testing of laser prototypes, modules and systems including optical layouts, components and equipment.

• Development of measurement methodology, algorithms and protocols, measurement and characterization tests

• Verification of performance of optical components, setups, systems, and equipment,

• Operation and maintenance of  a variety of optical, test and analytical instruments

• Provide reports and training to internal personnel


• MS with 5+ years of directly-related industry experience at the engineer/ scientist level or PhD in Science or Engineering, preferably in Optics or Lasers 

• Strong experimental skills related to the development of solid-state, diode-/fiber-laser-pumped lasers. (Experience with ultrashort-pulse generation in solid-state/ fiber lasers is a plus).

• Experience with optical components and optical metrology, optical and electronic test equipment

• Working knowledge of data acquisition software, such as LabView

• Knowledge of computational tools, such as Mathematica, MathCAD or MatLab
• Excellent communication and organizational skills


This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22C.F.R. §120.15 are required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, asylee.   License exception Technology and software under restriction (TSR) defined in 15 CFR 740.6 may permit person from Country Group B

The following link will take you to the government site with the list of Country Group B: https://www.bis.doc.gov/index.php/documents/regulation-docs/452-supplement-no-1-to-part-740-country-groups/file