Senior Applications Engineer
A senior applications engineer will serve as one of nLIGHT’s customer-facing technical experts specializing in laser material processing. To be recognized as a technical expert, a senior applications engineer must have extensive experience in high-power laser material interactions, programming robotic and CNC equipment, knowledge of material science or metallurgy, process troubleshooting skills, and manufacturing context to assert nLIGHT’s value proposition. This role will represent nLIGHT’s brand at technical forums, industry conferences, trade shows, and daily interactions with customers and partners and therefore must demonstrate confident technical presentation skills. In addition to the outward-facing activities, this role will be responsible for designing, managing, executing, and reporting process development projects conducted in nLIGHT’s applications labs for metal manufacturing processes. Relevant laser processing expertise should encompass cutting, welding, additive manufacturing, cladding, hardening, or similar high-power laser applications.
nLIGHT is subject to US Export Control regulations. To qualify for this position, a Foreign Person (that is, not a US Citizen or legal Permanent Resident) must be eligible for a deemed export license under the US Department of Commerce and/or the US Department of State.
nLIGHT is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including protected veterans and people with disabilities. For more information, please see the EEO is the Law poster from the federal government: dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf
nLIGHT is a rapidly growing vertically integrated supplier of high-performance lasers that enable innovation in materials processing, microelectronics and defense applications. nLIGHT develops and manufactures fiber lasers based on industry-leading semiconductor laser and optical fiber technology. nLIGHT is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington with additional sites in North America, Europe, and Asia. We're committed to working together to deliver breakthrough solutions that helps our customers innovate and grow.
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