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Principal Engineer - Lasers and Optics

Bothell, WA 98011

Posted: 04/17/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Hardware Job Number: 19771

Position Title: Principal Engineer - Laser and Optics

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire opportunity with our client in Bothell, Washington.
Job Requirements:
  • Design energy based medical devices utilizing laser/optical energy for non-invasive/minimally invasive body contouring and aesthetic dermatology applications.
  • Perform device simulations and analysis of prototype systems. 
  • Implement designs and build prototypes. 
  • Perform laboratory measurements and analysis using state of the art instrumentation to verify simulated models. 
  • Support animal and laboratory studies of prototype systems for feasibility studies.
  • Document results of simulations, measurements, and analysis in a form of technical reports. 
  • Prepare and present results of the research to the department staff and to other internal customers.
  • Develop product design specifications, technical reports, and documents in accordance with company, ISO-9001, FDA, and other requirements.
  • Participate in reliability testing of overall systems. 
  • Research and analyze data such as customer requests and specifications to determine feasibility of designs. 
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure projects conform to all regulatory and quality regulations. 
  • Interface with electrical, mechanical, and software resources as part of a cross-disciplinary design team.
  • Provide engineering support for Manufacturing and Service related activities.
Job Qualifications:
  • MS  in any Engineering or Scientific discipline(s) related to Laser and/or Optical Engineering is required, PhD is highly desirable.
  • Experimental and theoretical experience with fiber, diode, pulse dye lasers and/or IPL (Intense Pulse Light) devices.
  • Experience with laboratory equipment associated with Laser and/or Optical energy measurements.
  • Experience with software tools (i.e. Visual Basic, MATLAB, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of one of the following: COMSOL, ZEMAX, CODE V, and/or LightTools software.
  • Working knowledge of Mechanical and Electrical CAD software is desired.
  • Laboratory and/or Clinical experience with the mechanism of action in tissue due to exposure of Laser and/or Optical energy modalities.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced multidisciplinary environment that includes hardware, software, RF, and mechanical engineers as well as project managers.
    • Skilled in problem definition, data collection and analysis, generating solid conclusions and recommendations. 
    • Ability to multi-task, and capable of executing multiple assignments on time.
  • 5+  years of industry experience is highly desirable. However, recent college graduates with relevant academic experience are encouraged to apply.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Will Lorenson

My recruiting style is to be up front and honest. I will always keep candidates in the loop if I have or gain any information that can help out. I love recruiting because I love helping people. I know that finding that next job can be a very stressful and sometimes difficult time. I work hard to make sure that my candidates have a positive experience and do my best to work with you through the process.

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