Engineering Technician
Newport Corporation / ILX Lightwave - Bozeman, MT

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ILX (, a wholly owned subsidiary of Newport Corporation, designs and manufactures a broad range of photonics instrumentation, including laser diode controllers and drivers, temperature controllers, current sources, optical power and wavelength meters, semiconductor laser/LED burn-in, test and characterization systems, and fiber optic sources. ILX distributes its products in North America, Europe and Asia, and its customers include Fortune 500 corporations, national research laboratories, and government and educational institutions, many of whom are already customers of Newport for other products.

In this position a qualified candidate will support engineering activities in our laser diode test system product line. Activities will include design, test, checkout, modification, fabrication, and assembly of electro-mechanical systems, design circuitry, and specialized test equipment. The successful candidate will work from schematics, diagrams, and verbal descriptions to perform testing and troubleshooting functions.

Job Requirements:

This position requires a high energy self-starter with excellent technical and communication skills. A BS in EE or CpE is required. Must be comfortable with troubleshooting mixed signal circuits using common electrical test instruments such as oscilloscopes, multi-meters, and signal generators. This individual must know basic statistics, have a knack for disassembling and reassembing equipment, be proficient in Microsoft Excel and be able to write automation scripts (any language). This position is located in Bozeman, MT.