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bridger photonics

Bridger Photonics is a recognized world leader in coherent, high-resolution, absolute distance measurement and imaging technologies. We create sound and innovative solutions together with our customers and partners to meet their Metrology and Security & Defense objectives. We are driven by a desire to create innovative distance measurement products that advance society and significantly enhance our customers’ measurement capabilities. 

 Software Engineer
12/03/16   More Information...


Altos Photonics offers lasers & laser systems, optics, crystals, opto-electronics, and opto-mechanical components to research institutes and industrial customers.

Logistician / Operations
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Revibro optics
bozeman, montana

Revibro Optics is a small, energetic company specializing in deformable optics. Our MEMS-based adjustable focus mirror technology enables high-speed precision focusing for a variety of imaging applications. We are seeking motivated individuals to join our team to help advance our fabrication process and bring this exciting technology to market.

Microfabrication Engineer
9/01/16   More Information...

ILX Lightwave
Bozeman, Montana

ILX Lightwave® is the world's premier supplier of laser diode instrumentation and test systems. 
Since 1986, with the introduction of the first bench-top precision laser diode current source we have continued to develop our precision measurement and control technology to offer a full line of innovative instruments, test systems and accessories. We maintain our market leadership through the relentless pursuit of quality, performance, and innovation. ILX Lightwave products are used throughout the world in research and development labs and production areas, wherever photonic technology is advancing.

Mechanical Engineer
8/22/16   More Information...

Product Specialist
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Wavelength Electronics leads the laser control industry by simplifying advanced quantum cascade laser, laser diode, and thermal control for demanding electro-optical OEMs and researchers. For 20 years we have delivered instrument-level performance in small, cost-effective modules.  We also build assemblies for other customers (Electronic Manufacturing Services or EMS). 

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Quantel USA develops, designs and builds custom laser solutions to meet the needs of customers’ application requirements.  Quantel can also modify or upgrade standard lasers to meet specific customer requirements and environmental constraints.

Laser Technician I
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Laser Technician II
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Optical/Mechanical Test Technician
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BOZEMAN, Montana

AdvR, Inc. is devoted to the development and commercialization of photonics technologies, specializing in the development of optical devices and systems using engineered bulk and waveguide nonlinear optical materials.

Nonlinear Physicist/Optical Engineer
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S2 Corporation is a dynamic, high-technology small business in Bozeman that provides unparalleled Intelligence solutions in RF Sensing, signal and data processing using a novel photonic core technology. We are seeking qualified individuals to join our team to both advance and commercialize our revolutionary Extreme Bandwidth Analyzer and Correlator (EBAC). We are seeking individuals with a high level of technical experience in the following areas, or mixed skills across disciplines: 

Software Engineer

Application development with emphasis on C++, C# coding and big data handing, and visualization tools, GUI design, and software usability.

Digital Engineer

Emphasis on FPGA/GPU programming of parallel processing implementations, communications between systems, and high-performance computing.

RF Electrical Engineer

Emphasis on advanced electronic and RF frequency systems, skills in mixers, emphasis high frequency circuits up to 110 GHz, also with circuit design, assembly, test and packaging, and free space RF link characteristics.

Photonics Engineer

Emphasis on design, analysis, demonstration, assembly and test of complex photonic signal processing demonstrator systems, both free-space and fiber optical coupled.

Opto-mechanical engineer

Emphasis on design, assembly, packaging, and test of complex optical configurations, cryogenics and vacuum assemblies.

Project Manager

Technical lead on current and future efforts, tasking, personnel management under fixed budgets, on multi-year efforts, with detailed reporting requirements.

Business Development

Emphasis on technical briefings, monitoring proposal opportunities, fully preparing proposal bid and preparation, customer interaction. 

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