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Bridger photonics
Bozeman, montana

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.

Director/VP of Business Development, Marketing and Sales
10/09/18   More Information…

Elemental scientific lasers
Bozeman, montana

A market leader in mass spectroscopy automation and sample introduction, Elemental Scientific is recognized internationally for its innovative products.  The company is headquartered in Omaha NE, with the photonics R&D and manufacturing division based in Bozeman, MT.  The company is privately owned and has a strong history of commitment to its employees and community.  Elemental Scientific sells products globally and has offices in several locations worldwide.  On the cutting edge in mass spectroscopy technology our products utilize the latest technologies in lasers, optics, electronics and instrumentation.  

Technical Service Engineer
09/26/18   More Information…

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.

Electrical Engineer/Optical Engineer
09/10/18   More Information…


Spectrum Lab was established in 1999 to advance the opto-electronic technologies emerging from the research laboratories of Montana State University and foster their transition to Montana companies and in the process providing enhanced educational opportunities for our undergraduate and graduate students.  More information is available at www.spectrum.montana.edu

Research Associate or Research Scientist/Engineer
08/19/18   More Information...

Blackmore Inc.

Blackmore Sensors and Analytics, Inc. is a leader in frequency-modulated continuous wave (FMCW) Lidar and supporting analytic tools. Blackmore’s technology and unique approach bring the advanced toolsets of modern radar into the optical domain. We support intense mission-critical environments, where direct-detect 3D imagers are cost and performance limited. Examples of current use of our technology include self-driving vehicles and defense applications.

Integrated Photonics Engineer III
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VP of Manufacturing
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Mechanical Engineer
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Computer Vision Software Engineer
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Electrical Engineer II
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Electrical and Computer Engineer I
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FPGA Firmware Engineer
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Game and Simulation Software Engineer
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Photonics Engineer I/II
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Procurement Specialist
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Sr. Electrical Architecture Engineer
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Software Engineer
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Vehicle Integration Engineer
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Systems Engineer II (NPI)
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Test Engineer I (NPI)
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NPI Electrical Engineer
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Elemental Scientific  (Formerly New Wave Research)
Bozeman, Montana

Elementals integrated solutions for laser ablation mass spectroscopy allow scientists, researchers, technicians and engineers to analyze a wide spectra of materials ranging from precious metals to human tissue.  Our systems are used worldwide in an extensive range of applications some of which are, medical, materials science, aerospace, criminal investigation, geologic study and historical research.   The photonics team located in Bozeman, Montana is a dynamic and creative team committed to solving challenging technical problems with creative solutions.  Engineers and scientists work in a range of areas including software design, motion control, robotics, fluid dynamics, vibration isolation, laser and optical design and heat transfer.    Elemental Scientific is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, with global operations and subsidiaries in Asia, Europe and North America.  More information is available at www.icpms.com/

Assembly and Test Technician
07/20/18  More Information...

ILX Lightwave

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.

ILX Lightwave is located in Bozeman, Montana and is a member of the Newport Corporation family of industry leading brands.

07/20/18   More Information...

Associate Field Service Engineer
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Manager, Product Marketing
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Manufacturing Engineering

Production Technician
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Montana Instruments

Montana Instruments® makes researchers more effective by creating better high-precision optical measurement solutions for research, industry, and education.

We are passionate about enabling low temperature research worldwide. As a nimble and responsive company, our focus is on continuous improvement and end-user functionality. We believe in the significant work of these researchers, which is why we continuously work to offer innovative solutions that facilitate results.

Electronics Technician
06/27/18   More Information...


Lattice Materials is the world's leading manufacturer of silicon and germanium infrared optical blanks, curves, laser mirror blanks, Czochralski crystal growth seeds, sputtering target material and CNC machined specialty silicon parts. 

Staff Accountant
05/23/2018   More Information...

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