Photonics Engineer I/II

Blackmore Sensors and Analytics, Inc. seeks a Photonics Engineer to contribute to their research and product development efforts. Blackmore develops lidar engines, sensors, and analytics for both defense and commercial markets.

Primary Responsibilities

Optical and photonics aspects of Blackmore’s 3D Lidar Imaging systems, but may also involve both electrical and mechanical aspects.

Please note that these are required:

  • B.S. in Photonics, Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Quantum Electronics, Physics, or equivalent field

  • Demonstrated excellence and work ethic in a laboratory environment

  • Ability to take initiative and work independently to solve challenging problems

  • Team player with strong written and oral communication skills.

It would be really cool if you had some of these:

  • M.S. or higher in Photonics, Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or equivalent field

  • Strong theoretical background in Fourier optics, diffraction theory, imaging systems, signal processing, solid state optics, integrated photonics, and/or laser systems

  • Expertise in ladar, lidar, laser remote sensing, and imaging

  • Experience with any of the following software: Matlab, Python, C++/C#/CUDA, Java, Zemax, Code5

Here are some additional details:

  • This is a full-time, salaried position. Occasional travel may be required.

  • Salary is commensurate with your education, experience, and skills

  • We offer excellent benefits

  • Blackmore is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, or national origin

  • U.S. citizenship required

For full consideration, please submit the following by July 19, 2019 to

cover letter identifying the position | resume

About Blackmore Sensors and Analytics, 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.

Blackmore is located in Bozeman, Montana, a vibrant and beautiful university town surrounded by mountains and ideal for outdoor activities. Whether you like camping, biking, hiking, fishing, skiing or just gazing at beautiful scenery, Bozeman is a great place to live and work.

Hyalite Reservoir, approx. 20 minutes from Blackmore’s Headquarters

Hyalite Reservoir, approx. 20 minutes from Blackmore’s Headquarters