Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Job Position: TE SubCom

Senior Engineer in Photonics:  The position is with TE SubCom a division of TE Connectivity. The position is in Portsmouth, NH about 1 hour North of Boston. Preference is someone with a MS degree but a PHD can apply, also a BS can apply also if they have extensive course work in areas of interest. This is the summer Intern position This is the Process Engineering position; Hope to hear from some good candidates. These are urgent positions to fill, start date is flexible.

Also contact Abdallah Alhamdan - Engineering Manager OFFICE: +1 603-430-4206 Newington, NH, USA 03801 Visit us at SubCom is a TE Connectivity Limited company www.te.comMOBILE: +1 732-485-4091aalhamdan@subcom.com100 Piscataqua Drive

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Photometrics Engineer in Sarasota

Please see the attached position description for Photometrics Engineer.

The position will be located in Sarasota, Florida but initially help to move the business from San Diego, California. The candidate will need to be a US citizen since the products are mainly for military/defense applications.

This is an excellent opportunity for a hands-on individual who enjoys both the hardware and analytical aspects of photometry.  We are looking to quickly fill this position since we are actively working on transitioning the business from San Diego.

Candidates can send their resume to Kim Oliver, Human Resources Director.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Apply for the AIM Photonics Academy2018 Internship Matching Program

The AIM Photonics Academy's 2018 Internship Matching Program is now open. With one application, students will be able to apply for full-time summer internships with one of the participating companies in the AIM Photonics community. Companies will be able to directly access a pool of highly motivated and talented students and potential employees in the field integrated photonics manufacturing. The IEEE Photonics Society is a proud association partner of AIM Photonics and its mission. 

AIM Photonics Academy is the educational initiative of the AIM Photonics Institute, an United States Advanced Institute for Manufacturing. Companies will offer travel expenses, as well as a stipend and a clearly defined work project for the interns. The duration and start and end dates may vary depending upon the project and company.

Please note that currently only community college, undergraduate and graduate students who are U.S. citizens are eligible to apply for the 2018 AIM Academy Internship Matching Program. Students must have at least a 3.4/4.0 or 4.25/5.0 average in an accredited college program to apply. Below is the list of the skills and education levels that are most in demand for 2018 industry interns in integrated photonics manufacturing field.
  • Silicon photonics design and testing – graduate and undergraduate students
  • Data science, sensors – graduate students
  • Photonics, optics, packaging – all levels
  • Robotic assembly, fiber optics – graduate and undergraduate students
In order to be considered for an internship, students must submit and complete an application along with a brief cover letter (200-300 words) and resume as one document. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

AIM Internship Matching Program - Apply here.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Tutoring Jobs Available

Apply to be a Physics Learning Assistant for Spring 2018. $10/hr, 10 hrs/wk. Application closes Dec 1. More info at

PHY4012 Teaching Introductory Physics: Study research on physics education and teaching methods, prep for graduate teaching assistantship, and guest teach in a local high school (3 cr, Spring 2018 Fri 2:30-5:20, pre-req: Physics 2). Contact for more info.

High school science & math teachers needed. Incentives include paid Masters degree, signing bonus up to $25k, student loan forgiveness, & paid internship. No education coursework needed. Start around $40k full-time, $25k part-time; hiring year-round. Contact for more info.

Tutors needed for local middle and high school math and science. Undergrads $25/hr, grads $45/hr. Contact for more info.

Adam LaMee
UCF Dept. of Physics PSB 111

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Product Manager Applications Engineer Position - Gooch and Housego

Title: Product Manager (Applications Engineer)

Job Summary: Manage commercial and technical aspects of a scientific instrumentation product line. Work with clients and product development teams to define and create industry leading imaging, light source, measurement and spectroradiometric instrument solutions for precise and demanding scientific, technical and production applications.

Location: Orlando, FL (Factory) – No relocation funds allocated

Status: Requires US citizenship or permanent residency

Minimum Education Level: Bachelors degree in a technical field and relevant experience

Employment Type: Full Time/Permanent

Position Type: Mid-career

Travel Required: Up to 25% Travel Required

Job Function: Engineering/Sales

Industry/Interest Area(s): Optics, photonics, imaging, spectroradiometery and applications


Reporting directly to the Senior Vice-President, Life Sciences and Instrumentation, this key contributor will work with our potential and existing clients, through direct and indirect channels, to meet their precision light measurement needs with Gooch and Housego’s industry leading solutions and expertise.

As the customer’s point of contact and voice, the candidate must be able to provide applications assistance, product support and sales of Gooch and Housego’s products and services to technical buyers. This includes responding to tenders, RFPs, RFQs, generating contracts, bid proposals and supporting the negotiation and closing sales with our distributors and representatives. The Product Manager is expected to follow up on quotations, drive processing of orders and maintain adequate records to document price quotations, decisions, progress and results of activity. The product manager will also be responsible for defining new products based on market knowledge, creating a marketing specification and working with engineering to drive development and release to market as well as managing custom or OEM product development to meet customer requirements.

They will use available resources such as sales leads, literature, samples and demos, telephones, Internet and email, computers and support staff and services to produce the most effective results and exercise strong administrative, organizational and communication skills. In addition, the Product Manager will be responsible for:

-       Organizing workshops and demonstrations
-       Monitoring daily/monthly orders and provide information in regards to account details
-       Expansion sales channels to increase market penetration in designated product areas and markets.
-       Attaining maximum sales and appropriate product mix.
-       Uncovering new sales opportunities through cold calling, networking and other proven marketing strategies
-       Watching for and identifying new markets
-       Setting and achieving established sales goals
-       Developing thorough knowledge of all frequently encountered applications and their appropriate solutions for which related products are required
-       Reporting significant changes or trends in area sales, interpreting customer needs into new product definitions and driving development. 
-       Providing feedback on product quality, needs, competition, business trends and unique product applications to management team
-       Completing any required reports
-       Maintaining files and records of customer names, orders and locations
-       Developing strategic marketing plan and coordinate the sales activities in conjunction with Engineering and Operations to achieve stated goals

Minimum Desired Qualifications:

A Bachelors degree in engineering, physics or equivalent and a minimum of 4 years experience or a graduate degree in engineering, computer science, physics or equivalent and a minimum of 2 years of applicable experience required. Also requires knowledge and experience with precision, light measurement systems. Proficient use of personal computers: Mac, Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.

Must demonstrate the ability to simplify problems, articulate solutions, lead and delegate, have excellent communication skills and be a highly motivated team oriented self-starter.  Travel required up to 30%.

Must be a US citizen or permanent resident.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

Prior product and/or program management experience and certification. Experience with agile scrum and project management, versioning and related tools (i.e. MS/ Project, Jira, Asana, GitHub, etc…).


Salary will be based upon background and experience. Gooch and Housego offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefit package including tuition reimbursement, 401(k) plan and more. Gooch and Housego is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Gooch and Housego (Orlando)
4632 36th Street,
Orlando, FL 32811
Ph: 407-422-3171
Fax: 407-648-5412