Full-Time

Focal Plane Engineer

Updated on 5/17/2024

HRL Laboratories

HRL Laboratories

501-1,000 employees

Develops advanced technologies in quantum science

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Senior

Camarillo, CA, USA

Required Skills
Agile
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Track record of success in IR detector processing, hybridization, backend processing, AR coating, and production processes
  • Experience with manufacturing and industrial engineering
  • Ability to specify, integrate, and operate complex custom equipment
  • Understanding of photoconductors, semiconductor device physics, IR development/production engineering, and basic radiometry test practices
  • Familiarity with programming environments, databases, and hardware/firmware configuration control
  • Knowledgeable with cleanroom environments and equipment, control software packages, and data analysis tools
  • Exposure to development principals such as agile tenants, iterative design, and small batch processing
Responsibilities
  • Leading all efforts related to focal plane array (FPA) development post epi growth
  • Evaluating current processes, determining best practices, setting process configurations, and continuously seeking improvements
  • Providing cost/schedule/risk inputs for all FPA build activities and maintaining execution activities within scope
  • Managing FPA builds through the relevant queues and cycles of the process
  • Developing and maintaining necessary infrastructure, interacting with a cross-disciplinary team, and ensuring solutions are integrated, operational, certified, and well maintained

HRL Laboratories is renowned for its cutting-edge development in quantum science, additive manufacturing, and high-frequency performance technologies. The company's pioneering efforts in areas such as silicon quantum dot devices, 3D-printable aluminum alloy, and advanced GaN integrated system designs place it at the forefront of technical innovation within the industry. This culture of leadership and innovation provides a stimulating environment that nurtures the growth and development of its employees, making it an excellent backdrop for professionals aiming to contribute to significant technological advancements.

Company Stage

Grant

Total Funding

$2M

Headquarters

Malibu, California

Founded

1997

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

18%

2 year growth

35%