Open Positions

Chemist/Physicist

PSI - Boston, MA

Physical Sciences Inc., located north of Boston in Andover, MA, is seeking to employ a physical chemist or applied physicist with a background in atomic/molecular dynamics. Strong, hands-on experience in the application of molecular beams, laser spectroscopy, optical diagnostics and spectroscopic simulations is desired. Experience with plasma technologies is a plus. Candidates should have earned a PhD, have an extensive background in performing experiments and analyzing data, and have a strong record of technical leadership documented by a record of peer-reviewed technical publications.

Technician

PSI - Boston, MA

Physical Sciences Inc., located north of Boston in Andover, MA, has an immediate opening for a technician possessing general laboratory and mechanical skills including: CAD, machining, wiring and electronics soldering, vacuum chamber assembly and maintenance and basic plumbing. Successful candidates will support teams of scientists assembling optical sensor prototypes and developing analytical instrumentation. Job responsibilities will include instrument prototyping, assembly and troubleshooting.

Optomechanical/Engineer

PSI - Boston, MA

Physical Sciences Inc., located just north of Boston in Andover, is looking for an optical scientist/engineer with experience in the design and implementation of novel optical systems for sensor applications. The primary focus of the work will be in the development of spectral sensing capabilities from the UV to the thermal infrared, often with the use of active illumination systems, for use in remote sensing and non-intrusive inspection applications.

Scientific Programmer/Analyst

PSI - Boston, MA

Physical Sciences Inc., located just north of Boston in Andover, is looking for a scientific programmer with a strong background in physics or one of the physical sciences. Hands-on experience in the implementation of algorithms, real-time operating systems, and the control of optically-based sensor systems is highly desirable. A Master’s degree with two years’ experience or a bachelor’s degree with 4 years’ experience are considered ideal. Practical experience that was part of the degree process such as senior or thesis project is acceptable.

Sensor Physicist

PSI - Boston, MA

Physical Sciences Inc., located just north of Boston in Andover, is looking for a person with a record of technical leadership in the development of advanced optical or infrared detection systems for the defense and homeland security markets. The candidate will be expected to develop and transition new research programs while being a strong contributor to existing programs. A successful candidate must be able to work within a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers, have high written and spoken English language proficiency, and have excellent analytical skills.

Laser Engineering Positions

Q-Peak - Boston, MA

Q-Peak, located in Bedford, MA, has opportunities for hands on laser engineers & technicians. Experience with build and test of either solid state or fiber lasers is needed in the laboratory/manufacturing environment to help bring contract development of new designs to fruition. Q-Peak’s involvement in design and development of new diode-pumped solid state (bulk and fiber) lasers, laser systems and associated nonlinear optics (SHG, OPOs, OPAs) requires direct experience in hardware design, fabrication, alignment, and test.

Electrical Engineer, InstantEye Robotics

PSI - Boston, MA

InstantEye Robotics’ Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems are the systems of choice by military, law enforcement, first responder and commercial users around the world. InstantEye Robotics has earned the respect of its customers by delivering high-quality products that are affordable and reliable, and meet current and future mission needs.

Embedded Software Engineer, InstantEye Robotics

PSI - Boston, MA

InstantEye Robotics’ Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems are the systems of choice by military, law enforcement, first responder and commercial users around the world. InstantEye Robotics has earned the respect of its customers by delivering high-quality products that are affordable and reliable, and meet current and future mission needs. We are looking for a motivated embedded software engineer to join our fast-moving team and become a key contributor to the development of our family of UAS products.

Laser Physicist

Q-Peak - Boston, MA

Q-Peak, located in Bedford, MA, has opportunities for laser physicists/engineers working on technical activities related to contract research and development of new diode-pumped solid state (bulk and fiber) lasers, laser systems and/or associated nonlinear optics (SHG, OPOs, OPAs). Qualified candidates will have a demonstrated record of independent achievement in laser and nonlinear optics design, engineering, and construction. Experience and/or interest in developing new contract efforts is highly desired.

Opto-Mechanical Engineer

Q-Peak - Boston, MA

Q-Peak, located in Bedford, MA has opportunities for an experienced Opto-Mechanical engineers with 5-10 years minimum experience in the design and Finite Element Analysis (mech and thermal) of lasers and active electro-optical assemblies for defense and aerospace environments. Multiple projects require creative design for SWaP optimization while achieving operational stability in challenging environments. This is an opportunity for a mid-career Opto-Mech to really stretch and take a leadership role in the development of Q-Peak’s growing engineering capability.