Metrology Applications Engineer | 4D Technology Corporation

4D Technology
February 16, 2024
May 16, 2024
Tucson, AZ
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POC: Michael North Morris

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Company Overview:
4D Technology, a subsidiary of Onto Innovation, is a leader in innovative metrology products for measuring surface quality and surface defects on precision surfaces, as well as the surface and wavefront quality of optics. 4D's patented Dynamic Interferometry® technology enables 4D's laser interferometry products to measure in difficult environments, where vibration, air turbulence or rapid motion have traditionally prevented accurate measurement.
Our attention to customer needs has led us to adapt our award-winning laser interferometer technology to a wide variety of applications, including factory-floor inspection, telescope mirrors and systems, biomedical research, environmental sensing and imaging and much more. We collaborate with institutions and companies to develop, and deliver, accurate metrology for tough environments and difficult measurements.
The world around us is in constant motion. 4D’s innovative measurement systems are designed for real-world, dynamic environments. We are transforming how and where laser interferometry is used. Innovative, dynamic and adapting: 4D Technology.
Position Summary:
4D Technology is seeking a highly motivated engineer to assist with metrology product and applications development to join a team of experienced professionals in a growing, dynamic, high-tech environment. This individual will focus on providing excellent customer technical support in a professional manner. Travel to customer sites to perform demonstrations, installations, and training is expected. They will also work collaboratively with a cross-functional team to ensure our customers have the highest regard for our products and services.
Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Master the operation of state-of-the-art optical instrumentation hardware and software.
  • Master techniques of optical metrology for precision measurement. Summarize results with reports and presentations.
  • Perform customer demonstrations (onsite, offsite, webinars), system installations, and training in the operation and application of 4D hardware and software products and develop a high-level understanding of customer use cases for the systems.
  • Position requires up to 25% travel both in the US and internationally.
  • Provide remote technical support to the 4D Sales, Applications and Service teams.
  • Support technical conferences and short courses with Sales as needed.
  • Provide support to key accounts and other customers as designated.
  • Provide feedback to factory on suggested design improvements, troubleshooting techniques and ways to improve products and processes.
  • Enhance and/or create work instructions and debugging documents for new/existing products.
  • Work with marketing communications to generate and update marketing materials: e.g. Web Site, Ads, Brochures, Trade-show graphics, and collateral material.
  • Communicate with customers and coworkers in an effective and affable manner.
  • Must maintain valid driver’s license.
  • Other duties as required.

Required Education and Experience:

  • BS degree or higher with 2+ years of experience in optical engineering, mechanical engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in application and integration of precision optical and optomechanical components.
  • Excellent analytical capability for systematic troubleshooting.
  • Working knowledge of electronics, mechanics, computers and common tools.
  • Customer focused with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-directed and reliable.
  • Possess good interpersonal skills and willing to work in a team environment.
  • US Citizen.

Position Location: The position is based in our headquarters in Tucson, Arizona. Coverage area is worldwide, supporting direct Sales in the US, and distributors across the globe. A 2-6 month training period, depending on candidate experience, will take place in Tucson, Arizona.

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