Careers

Gamma Scientific Offices

Gamma Scientific, located in San Diego, California, has been dedicated to helping organizations reach their light measurement goals for over 50 years. We work with some of the leading manufacturers, universities and government institutions in the world, and also operate a NVLAP accredited testing and calibration laboratory.

If you are interested in solving complex technical problems we would like to hear from you.

Please email your resume and cover letter to gammacareers (at) gamma-sci.com for consideration.

Electro-Optical Engineer

Gamma Scientific has an open position for an electro-optical engineer to support the documentation, testing, calibration and manufacturing of light measurement instruments. It entails learning laboratory techniques and finishing projects within deadlines. Will learn the use and calibration of photometers, radiometers, spectroradiometers, colorimeters, reflectometers and other photometry equipment. Must be able to travel.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Must have excellent technical writing skills and experience
  • Interface with engineers on designs and functionality of new and existing products
  • Travel to customer locations to install a system or troubleshoot existing systems
  • Learn processes and techniques quickly and fully
  • Ability to create documentation for technicians to follow
  • Knowledge of basic light measurement principals and instrumentation

Qualifications

To succeed in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required.

  • High-level knowledge in photometry, radiometry, reflectometry and colorimetry
  • High-level ability in reading optical, electrical and mechanical drawings
  • High-level ability in technical writing
  • Able to travel / obtain a visa
  • Must understand test process and procedures for test development
  • PC skills in Windows environment including Excel, Word and NI LabView
  • Clear, concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be self-motivated and capable of working with minimum supervision

Education

  • BS degree in Engineering – either Optics, Electro-Optics, Materials, Electrical, Mechanical or other related photometry technical field

Language Skills

Ability to speak and report in fluent English. 2nd and 3rd languages are ideal, especially Mandarin. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general technical procedures. Ability to write reports and understand procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from customers, managers and technicians.

Software Engineer

This position is for a creative Software Engineer to develop and deploy new software solutions. The Software Engineer must be able to work closely with other engineers and team members in order to implement designs and meet deadlines. Since Gamma Scientific is a small, fast growing company, the Software Engineer should possess good multi-tasking skills and be a versatile problem solver. The Software Engineer will report to the Engineering Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, code, and debug moderately complex software in C, C++, C#, .NET, assembly language or other selected languages
  • Develop user-friendly front end graphical user interfaces
  • Utilize software engineering tools such as configuration management systems, build processes and debuggers in the software development process
  • Integrate software with existing systems, send and receive commands with various hardware/software interfaces
  • May perform as a technical leader or Lead Software Engineer for specific software projects
  • Collaborate and add value through participation in team development projects, providing comments and suggestions
  • Provide reliable solutions to a variety of problems using sound problem solving techniques
  • Estimate level of effort, evaluate new options of similar technology, offer suggestions to improve processes and provide comments on electrical design aspects
  • Work collaboratively and professionally with other Gamma Scientific associates in cross functional teams to achieve goals
  • Apply a sense of urgency, commitment, focus and prioritization to developing solutions in a timely fashion
  • Write product and/or application information including manuals, procedures and datasheets
  • Travel to assist with software implementation and system integration in the field
  • Perform other duties as necessary

Qualifications

  • Strong background in Physics and Mathematics is required
  • Basic knowledge in the fundamentals of spectroradiometry, photometry and colorimetry is desired
  • Experience with light measurement test equipment, electronic laboratory equipment or commercial display equipment is a plus
  • General PC skills in Windows environment including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be self-motivated and capable of working with minimum supervision

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a Computer Engineering, Engineering, Physics or Optics

Systems Engineer

This position is for a Systems Engineer to support systems development, integration and testing. It includes development of systems and applications for Gamma Scientific’s light measurement products.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in product development projects and efforts
  • Integrate and test Gamma Scientific light measurement systems for Display, LED, Solid State lighting, Reflectance and other applications
  • Represent Applications and Interface with Engineering in developing new products and custom systems. Work with Engineers on qualification testing of new products
  • Manage, develop, integrate and test custom systems for customers. Travel to install systems and provide training as needed
  • Develop test and measurement processes for product applications
  • Write System Technical Manuals and White Papers
  • Assist sales with customer demos. Provide technical sales support. Interface with customers as needed
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

To succeed in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required.

  • Three to five years of working experience in a relevant field
  • Strong knowledge of college level Physics, Optics and Engineering with basic knowledge in the fundamentals of Photometry and Colorimetry
  • Understanding of general test and measurement processes
  • Working experience with software controlled, electro-optical-mechanical instrumentation
  • Basic ability in reading optical, electrical and mechanical drawings
  • Must understand basic problem solving and process development methodology
  • PC skills in Windows environment including Excel, Word and Visual Basic
  • Clear, concise verbal and written communication skills. Good technical writing ability
  • Must be self-motivated and capable of working with minimum supervision
  • This position requires up to 20% domestic and international travel

Education

  • Minimum BS degree in Physics, Optics, or Engineering

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general technical procedures. Ability to write reports and understand procedures and manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers and technicians. Fluency in Chinese language a plus.