Instrumentation Engineer/Scientist

DIVISION: Rigaku Innovative Technologies

DEPARTMENT: Research and Development

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain x-ray metrology instruments.
  • Develop and maintain deposition equipment.
  • Develop optical components, parts, accessories and tools with traditional and modern optical technologies.
  • Assemble and test R&D proof-concept devices and prototype devices.
  • Develop and implement new technological and metrological procedures for optic fabrication.
  • Develop concepts and draft procedures for new technologies and new processes.
  • Develop concepts of technological accessories and supervise their design, fabrication, and implementation.
  • Support products transfer to Advanced Manufacturing with instructions and training. Provide the technical support to production activities.
  • Provide guidelines and technical supports for X-ray tube testing and optic testing.


  • Strong sense of responsibility and motivated.
  • Good background in physics and mathematics. Bachelor degree or higher in Physics or Engineering.
  • Capability in designing and implementing computer and plug-in cards based control and data acquisition systems, including both knowledge and skills in electronics and programming.
  • Ability to trouble-shoot mechanical and electronic systems.
  • Good understanding and experience in traditional optical technology and metrology.
  • Knowledge and experience in optical components manufacturing and optical devises assembly and testing.
  • Strong hands-on capabilities, such as program and run various CNC machines for R&D projects.

Must be able to meet minimum qualifications to apply.

Rigaku offers a rewarding work environment and excellent benefits. All applicants are kept in strict confidence. Benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life insurance, section 125 flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan and more. Rigaku is an EEO/AA Employer Disabled/Veteran. Applicants must be able to prove they can legally work in the US.

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