If you are interested in applying with our company, you are encouraged to take time and review our website to better understand our business focus and where your skills can benefit our needs.  Please send both your cover letter and resume to vistaphoton@vistaphotonics.com. If you are applying for a technical position that requires certain coursework or training, then a copy of your transcripts would also be helpful.  Resumes that do not include a cover letter may be rejected. 

Due to our government contract requirements for ITAR and EAR, all applicants must be US citizens or authorized to work in the US without the need for the Company to acquire export licenses. Vista Photonics does not have the authorization to release covered technology to employees who do not meet the requirements for the technology transfer. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and authorization to work in the United States, to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire, and acknowledge that they will not require the Company to obtan export licenses or sponsorship. Visa sponsorship is not available for any of our positions.

Mechanical Design Engineer
We are seeking a self-motivated Mechanical Design Engineer capable of rapid product development with minimal supervision of daily activities. The successful candidate will be able use engineering principles to research, design, or develop structures, instruments, machines, processes, or systems. Experience and familiarity with Pro/E (CREO) is a firm requirement. Come join us during this exciting time as we ramp up to be a part of present and emerging developments in the human exploration of space.

Job Description
Detailed design activities include preparation of component, subassembly and main assembly Pro/E (Creo) models; creating detailed fabrication drawing packages; update models and drawings per engineering change orders; meeting critical schedules in a dynamic environment; work with scientists and engineers to resolve hardware realization issues. This position will also participate in assembly builds, working alongside the Principal Investigator and other scientists and engineers.
Design activities are conducted following regimented quality assurance / quality control procedures.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:
        Associates Degree in related field (transcript of coursework is required);
        At least two years of experience;
        Demonstrated proficiency with Pro/E (Creo).

        Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field (transcript of coursework is required);
        Experience in creating mechanical product design definition to include 3D solid models and mechanical drawings.
        Ability to evaluate, analyze, and then realize mechanical designs based on the system requirements.
        FPGA, VHDL, Verilog HDL, C++, C#, Experience.
        National Instruments LabVIEW experience.
        Experience with optical sensing systems.
        Familiarity with configuration management.
        Experience in the Aerospace industry and AS9100.
        Demonstrated capability to perform assignments on time.
        Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work in a diverse team environment and collaborate with others to solve problems.
        Desire to work in a fast-paced/schedule driven environment with an ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines.

        Paid Time Off
        Paid Holidays
        Paid Employee Health Insurance
        Safe Harbor 401(k) Retirement Program

We recommend that all applicants visit our website and learn about our business and technologies before submitting resumes with cover letters and academic transcripts for employment opportunities. Due to our government contract ITAR and EAR requirements, all applicants must be US citizens or have permanent residence status as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101 (a)(20). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and authorization to work in the United States, and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Vista Photonics, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. 
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