Safran Vectronix AG

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Physicist / Development Engineer for Fiber Laser (f/m)

Job Description

The need for security is deeply rooted in mankind. It’s good that there are forces that ensure more security and order in a changing world. Services and solutions from Safran Vectronix help to support these forces in their mission. Dedicated to target intelligence, we are recognized as a global leader in state-of-the-art optronic equipment for military, systems and sensors for military and civil applications. Almost 100 years of Swiss tradition and excellence in optics and precision engineering are reflected in our products. Customers in more than 90 countries rely on Safran Vectronix for Swiss quality, precision, and reliability. We offer a variety of exciting projects to develop state of the art products in demanding areas with responsibility and appropriate space for your ideas. We have great benefits in an attractive area with modern working places. This position is based in Heerbrugg (north-eastern Switzerland).

Physicist / Development Engineer for Fiber Laser (f/m)


  •  Development of cutting edge fiber lasers from concept to serial product
  • Investigate and evaluate new (fiber) laser technologies (theoretically and in laboratory)
  • Technical support for fiber laser production and improvements during life cycle
  • Understand the interdependence of components in laser range finding technologies
  • Proactive and self-motivated participation in interdisciplinary and cross-cultural project teams

You demonstrate good analytical and communicative skills in combination with a team-oriented and open-minded way of working. Together with colleagues from various nationalities, you make a significant contribution to the conception and life cycle support of our products. We are looking for candidates with a Master degree / PhD in physics, optics or related field with strong experience and hands on know-how in (pulsed) high power lasers and optics. You have already worked for a number of years in the field of lasers in academia or in an industrial environment. Ideally, you are familiar with fiber or range finding technologies. Good written and spoken English and German skills complete your profile. French would be a plus.


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Angelika Rupp

Human Recources in Switzerland

Stefan Günther

Head of Development Unit Core Technologies Modules/Optics in Switzerland

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