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senior applied physicist

Nalu Scientific is seeking a Senior Applied Physicist to contribute technically to the design and coordination of technical solutions and project systems to solve diverse and complex scientific and engineering problems. If you are a high-energy self-starter, a superb collaborator, and have extensive engineering and scientific experience, we would love for you to join our growing team.


Must show proof of your legal right to work in the United States

MS or Ph.D. in Physics


Superb scientific, technical, and engineering expertise in the development of complex applications with extensive experience in specification through design, fabrication, and testing.

Contribute to a broad range of projects: including High Energy Physics accelerated beam diagnostics and Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) instrumentation.

Provide novel solutions or improvement of techniques, procedures or products through theoretical physics principles and mathematical modeling.

Proactively monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes.

Conduct scientific experiments and simulations.

Identify and respond to critical design aspects. Work with a team of multi-disciplined engineers to develop, test, evaluate, and analyze concepts to problem-solve complex and comprehensive problems.

Build prototypes and develop software and firmware systems as necessary.

Provide program management, including oversight for internal and external project and design reviews, project execution schedule-monitoring, preparing deliverable reports, interfacing with clients and government agencies for requirements, and ensuring that contract deliverables are met.

Communicate findings and progress in briefings and written documentation.

Conduct research and keeps abreast of novel technical concepts and markets in new fields and subject areas.

May design electronic circuitry and optical components with specific characteristics to fit within specified mechanical limits and to perform according to customer specifications, design suitable mounts for optics and power supply systems, and incorporate methods for maintenance and repair of components and designs, and develops test instrumentation and test procedures.