Applications Engineer - Swept Source OCT Products

Job Summary

The individual in this role provides critical pre and post sales technical support, and technical input to the product development process for Axsun’s Swept Source OCT product line.  Key responsibilities of this position include:


  • Provide pre and post sales support to AXSUN customers in assigned markets\
  • Conduct product and technical demonstrations to assigned customers
  • Further develop and articulate Axsun’s value proposition in medical and industrial OCT imaging
  • Provide critical technical feedback on product specifications and features to Marketing and R&D for the Product Roadmap
  • Negotiate performance specifications with customers and manage the information flow for Custom OCT products in Axsun’s research business
  • Assist with medical and industrial Business Development, qualifying new applications, markets and customers for Axsun’s Swept Laser products
  • Participate in industry tradeshows, interfacing with customers, demonstrating products and giving technical presentations
  • Author white papers, product application notes, and Technical papers for conferences
  • Assist customers in configuration and interface design efforts, including on site troubleshooting of products
  • Maintain the quantity and quality of demonstration/loaner products
  • Set up customer visits as necessary
  • Close design wins within targeted customer base
  • Keep internal customers updated on product and market trends
  • Analyze competitive offerings and understand Axsun’s competitive advantage in the market

Knowledge and Experience

  • BS or MS in Physics, EE or Optics
  • 5 plus years experience in a design or field applications role with Optical components or subsystems in medical, or industrial applications
  • Experience with optics or electro-optical systems (experience with Swept Source or Spectral Domain OCT is a plus)
  • The capability to understand complex opto-electronic subsystems with a high level of detail
  • Working knowledge of Data Acquisition electronic designs and tradeoffs
  • Team player with excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Experience with optical measurements (lasers, tunable filters, etc.)
  • Experience with Labview and MatLab desired.
  • Experience with technical sales a plus
  • 20-25% travel