Optical Systems Application Engineer

Electrical Assembler

LabVIEW Software Programmer

Machinist (2nd Shift)




The Labsphere Optical Systems Application Engineer will be responsible for working with the sales team on defining system designs and requirements from customer requests. If you thrive on expanding your knowledge base, applying the latest technology, solving problems, driving projects to completion with execution excellence, and being a key contributor to Labsphere’s growth, then we’d like to speak with you.

This position involves communication regarding technical capabilities and limitations, prioritization of requirements, and schedule demands for custom light-metrology solutions. This position is a key component in a very dynamic, fast-paced, and challenging engineering environment.

  • The ideal candidate has the ability to speak technically at a range of levels from novice to expert, and most importantly, the ability to listen. Being able to extract the right information with the right questions to fully understand the customer’s needs is essential.
  • Beyond customer interaction, the Applications Engineer will need to relay those requirements to the internal design team and provide a clear description of the system to be built. Specific attention is to be made to creating a holistic system that performs according to the customer use case.
  • Additional duties will include optical system design, thermal analysis, laboratory measurements, and customer training/installations.
  • The applications will span the gamut of light measurement applications (LEDs, lasers, OLEDs, plasma sources), remote sensing uniform source systems (UV/VIS/NIR), material reflectance, integrating sphere design, spectrometer and sensor analysis, and imaging device analysis.  

Ideal candidate will have broad experience with light metrology and engineering applications in as many of the following areas as possible: Thermal Analysis, LEDs, UV/VIS/NIR applications, Remote Sensing, Light Measurement, Integrating Sphere Design, Optical Sensor Calibrations, Optical Systems Design, Optical Laboratory methods, and Laser Power Measurements.

Must be self-motivated, be able to learn quickly, and be able to meet project cost and schedule constraints.

The candidate will also be asked to attend trade shows, conferences, and customer visits, and be able to join/contribute to domestic and international standards committees.

The candidate will need to work within a cross-functional team environment to provide creative and innovative solutions to solve challenging optical problems. Experience with Zemax, TracePro, MATLAB, SolidWorks, SolidWorks Simulation a plus.

Preferred Degrees: BS or MS or Ph.D in Engineering or Physics 



We are seeking an Electrical Assembler. Candidates must be able build, assemble, integrate and test electrical and electronic components and assemblies.  Must be able to properly select and terminate wires into electrical connectors to form wire harnesses.  Must be able to do minor soldering as required.  Must be able to troubleshoot work to find defects or short-circuits.  May work with the integration of low and high voltage electrical and electronic components into assemblies and electrical cabinets.  Will use specialized measuring and diagnostic devices to evaluate how electrical equipment is working, building or calibrating instrumentation, build electronic devices based on reading schematics, inspect for problems, replace old equipment and install new equipment. May also build and assemble electro-mechanical and/or opto-electric-mechanical assemblies and assist with their testing and validation.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Deductive Reasoning: Electrical technicians need to be able to look for problems in complicated electrical grids, isolate the issue and solve it.
  • Logic: Electrical techs need to be able to look at electrical blueprints and scan them for issues, making sure that they work before installed.
  • Manual Dexterity: Working with wires, using hand tools and handling small components requires manual dexterity.
  • Math: Math is needed to analyze and create schematics.
  • Observation: Electrical technicians need to be able to look at electrical grids and evaluate them for any problems, to make sure they are being installed correctly.
  • Problem-Solving: Electrical techs need to be able to identify issues and make corrective measures to fix problems with electrical components.

Must have a minimum of 1-2 years of electrical/electronic work experience.  Education or hobby work could be considered as a substitute for work experience.



Our aggressive technology and new product development roadmap combined with growth in new and existing markets has resulted in the need to hire a Senior Software Engineer, based at our North Sutton, NH headquarters. We are looking for an experienced software engineer who possesses a creative/innovative persona and is interested in a challenging and highly-visible role as part of a small team.


As a Senior Software Engineer you will play a key role in the software, engineering, and new product development teams by driving the development of customer-facing applications and control systems that differentiate Labsphere in the market. You will need to bring an understanding or willingness to embrace LabVIEW as one of the tools you will use in this capacity as well as a passion for elegant design in all aspect of software development including “under the hood” processes and refined front-end graphical user interface.


The qualified candidate will possess:


  • Knowledge of LabVIEW
  • Demonstrated ability to create professional User Interfaces
  • The ability to troubleshoot and debug existing code
  • Familiarity with Mercurial or Git DVCS [Distributed Version Control System]
  • Past experience using Python and/or additional programing languages such as C++, SQL / SQLite database utilization is also considered



All skill levels considered. Experienced machinists preferred, but will train on the job and assist with Machinist certificate tuition for qualified candidates.

Labsphere is a world leading photonics and light measurement company with a rich 39 year history.  We have a strong and diverse team at our headquarters in New Hampshire as well as our remote locations which include Europe and Asia.  Labsphere is always seeking new members for our team.  If you have specific skills and attributes that you feel would be a good fit with what we do, please send your resume to  

Labsphere, Inc., is a subsidiary of Halma p.l.c..  Great Career Opportunities at Halma

Labsphere is located in the beautiful Lake Sunapee region of New Hampshire, midway between the capital city of Concord and the academic hub of Dartmouth College. Our modern facility provides a unique quality of life where both winter and summer activities abound. Our location is also convenient, with easy access the Seacoast Region, the White Mountains, and Boston.

We offer competitive wages, career advancement opportunities, and great benefits for our employees, including: medical/dental/vision, group life, short- and long-term disability insurance, tuition reimbursement, and 401(k) retirement plan with company match. Labsphere, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

For immediate consideration for available opportunities, please send your resume to Darlene Delano

Human Resources
Labsphere, Inc.
231 Shaker Street
P.O. Box 70
North Sutton, NH 03260