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Rebellion Photonics is an advanced optics company spun out of Rice University. Our company is commercializing our revolutionary ‘snap-shot’ hyperspectral imaging technology for the research, safety, and security markets. With the world’s only real-time, high quality, full-format, chemical imaging platform technology, Rebellion Photonics hopes to launch several exciting products within the next few years. To do this we need a technical team that is innovative, hard-working, and rebellious!

We are constantly looking for bright and innovative people

Diamond Turning Machinist

Responsible for set up and production of diamond turned mold inserts. This will include machine operation, program inputs, tool setup, cosmetic and dimensional inspection for a fabrication start up.

This is an opportunity for the right person to work with some of the most advanced technology in the industry. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to program and operate state-of-the-art lathe equipment and be extremely detail oriented. Candidates tool set-up experience coupled with proficiency in programming is essential. Hired person will be responsible for set up and production of diamond turned mold inserts. This will include machine operation, program inputs, tool setup, cosmetic and dimensional inspection. Provide segmented and aspheric tooling and meet production plan requirements Keep own work instructions and assigned production volume reporting up to date Maintain and achieve production volumes Train and monitor post production inspection of ophthalmic mold tools Perform other duties as assigned

Background and Education Required:

    A two-year degree in Technical machining is required plus one year of machining experience Alternatively, five years of machining on low volume precision CNC lathes in lieu of a machining degree Background in metrology including working with surface profilers, interferometers and microscopes is critical Experience in low volume, high precision, CNC lathe work required Ability to program and operate state of the art lathe equipment (G-Code or M-Code) Shop and optical math Computer Skills involving Cad Cam, CNC macros, Excel and statistical software Candidate must have good communication and interpersonal skills Strong problem solving skills a must Ability to develop process improvements Previous work in AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks is helpful

Requirements:

  • Ability to program and operate state of the art lathe equipment
  • Shop and optical math
  • Computer Skills involving Cad Cam, CNC macros, Excel and statistical software
  • Candidate must have good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem solving skills a must

Sorry—no relocation packages are available.

No agencies, please.

Sorry – at this time we can only accept US Citizens and US Permanent Residents.

Benefits:

Experience-based competitive salary, company-paid medical benefits.

Software Engineer

Do you want to work for an exciting company with huge potential? Do you love working with devices that end up on oil rigs and refineries, unmanned aerial vehicles, advanced biomedical laboratories, and military equipment?  Are you interested in putting your mark on a company’s future?

Rebellion Photonics offers all of the above. Recently named Wall Street Journal’s Start-up of the Year, Rebellion Photonics is experiencing rapid growth and needs dynamic, hardworking individuals to meet this demand. Our small team is working on several applications including identifying and monitoring gas leaks / chemical spills at a distance, providing real time target tracking, and tools enabling discoveries in medicine and biology. Hyperspectral imaging is a dynamically developing field and Rebellion Photonics is on the cutting edge.

We are seeking versatile software engineers to help with the implementation of dynamically reconfigurable software for acquisition and analysis of hyperspectral data and beyond. As a small, but growing company, we want candidates who are well-rounded with a passion for software development, but whose interests are not limited to writing code. We need people who can think on their own and see software as part of the entire product. Creativity, independent thinking, and vision are required.

Rebellion Photonics offers interesting work, dynamic, friendly and informal environment with excellent prospects to grow with the company.

As a small, agile team, we need software engineers who are willing and able to fill a number of software roles; so if you have experience in one or more of the following roles, we want to talk to you.

  • Software Quality:  Plan and implement software and processes for ensuring the highest quality software.  Experience with modern software quality processes is highly desirable.

  • Image/Video Processing:  Design and implement image processing algorithms.

  • GUI/Front End:  Design and implement the software user interface using Qt4.

  • Web Development:  Design and implement web based applications and RESTful API’s.  Experience in with Python is desirable.

  • Databases:  Design, implement, and optimize data management with both SQL and NoSQL databases.

  • Build/Deployment:  Implement and maintain build systems and installation scripts/packages.  Cross platform experience with Windows and Linux systems is required, and cmake experience is desired.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A BS degree in Computer Science or related field, with demonstrated experience in one or more roles above.

  • Strong C++ and Object Oriented Programming (OOP) skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and collaboration skills.

  • Strong math and physics background.

  • Understanding of agile development practices.

Benefits:

Rebellion Photonics offers experience based competitive salary, company-paid medical benefits, stock options.

Senior Image Signal Processing Engineer

Do you want to work for an exciting company with huge potential? Do you love working with devices that end up on oil rigs and refineries, unmanned aerial vehicles, advanced biomedical laboratories, and military equipment?  Are you interested in putting your mark on a company’s future?

Rebellion Photonics offers all of the above. Recently named Wall Street Journal’s Start-up of the Year, Rebellion Photonics is experiencing rapid growth and needs dynamic, hardworking individuals to meet this demand. We are currently looking for energetic, well-rounded engineers and scientists to develop advanced algorithms for our gas / chemical detection cameras that are based on our revolutionary hyperspectral imaging technology. Algorithms will be used to identify, quantify, and monitor for gas leaks / chemical spills at oil rigs and refineries.

We are looking for a senior level engineer to help in developing advanced analysis algorithms for hyperspectral data and beyond. The candidate should be well-rounded with a passion for algorithm development, but whose interests are not limited to just software writing but also experimentation. We need people who can think on their own and see algorithms / software as part of the entire product. Creativity, independent thinking, vision are required. Rebellion Photonics offers interesting work, dynamic, friendly and informal environment with excellent prospects to grow with the company.

Responsibilities:

  • Be part of a design team responsible for acquisition, analysis, and presentation of hyperspectral data and calibration procedures for instruments.

  • Participate in instrument design meetings, guide the design of algorithms, software, and integration with product line.

  • Be a part of small multidisciplinary development team working on the core company technologies.

  • Develop video-rate spectral signature identification algorithms.

  • Develop tools and metrics for evaluating algorithm effectiveness and performance.

Requirements:

  • Experience implementing algorithms in the real world, using Python, Matlab, or IDL.

  • At least MS degree in Computer Science, Image Processing, Optical Sciences, or related field.

  • Experience working with infrared imaging sensors a plus.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and collaboration skills.

Desired Skills:

  • Strong math, physics, and statistics background.

  • Understanding of agile development practices.

Benefits:

Rebellion Photonics offers experience based competitive salary, company-paid medical benefits, stock options.

Mechanical Engineer

Do you want to work for an exciting company with huge potential? Do you love working with devices that end up on oil rigs and refineries, unmanned aerial vehicles, advanced biomedical laboratories, and military equipment?  Are you interested in putting your mark on a company’s future?

Rebellion Photonics offers all of the above. Recently named Wall Street Journal’s Start-up of the Year, Rebellion Photonics is experiencing rapid growth and needs dynamic, hardworking individuals to meet this demand. We are currently looking for energetic, hands-on technicians to assist Engineering in supporting our gas / chemical detection cameras and developing the next generation of products based on revolutionary hyperspectral imaging technology. Applications include identifying and monitoring gas leaks / chemical spills at a distance, providing real time target tracking, and enabling discoveries in medicine and biology, and more. Hyperspectral imaging is a dynamically developing field and Rebellion Photonics is on the cutting edge.

We are looking for an experienced technician to help in all aspects of product development and manufacturing. This individual will be a critical part of the Engineering team. Creativity, independent thinking, and vision are required. Rebellion Photonics offers interesting work, dynamic, friendly and informal environment with excellent prospects to grow with the company.

Responsibilities:

  • Running / maintaining our nano-optical-fabrication facility

  • Collecting and analyzing test results

  • Assisting in product installations and customer support.

  • Constructing prototypes and test fixtures

  • Assembly and testing of products.

Requirements:

  • Two years of college in a technical discipline. Two years experience can be substituted in place of a degree.

  • Some programming experience a plus

  • Experience working with optics and/or infrared imaging a plus.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and collaboration skills

Benefits:

Experience-based competitive salary, company-paid medical benefits.

 

How to apply:

Email  Rebellion Photonics at careers@rebellionphotonics.com with the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

No calls or agencies, please.

Sorry – at this time we can only accept US Citizens and US Permanent Residents.