Prototyping Engineer – Glint Photonics, Inc. – Burlingame, CA

Prototyping Engineer
Glint Photonics, Inc.
Burlingame, CA


Are you a maker who enjoys the challenge of demonstrating new ideas and building new products from scratch? Skilled with electronics, mechanical design, fabrication/machining, actuators/robotics, control systems? Like working with cutting edge technologies and a highly talented and multidisciplinary team in a fast-paced startup environment?

Glint is seeking talented and highly-motivated engineers to help drive our prototyping efforts. We are a small team developing new products that will improve the performance of solar panels and the quality of indoor lighting. Our unique technology uses configurable optics to provide new functionality in solar concentration and illumination. The transformative potential of this technology has been recognized through funding awards from the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Project Agency, and the California Energy Commission.

The role

  • Build and test prototypes of new solar concentrator and luminaire products
  • CAD design of mechanical parts, machining/fabrication of prototype units
  • Development of precision assembly and alignment procedures
  • Development, testing, and optimization of control and actuation schemes
  • Closely coordinate with optical design and materials development efforts


  • B.S. in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or other relevant field
  • Significant experience in mechanical design & fabrication
  • Significant experience in electronics design & test
  • Experience in automation, controls, and programming is a plus
  • Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent references
  • Local candidates preferred


  • Full-time position in Burlingame, CA
  • Competitive salary
  • Equity options
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits
  • Paid vacation, sick/personal time and holidays
  • Vanguard IRA with company match


Please send CV and cover letter to jobs [at] glintphotonics [dot] com.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Burlingame, CA

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • mechanical design & fabrication: 1 year
  • electronics design & testing: 1 year

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