Current Vacancies

Chromacity is going through an exciting period of expansion and have vacancies for the following positions in our R&D and Marketing team. We are an equal opportunities employer and if you think you are the right candidate to join our company please send in your details.

Available positions:

1 – R&D Engineer – Ultrafast OPO R&D

The company is looking to expand the current R&D team to enable the delivery of next generation laser and OPO technologies.

The company’s vision is to provide complex technology solutions to customers in an easy to use product. Customers include fundamental researchers in academia (primarily life sciences), national laboratories and developing product solutions for industrial companies requiring ultrafast light sources.

Area of Expertise

  • Femtosecond/ picosecond / ultrafast laser development
  • Demonstrable experience in laser development, ideally with expertise in ultrafast lasers, optical parametric oscillators, fibre optics and non-linear optics
  • Laser design and engineering
  • A theoretical understanding and thorough grounding in experimental techniques relevant to the research

Desirable Criteria

  • Demonstrable experience in at least one other area below, supported by evidence:
    • Optical parametric oscillator technology
    • Handling of optical fibre
    • Practical electronics knowledge
  • Experience of programming in Autodesk inventor and MATLAB or Python

Behavioural Competencies

  • Attention to detail; presentation of information methodically, diligently and accurately.
  • Self-managed and focused on achieving results. Prioritises effectively, completing all tasks accurately and within required timescales.
  • Awareness of the corporate and financial context of the work.
  • Demonstrates a professional and customer service approach in all interactions with internal and external customers
  • Able to relate well to others and use interpersonal skills in a manner appropriate to the situation to achieve desired objectives.
  • Exceptional organizational skills

2- KTP Associate (with Heriot Watt University) – OPO development

In association with Heriot Watt University, Chromacity is undertaking a KTP project on OPO and ultrafast fibre laser development. This position is at Heriot Watt University but in association with Chromacity and therefore if you are interested please follow this link to the University Careers page.


Candidates should have a strong record of working in the photonics sector. We seek individuals who can join our small but fast growing team in a dynamic and exciting environment. They should be able to demonstrable ability to work independently or as part of a team to deadlines and project goals.

Applications knowledge of  multiphoton microscopy, infrared spectroscopy or remote sensing systems using lasers would be useful but not essential.


If you have any questions or wish to send in your details please contact us at

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