At Boulder Nonlinear Systems, we are a dynamic team of scientists and engineers who love to tackle challenging problems in optics.

We offer a supportive, collaborative environment where people with diverse backgrounds and skill sets get to work on new things every day. The result? A long history of record-setting new technologies and a whole lot of fun in the process.


Our real strength is our people. We are always looking for talented and motivated individuals to join our team. Check below for open job postings and feel free to send in your qualifications. Please email resumes to



Available Opportunities

BNS provides both a competitive and comprehensive compensation/benefits package as well as a flexible working environment with opportunities for professional growth and development.

New Business, Technology, and Partner Development Lead

Our ideal candidate has:

  • 10-12 years of experience with a PhD or 15-20 years of experience with a Master’s degree in Engineering, Physics, or a related field 
  • Demonstrated expertise in, and practical application of, Photonic, Optical, and related technologies                       
  • Interest in utilizing platform technologies to develop practical application-focused solutions and is motivated by operating in an external, customer-facing role


Annual salary range: $130,000 - $170,000 (commensurate with experience)



Electrical Engineer

Our ideal candidate has:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering with 2-5 years experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in electrical systems design, analysis, and debug
  • Experience programming logical component firmware
  • Familiarity with electro-optical components, drive electronics, and waveforms       


Annual salary range: $70,000 - $78,000 (commensurate with experience)