Metrology Development Engineer

San Francisco, California /
Diamond Foundry – Engineering /
At Diamond Foundry, we are delivering the future of diamonds. We are America's #1 producer of diamonds, creating real diamonds aboveground in our San Francisco foundry using our proprietary solar technology.  We sell our products via multiple channels world-wide.

We are looking for an ambitious, self-driven, and hands-on engineer who wants to take ownership of our in house metrology equipment and expand existing capabilities. You'll be an integral part of an experienced team of mechanical, electrical, and materials engineers, and at the interface between R&D and production operations. The position will involve hands-on work with complex spectroscopy and microscopy equipment, development of automation, standardization, and throughput optimization strategies, as well as conducting R&D experiments.


    • Characterizing novel and existing products and establishing critical performance parameters that feed back into production and R&D processes
    • Driving development of innovative metrology equipment and strategies from proof-of-concept to implementation into manufacturing
    • Developing metrology automation concepts for throughput maximization and resource distribution optimization
    • Driving existing equipment at expert level and studying current research literature to implement your own solutions to challenges you identify
    • Effectively communicating results and recommending course of action
    • Working with a multidisciplinary team to attack unique problems
    • Researching, contacting, and managing suppliers to acquire materials, consumables and instrumentation


    • Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of relevant experiences in Physics, Material Science, Engineering, or similar field from a top university
    • Strong understanding of relevant physical principles and ability to apply them in an industrial manufacturing environment
    • Experience in introducing new metrology equipment into a production line and establishing performance metrics
    • Proficient in data collection and analysis / interpretation, as well as presentation of experimental findings
    • Effective communication and ability to thrive in a cross-functional development team
    • Flexible, and adept at working in a fast paced environment

A highly qualified candidate will have a subset of these skills/ experiences:

    • Optical and Electron Spectroscopy techniques such as Photoluminescence or X-Ray Diffraction
    • Comprehensive knowledge of electronic and optical properties of carbon materials
    • Optical, Electron, or Atomic Force Microscopy techniques and associated image processing
    • Hands on fabrication: mechanical assembly, mechanical design and manufacturing, electrical design, soldering, and electrical assembly 
    • Experience working around delicate semiconductor type high tech equipment
We are rapidly expanding and are hiring for positions in:
 San Francisco, CA - technology
 Los Angeles, CA - ecommerce
 Wenatchee, WA – foundry
 Shanghai, CN - ecommerce
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