Research & Development Technician


n&k Technology


Job Description

At n&k Technology, we manufacture exceptionally high-resolution, state-of-the-art scatterometry (OCD) and thin film metrology tools for the semiconductor, photomask, data storage, flat panel display, and solar cell industries.


Now, we are seeking a Research and Development (R&D) Technician who will mainly assist experienced and senior engineers with R&D-related tasks, which can include but are not limited to the following:

  • Plan out and perform experimentations related to optical design, mechanical design, and temperature control
  • Perform failure analysis on critical optical components
  • Work with Application engineers to characterize optical systems
  • Participate in group meetings and present gathered test results
  • Build mechanical assemblies as needed to perform experimentations
  • QC incoming critical optical components and suggest ideas of improving quality control of those components
  • Occasionally perform other non-R&D-related tasks such as QC incoming machined parts and components, building mechanical assemblies, and assisting other engineers with any engineering-related tasks


Requirements and skills:

  • Knowledge of optics, electronics, and mechanics is desirable.
  • Applicants must be self-motivated, enthusiastic, well-organized, dedicated, and be able to work independently with minimal supervision and in a team environment.
  • Applicants must be computer literate and possess excellent dexterity skills.
  • The successful candidate must be an energetic and well-organized team player and must have a strong work ethic and be able to complete tasks and meet deadlines.
  • A minimum of an AS/AA degree in Engineering or equivalent is required. Recent college graduates with a BS degree who have a strong interest in science and optics are encouraged to apply.



  • This is a full-time position
  • Our benefits include health, dental and vision, 401(k), generous personal time off, and company holidays.


We are a growing company seeking independent, dynamic, and highly motivated individuals. In addition to offering a competitive salary and the satisfaction of being part of a successful and innovative company, we offer real opportunities for both professional and personal growth. So if you are a motivated individual looking to kick-start your career in manufacturing, we want to hear from you! Apply now to become part of our dynamic team at N&K Technology.

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150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 P: 415 408 5605

Manufacture : San Jose

1608 Las Plumas Avenue
San Jose, CA 95133
P: 408 326 0591


150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107
P: 415 408 5605