Mechanical/ Applications Engineer

Employer: Luna Innovations Incorporated
Job Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 8/18/2020
Closing Date: 12/30/2020
Luna Innovations Incorporated
Luna Innovations Incorporated ( is a leader in optical technology, providing unique capabilities in high speed optoelectronics and high performance fiber optic test products for the telecommunications industry and distributed fiber optic sensing for the aerospace and automotive industries. Luna is organized into two business segments, which work closely together to turn ideas into products: a Technology Development segment and a Products and Licensing segment.
Job Description
Mechanical/ Applications Engineer
Luna Innovations is seeking a talented individual to provide applications and test support to customers using our fiber optic sensing products. Luna is a fast-paced, solutions driven company committed to supplying and developing best-in-class fiber optic sensing instruments and sensors based on sound science and new ideas. This position would be responsible for providing test support and design, presenting Luna’s technology at conferences and shows, and performing internal testing and development in support of our projects.
  • Perform demonstrations of the equipment to potential customers
  • Provide technical support and testing services to customers
  • Design and perform experiments to simulate customer conditions
Required Qualifications:
  • B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Electrical Engineering
  • Proficiency in Statics and structural dynamics
  • Proficiency in thermodynamics
  • Proficiency in CAD, preferably Solidworks
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong commitment to quality and attention to detail
  • Applicant must be a US citizen
  • Applicant must be willing to travel 50% or greater
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience/education in instrumentation
  • Experience/education in fiber optics
Luna is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer -Minorities/ Females/ Veterans/ Individuals with disabilities/Sexual orientation/Gender Identity
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