SPIE

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, was founded in 1955 to advance light-based technologies.

Serving more than 264,000 constituents from approximately 166 countries, the not-for-profit society advances emerging technologies through interdisciplinary information exchange, continuing education, publications, patent precedent, and career and professional growth.

SPIE annually organizes and sponsors approximately 25 major technical forums, exhibitions, and education programs in North America, Europe, Asia, and the South Pacific.

In 2017, SPIE provided $4 million in support of education and outreach programs.

SPIE publishes the SPIE Digital Library, containing more than 463,000 research papers from the Proceedings of SPIE and the Society's 10 scholarly journals with around 18,000 new papers added each year, and more than 320 eBooks from the SPIE Press catalog. The SPIE Press publishes print monographs, tutorial texts, Field Guides, and reference books. SPIE also publishes a wide variety of open access content.

Membership includes Fellows and Senior Member programs. The Society has named more than 1,200 SPIE members as Fellows since 1955, and implemented its Senior Member program in 2008.

The SPIE awards program serves to recognize outstanding contributions from individuals throughout the scientific community.

The SPIE international office is located in Bellingham, Washington and the SPIE Europe office is located in Cardiff, Wales.

SPIE Bellingham, WA, USA
Jan 22, 2020
Full time
SPIE seeking IT Helpdesk Analyst Our People: We have scientists, writers, editors, event experts, software engineers, business intelligence engineers, mountain bikers, road cyclists, runners, hikers, skiers, snow & skateboarders, soccer players, gym rats, dancers, actors, hula hoopers, video game players, musicians, artists, mushroom hunters, foodies, travelers, animal lovers… in short, geeks of all kinds. Our Organization: SPIE , The International Society for Optics & Photonics, is a fast-growing, not-for-profit, dedicated to the advancement of light-based research and technology. We serve researchers, students and the photonics industry with educational opportunities including scientific conferences and publications. Our City: Bellingham : The City of Subdued Excitement… Home of Ski To Sea, Bellingham Bay, Lake Whatcom, Lake Samish, San Juan Islands, Chuckanut Mountain, Galbraith Mountain, Mount Baker, Western Washington University, a growing list of brewpubs, video & board game pubs, music venues and great restaurants. Why we love working for SPIE: Our IT Team feels it’s a wonderful place to be a nerd where we support scientists even nerdier than we are, including Nobel prize winners! “It’s gratifying to work for an organization that is part of making the world a better place. As a not-for-profit organization devoted to helping light scientists communicate their findings with each other and the world, we are advancing global scientific knowledge. This allows scientists to find better solutions and develop new tools. It's a nice feeling to know that my work is contributing to an organization where that is the focus. ” “One of my favorite aspects of working in the IT department at SPIE is being a part of the team of dedicated and talented employees. There is a strong emphasis on open communication, discovering the best solutions, and helping others. The work is challenging and has enabled me to continue to expand my skill set as a software engineer. ” Who we’re looking for: Someone who can handle complex end-user support issues and provide support to team members by focusing and restoring service to the end-users. Our experience wish list: A BS or Associate degree In CS or related degree. Along with 1+ years of experience supporting hardware, software, network, telephony, and current Windows OS & Applications. Must consistently provide excellent customer service, using active listening and effective communication skills. Bonus Points if you have PowerShell scripting experience, design and creating Office365 Powerapps, and enjoy automating OS & application deployments.  We value certifications such as Microsoft certifications, A+, CCNA. This job will require some lifting of objects that weigh 20 – 25 lbs. What’s in it for you? Competitive wage and benefits package including medical, dental & vision with 100% paid premiums for employee, 75% paid for dependents, long and short-term disability, life insurance and 403(b), gym memberships, athletic race teams, and registration fees. Our workplace offers onsite volleyball and soccer, yoga classes, lunch food trucks, costume contests, picnics, parties & more. How to Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter, indicating how your experience and qualifications match the requirements and why you will be successful in this position to: Email: Recruiting@spie.org Apply online: www.spie.jobs Mail: SPIE Human Resources, P.O. Box 10, Bellingham, WA 98227. All application materials must be received by: 5 p.m. Friday, February 7, 2020. SPIE is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SPIE provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
SPIE Bellingham, WA, USA
Jan 22, 2020
Full time
SPIE seeking Systems Engineer Our People: We have scientists, writers, editors, event experts, software engineers, business intelligence engineers, mountain bikers, road cyclists, runners, hikers, skiers, snow & skate boarders, soccer players, gym rats, dancers, actors, hula hoopers, video game players, musicians, artists, mushroom hunters, foodies, travelers, animal lovers… in short, geeks of all kinds. Our Organization: SPIE , The International Society for Optics & Photonics, is a fast growing, not-for- profit, dedicated to the advancement of light-based research and technology. We serve researchers, students and the photonics industry with educational opportunities including scientific conferences, and publications. Our City: Bellingham : The City of Subdued Excitement… Home of Ski To Sea, Bellingham Bay, Lake Whatcom, Lake Samish, San Juan Islands, Chuckanut Mountain, Galbraith Mountain, Mount Baker, Western Washington University, a growing list of brew pubs, video & board game pubs, music venues and great restaurants. Why we love working for SPIE: Our IT Team feels it’s a wonderful place to be a nerd where we support scientists even nerdier than we are, including Nobel prize winners! “It’s gratifying to work for an organization that is part of making the world a better place. As a not-for- profit organization devoted to helping light scientists communicate their findings with each other and the world, we are advancing global scientific knowledge. This allows scientists to find better solutions and develop new tools. It's a nice feeling to know that my work is contributing to an organization where that is the focus. ” “One of my favorite aspects of working in the IT department at SPIE is being a part of the team of dedicated and talented employees. There is a strong emphasis on open communication, discovering the best solutions and helping others. The work is challenging and has enabled me to continue to expand my skillset as a software engineer. ” Who we’re looking for: Amazing, smart, talented people to join our dynamic team of technologists. The IT Operations team is primarily focused on the Microsoft technology stack experience, but we’re researching and expanding into new areas as we go. Our experience wish list: A BS in MIS, CS, or related degree along with 4+ years related experience managing Microsoft Windows infrastructure. Bonus Points if you are an automation obsessed, scripting guru having experience with Active Directory, ADFS, IIS, Microsoft CRM, VMWare, Cloud Technologies (Azure or AWS), Storage (SAN, NAS, etc.), Patch Management and Disaster Recovery. We value certifications such as MCSE, CCNA or VCP. What’s in it for you? Competitive wage and benefits package including medical, dental & vision with 100% paid premiums for employee, 75% paid for dependents, long and short-term disability, life insurance and 403(b), gym memberships, athletic race teams and registration fees. Our workplace offers onsite volleyball and soccer, yoga classes, lunch food trucks, costume contests, picnics, parties & more. How to Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter, indicating how your experience and qualifications match the requirements and why you will be successful in this position to: Email: Recruiting@spie.org Apply online: www.spie.jobs Mail: SPIE Human Resources, P.O. Box 10, Bellingham, WA 98227. All application materials must be received by: 5 p.m. Friday, February 7, 2020. SPIE is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SPIE provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
SPIE Bellingham, WA, USA
Jan 22, 2020
Full time
SPIE seeking Quality Assurance Test Engineer Join our team, sharing the latest scientific advances in light-based technologies from around the world, including biomedical optics, astronomy, lasers, solar, nanotechnology, and more! Make a difference doing important work with a successful, international not-for-profit organization. Full-time, 40 hours per week position available, with flexible work hours. Primary duties in this position include but are not limited to: Develop and execute test plans for software projects. Communicate clearly with the development team so that they are aware of software defects or usability issues. Help establish and maintain documentation standards for testing. Create automated test scripts and utilize test automation for initial and regression testing. Keep all testing documentation up-to-date and conforming to IT testing standards. Compensation includes: Competitive wage, annual discretionary bonus, defined contribution retirement plan with additional company match and paid-time-off plan beginning at 31 days per year. Benefits package includes: Medical, dental & vision with 100% paid premiums for employee, 75% paid for dependents. Health savings & flexible spending accounts funded by SPIE. 100% paid employee life & disability insurance, dependent life insurance available through payroll deduction. Many learning & development opportunities including tuition reimbursement & leadership development. Our workplace offers onsite volleyball and soccer, yoga classes, lunch food trucks, costume contests, picnics, parties & more. Employees may receive discounts on gym memberships, cell phone service, office supplies, zoo tickets, fitness registration fees (5Ks, races, etc.) and many businesses in historical Fairhaven.  Education & Experience Requirements At least 5 years experience creating software testing scripts and executing test scenarios in the Microsoft Windows environment. Experience in the following types of testing: functional, reliability, stress, performance, integration, usability, load, and end-to-end. Highly proficient with multiple-browser testing using most popular browser versions. BA/BS in MIS, CS, or related field required, or equivalent work experience. Familiarity with Visual Studio, c#, Selenium, Microsoft Unit Test framework. Please send a resume & cover letter, indicating how your experience & qualifications match the requirements & why you will be successful in this position to:  Email:  Recruiting@spie.org Apply online:  www.spie.jobs Mail:  SPIE Human Resources, P.O. Box 10, Bellingham, WA 98227 All materials must be received by 5 p.m.  Friday, January 31, 2020. SPIE is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SPIE provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
SPIE Bellingham, WA, USA
Jan 20, 2020
Intern
SPIE seeking Software Development Intern Our People:   We have scientists, writers, editors, event experts, software engineers & testers, mountain bikers, road cyclists, runners, hikers, skiers, snow & skate boarders, soccer players, gym rats, dancers, actors, hula hoopers, video game players, musicians, artists, mushroom hunters, foodies, travelers, animal lovers… in short, geeks of all kinds. Our Organization:   SPIE , The International Society for Optics & Photonics, is a fast growing, not-for-profit, dedicated to the advancement of light-based research and technology. We serve researchers, students and the photonics industry with educational opportunities including scientific conferences, and publications. Our City:   Bellingham :  The City of Subdued Excitement… Home of Ski To Sea, Bellingham Bay, Lake Whatcom, Lake Samish, San Juan Islands, Chuckanut Mountain, Galbraith Mountain, Mount Baker, Western Washington University, a growing list of brew pubs, video & board game pubs, music venues and great restaurants. Why we love working for SPIE:  Our Software Development Team feels it’s a wonderful place to be a nerd, as we support scientists even nerdier than we are, including Nobel prize winners! “It’s gratifying to work for an organization that is part of making the world a better place. As a not-for-profit organization devoted to helping light scientists communicate their findings with each other and the world, we are advancing global scientific knowledge. This allows scientists to find better solutions and develop new tools. It's a nice feeling to know that my work is contributing to an organization where that is the focus. ” “ One of my favorite aspects of working in the IT department at SPIE is being a part of the team of dedicated and talented employees. There is a strong emphasis on open communication, discovering the best solutions and helping others. The work is challenging and has enabled me to continue to expand my skillset as a software engineer. ” Who we’re looking for:   Amazing, smart, talented people to join our dynamic team of technologists.  The SPIE Software Development team is primarily focused on the Microsoft technology stack experience, but we’re researching and expanding into new areas as we go. Our experience wish list:   3 years completed towards a BS in Computer Science or related field,  1at least 1 year of experience in software development, knowledge in some of the following areas: ASP.NET, MVC, C#, HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, XML/XSL, Vue.js, Javascript, JQuery, JSON, AJAX, SQL, MS Visual Studio, best practices for software development, written and verbal communication skills.  What’s in it for you?   $21 per hour and PTO benefits. Our workplace offers onsite volleyball and soccer, yoga classes, lunch food trucks, costume contests, picnics, parties & more. How to Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter, indicating how your experience and qualifications match the requirements and why you will be successful in this position to: Email:  Recruiting@spie.org Apply online:  www.spie.jobs Mail:  SPIE Human Resources, P.O. Box 10, Bellingham, WA 98227. All application materials must be received by: 5 p.m. Friday, January 31, 2020. SPIE is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  SPIE provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.