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
Feb 13, 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 21, 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
Feb 06, 2020
Full time
Facilities Coordinator Full-time, 40 hours per week position available, with flexible work hours. Description of duties Who we’re looking for: An amazing, smart, talented person to join our Operations team. The Operations team is primarily focused on maintaining a safe, clean and comfortable working environment for staff through the skilled care and upkeep of SPIE headquarters and grounds. Our experience wish list:  Strong people skills and good communication skills are a must. Competency in a variety of plumbing, electrical, and carpentry skills will be an assist. Familiarity with sourcing and coordinating vendors and bids for facility related projects is an important aspect of this position; project management skills are a bonus. 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: Associates or equivalent, relevant experience is required. 3-5 years of facility maintenance experience. Valid Washington State Driver’s License, with good driving record required. Strong computer skills, Outlook, Office, and Excel.   Some project management experience as well as familiarity in scoring vendors and bids. Shipping and receiving experience are a plus. This is a hands-on role and candidates must be able to lift 25-50 pounds on a regular basis. Must be able to read reports and use computer. Must be able to hear well enough to communicate clearly with co-workers and customers. This position involves a great deal of standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing, reaching and balancing. 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.  Thursday, February 20, 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.