Automation Engineer 1 & 2


This position is responsible for the design, assembly and controls integration of machines for custom automation projects.

The candidate should be able to:

  • Meet with the customer to determine their needs.  
  • Originate and refine machine concepts to provide the best solution.  
  • Orchestrate and augment the mechanical design of the equipment.  
  • Manage the purchasing, assembly, controls integration, acceptance testing and installation of equipment.

Candidate should have a working knowledge of SolidWorks, AutoCAD and automation software programming for PLCs.  This will include PLC Ladder logic, device configuration, communications configuration and integration of unlike devices.


  • Research components and devices for integration into equipment.
  • Design various mechanical components for fabrication. 
  • Sourcing of vendors/contractors for purchased and custom components.
  • Management of out-sourced activities for completion and delivery. 
  • Originate new and integrate existing software for system control and implementation. 
  • Qualify the final automated systems for customer buy-off. 
  • Create documentation for the applications including operations, user guide, etc. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering with emphasis on Mechatronics. 
  • 5+ years of experience in automation development, design and implementation. 
  • Design experience with SolidWorks. 
  • Strong technical knowledge of programming languages and hardware interfaces. 
  • Experience with PLC programming (Ladder Logic) and hardware (Allen-Bradley). 
  • Experience with electro-mechanical design. 
  • Experience in C++ or Visual Basic a plus. 
  • Exceptional organizational skills. 


MAIL:                DPSS Lasers Inc.

                          2525 Walsh Ave.

                          Santa Clara, CA  95051


FAX:                  (408) 988.4305