Job Opening: Senior Engineer

Lumentra has an immediate opening for a full-time Senior Engineer. The candidate is expected to have a doctorate or master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Materials Engineering or related field. Exceptional candidates with high standing bachelor degree will be considered for reduced responsibility. Knowledge of photonics, optical detection, photometry or optical engineering would be advantageous.   The primary responsibility will be to provide standards-based test and measurement for LED lighting industry clients as well as to maintain and improve our technical quality systems. In addition, the candidate is also expected to participate in Lumentra’s research and product development programs, working closely with our academic partners.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong experimental, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to conceptualize, analyze, plan and organize processes and projects.
  • Skills in quality control program operations and measurement techniques.
  • Programming and database knowledge will be an asset.
  • Strong communication, presentation, interpersonal, and organizational skills; entrepreneurial attitude and dedication

This position offers excellent growth prospects and the possibility of being a part of an innovative company in the rapidly emerging area of Solid State (LED) Lighting. The job is ideal for someone excited to make a difference quickly, providing creativity and leadership to a growing team, and provides opportunity for fast career progress.

Job Location 

Lumentra operates at two locations. The Research and Administrative Departments are located at downtown Toronto and the Photometric Testing Facility is located at Waterloo.   The candidate is expected to be working from Toronto, but strongly interacting with Waterloo team on a daily basis. Occasional travels to Waterloo Facility or partner companies may be involved.

About Lumentra

Luemntra is a dynamic young company specializing in material solutions for the LED industry. We develop novel phosphors for improving the efficiency and colour qualities of LEDs and thermal management solutions. Lumentra also provides cutting-edge SSL solutions, as well as advanced, standards-based photometric, thermal and electrical characterization for lighting manufacturers. We are ISO 17025/NVLAP accredited (Lab Code 500084-0). We leverage our extensive connections within the SSL industry and academia to bring new technologies to global lighting markets. Our project partners include nanomaterials researchers, leading Canadian OLED experts, and seasoned commercialization experts.

Interested candidates can submit a resume including two references by email to