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John Rainwater

Optical Packaging Engineer

Laser and Optics Professional

San Francisco Bay Area

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John Rainwater's Work Experience

Lightbit Corporation

Optical Packaging Engineer

March 2001 to August 2001

Santa Clara, CA


Microsassembly Engineer

October 1998 to November 1999

Santa Clara, CA


Sr Laser Technician

1995 to 1997

Santa Clara, CA

John Rainwater's Education

Western Kentucky University

B.S., Physics (Mathematics Minor)

1991 to 2006

Brigham Young University

Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Summer Intern, Laser Physics

2004 to 2004

Vanderbilt University

Transfer, Engineering Physics/BME

1988 to 1989

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Lightbit Corporation

Responsible to develop a stable, hermetically sealed package for planar Lithium Niobate based optical telecommunications component

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Optical Packaging Engineer @ Lightbit Corporation Responsible to develop a stable, hermetically sealed package for planar Lithium Niobate based optical telecommunications component From March 2001 to August 2001 (6 months) Santa Clara, CAMicrosassembly Engineer @ Lightlogic Owned laser welding operations in the development of high volume manufacturing process for 10 Gb/sec optical transponders for SONET. Managed the laser welding process, optimized laser application specific weld parameters to minimize post-weld shift and improve both yield and reliability. Monitored and maintained lasers and welding equipment and worked on software development projects. From October 1998 to November 1999 (1 year 2 months) Santa Clara, CASr Laser Technician @ Continuum Built Minilite and Cutter low pulse energy (70 mJ fundamental) IR, green and UV pulsed YAGs and Surelite pulsed YAGs From 1995 to 1997 (2 years) Santa Clara, CALaser Technician @ Coherent Built, aligned and tested single frequency (ring cavity) green DPSS lasers and power supplies From 1995 to 1995 (less than a year) Santa Clara, CASr Optical Integration Engineer @ Collinear Networks Supporting the transition of a Hybrid FSO/eBand hardware platform with network data rates up to 20Gb/sec in a wide spectrum of environmental conditions from development into full scale manufacturing From August 2019 to January 2020 (6 months) Santa Clara, CASr Optical Manufacturing Engineer @ BD Supporting optics and lasers on all product lines for the Biosciences Division (flow cytometry) From January 2019 to August 2019 (8 months) San Jose, CASr NPI Service Engineer @ Omron Adept Technologies Supporting mobile robotics and new products From January 2018 to June 2018 (6 months) San Ramon, CASr Mfg Engineer/Sr Technical Support Engineer @ Picarro, Inc. Supporting Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy (CRDS) analyzers used to measure greenhouse gas water vapor concentrations, isotopic Carbon ratios in CO2/CH4, and isotopic water ratios. Remotely resolve technical problems for field instruments and assign RMAs for returns. From October 2012 to December 2017 (5 years 3 months) Santa Clara, CAIndependent Academic Consultant @ Independent Math, Physics and SAT prep tutorCollege Admissions Consultant From January 2010 to November 2012 (2 years 11 months) Silicon ValleySr Opto-Mechanical Mfg Engineer @ AOptix Technologies Supported Manufacturing for a closed-loop adaptive optics FSO telecommunications platform (DARPA USAF contract) From July 2011 to February 2012 (8 months) Campbell, CAWorldwide Service Support Supervisor @ Newport/Spectra-Physics Lasers Division Supervisor of Worldwide Service Support Team, Lead FA Engineer QSW pulsed YAG, OPO and tunable 路 Manage the Failure Analysis (FA) process for all products 路 Developed FA database application 路 Pulsed YAG Product Line Business Team Core Member 路 Pulsed YAG/OPO Training (Quanta Ray Training Instructor & Product Specialist) 路 Certified Internal ISO Auditor 路 SAP Training Instructor 路 Managed the corporate Service Portal 路 Managed Field Service Bulletins 路 Edit and maintain service and user manuals 路 Tier II Internal and Customer Support From June 2004 to April 2010 (5 years 11 months) Santa Clara, CAFounder & Principal Tutor @ Math Academy Provide focused one-on-one academic instruction to Bay Area high school and university students in mathematics, physics, chemistry, and computer programming 路 SAT, SAT II, ACT, & GRE prep From September 2001 to August 2004 (3 years) Fremont, CALaser Engineering Manager @ Equilasers Managed engineering team, laser techs and assembler. Responsible for building, testing, QA, shipping, service and customer support of Nd:YAG lasers 路 Developed GUIs and software applications for automated welding machines 路 Worked closely with customers to develop laser welding applications and application specific software 路 Designed test fixtures and tooling 路 Trained technicians and operators. * System Integration & Software Development for 5-Axis semi-automated laser welding machines * Company Webmaster From March 1997 to October 1998 (1 year 8 months) Santa Clara, CAMath Tutor @ Western Kentucky University Tutored math to undergraduates in need of special math tutoring From January 1991 to May 1994 (3 years 5 months) WKU Math DepartmentPhysics Tutor @ Western Kentucky University Managed the undergraduate Physics lab and tutored students in physics From 1991 to 1994 (3 years) WKU - Department of PhysicsStaff MFG Engineer @ Coherent Inc. Sr Manufacturing Engineer HOPS United StatesUndergraduate Applied Physics Internship @ Stanford University laser intern From June 1994 to August 1994 (3 months) W.W. Hansen High Energy Physics Lab [HEPL] - Free Electron Laser Group

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