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Innovate with us –

We are pioneering the future of light!

We are a highly driven, collaborative team that goes above and beyond to create the next generation of light. We value our team’s diversity and encourage people to act on new ideas to commercialize tomorrow’s product innovations today. Our game changing technology and spirit of innovation connects us closely with our customers and the communities we serve.

Current job opportunities

A Great Place to Work:

Please see what our employees had to say about us on Glassdoor: 99% of our employees would recommend us to a friend and 99% of our employees approve of our CEO.

“SLD Laser is truly a Great Place to Work as determined by our employee surveys. This is a real indicator of how the employees feel. Management supports employees in meeting timelines and performance objectives. The company continues to grow and evolve and we are excited to hire innovative and creative individuals.”

—Employee, Operations Group, Fremont, CA
“SLD Laser has an exciting and promising technology and a highly engaged team working to make the vision happen. Work life balance is good and team energy is cooperative and productive. With the company quickly growing there are opportunities for advancement.”

—Engineer, Fremont, CA
“Cutting edge technology, exciting applications and business opportunities; people are the most important asset and are treated as such.”

—Manager, Fremont, CA
"High power, high reliable GaN laser is technically very challenging. Many top-notch engineers in this relatively small company make it possible. The company's future is as bright as its laser light source."


We take care of our team

When you work for KYOCERA SLD Laser, you’ll have access to a 5-star benefits package covering you and your family’s health.

Health & Wellness

Comprehensive and affordable medical, dental, vision and wellness programs for you and your family.

Financial & Savings

Flexible spending, performance bonuses, retirement plan and matching to help you plan for now and into the future.

Paid Time off

Paid time-off including vacation, floating holidays and sick pay to support work-life balance.

Insurance & Protection

A full range of life and disability insurance is available for additional peace of mind.

What we offer

We're looking for friendly, creative problem solvers to join our team. Our ideal candidate is a self-starter who can use best judgment to make fast and efficient decisions.We're flexible, agile and we love to learn. We believe in getting to know each customer and understanding their unique needs.Our drive is to make high quality products by preserving the spirit to work fairly and honorably by respecting our people, company and global community.If you're looking to push the boundaries, then KSLD is the place for you!

Innovative New Light Technology

We pioneer the future of light. We’rebuilding intelligent light that goes beyondexpectations in illumination and addsfunctionality in ways that weren’tthought possible. Our products helpsociety with illumination, sensing &communication which help savelives...Come innovate with us and make adifference in the future of light

Competitive Pay

We pay well. We develop our teamand incentivize exceptionalperformance; we provide aperformance review twice a year.

Retirement Plan

We currently offer a 401(k)-retirementplan which the company matches onyearly basis. KSLD is dedicated tomaking an investment in and for yourfuture.

Health Plan

We offer exceptional medical, dentaland vision plans to our Full-Time staff.Employee only contributions as low as $0/month.

Other cool things we do

Corporate Social ResponsibilityEmployee Assistance ProgramLeadership TrainingInternal PromotionsCommunity InvolvementEmployee Engagement EventsGreat Team EnvironmentRelocations

Paid Time Off

We offer paid-time off that increases with tenure. From date of hire, Full-Time employees receive 15days per year.

Our core values

We take pride in constantly demonstrating our core values in everything we do:


Transparent in everything we do


Creative problem-solving to design, develop, and commercialize disruptive products


Never compromising on the quality of our products, striving for reliability and optimal performance


Without our people we would not be where we are today, and we value the people we work with!


Together we achieve and surpass company goals – showing respect, flexibility and being helpful


Looking ahead, we anticipate needs, challenges and outcomes


Owning outcomes with accountability and leading by example


Excited about our future and having fun while pursuing it

Award-winning technology