Sr. Principal Sales Technical-19019529

Location: Saint Charles
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: No
Clearance Type: None
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

Cutting Edge Optronics, an affiliate company of Northrop Grumman Corporation, is the leading provider of high-power laser diode arrays, high power pump modules and DPSS lasers. We are a vertically integrated manufacturer capable of supplying unmounted diode bars, packaged laser diodes, DPSS modules, laser diode drivers and complete DPSS laser systems. Our diode laser based products have become industry standards, and are used in a wide variety of commercial and military applications.


We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Sales/Marketing group. The position requires a self-starting individual, with demonstrated ability to understand diode and DPSS laser product/system requirements and negotiate acceptable commercial terms.

  • Serve as the primary point of contact between the company and its customers in assigned market(s) and/or geographical area(s)
  • Responsible for the sale of lasers, laser systems, laser diode arrays, and related laser equipment.
  • Represent the company at worldwide tradeshows and conferences.
  • Solicit prospects and current clients for the purpose of consummating sales.
  • Provide technical information to prospects and clients and serve as a technical liaison with engineering and R&D regarding CEO laser products.
  • Up to 50% travel required, with occasional international travel.
  • Provide bookings and sales forecasts to management as needed.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Physics or 7+ years of technical sales or engineering sales experience

Preferred Qualifications:

10+ years of combined experience as a laser technician or in laser sales

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job ID: 19019529

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
None Required
Yes, 50 % of the Time
Yes - May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position