Industries Overview

Photonics, or the technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon.  Photonics directly effects our daily existence and is providing expanding opportunities for innovation, growth, and efficiency in manufacturing, medical, environmental, defense, energy, communications, and scores of other industry sectors.  To address these wide ranging opportunities an expanding, highly trained and focused workforce is necessary.  The skills needed cover a wide array of technical and leadership skills.  The Shields Executive Group specializes in supporting the employment needs of these diverse industries that conceive, design, build and maintain our daily life and our future. 

Our team recruits and places engineers and business professionals for the cutting edge technology companies building laser, electro-optic, communication, biophotonic, and energy systems. 

Our background in defense and civil applications, systems engineering, metrology, education, and remote sensing provides the strategic and tactical knowledge needed to make efficient applicant placements.  These placements are the impact players that solve problems, create efficiencies, and advance the profitability and market share of our client companies.

In order to recruit Impact Players, you need to know who they are and where to find them.

Our recruiters typically have real-world experience in the industries in which they recruit. They are experts who not only know the top talent, but know what it will take to get them.

Shields Executive Group routinely places Impact Players in the following industries:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Biophotonics
  • Aerospace, Defense, Security
  • Remote Sensing and Imaging
  • Optical Components
  • Light Sources and Illumination
  • Fiber Optics
  • Sensors and Detectors
  • Displays and Consumer Applications
  • Research and Development
  • Astronomy
  • Lasers
  • Materials and coatings
  • Nanophotonics
  • Spectroscopy
  • Test and Measurement
  • Semiconductor Manufacturing

Expertise in several areas:

  • Systems Engineering
  • Remote Sensing
  • Defense Applications
  • Optical Metrology
  • Electro-optic Systems