Bruker Corporation Field Application and System Engineer- Penang/Malaysia in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia


The Application and System position within the service organization is an ambassador of Bruker Nano Surfaces “BNS” instrumentation and technology. Bruker Nano Surfaces manufactures the world's leading Atomic Forces Microscopes, Stylus profilers, Mechanical Testers, and non-contact 3D optical microscope instrumentation. This technical role responsible for customer direct post-sale instrumentation and application support including: installation, user and application training, instrument diagnostics/fix, and post-sale applications support. Individual must be customer focused with a strong technical background enabling our customers to maintain their instrument at peak performance and maximize productivity for their intended use case.


60% customer empowerment and application support activities including:

  • Empower customers to optimize performance of their BNS instrument through support and instruction including but not limited to:

  • Teaching Theory of operation and training new users on instrument operation

  • Demonstration of instrument ability on non-standard samples

  • Provide post-sale user and application training and support

  • Provide customer specific post-sale application support

  • Experiment, test, develop, and optimize application protocols

  • Author application notes, user/applications procedures, and user/applications training material40% service activities including:

    • Install and qualify BNS instrument, upgrade, and/or accessory including but not limited to:
  • Uncrating instrumentation and interconnection of sub-components and assemblies

  • Instrument start-up troubleshooting

  • Qualification of the instrument and accessories using standard and non-standard customer samples.

  • Work directly with customers to diagnose BNS instrument issues including but not limited to

  • Diagnose, research, experiment, test, develop, optimize, communicate, and execute the most efficient solution plan for complex electro mechanical hardware/software instrument issues.

  • Create and maintain record of activity in support database

  • Preventative maintenance on BNS instrumentation which can include but not limited to:

  • Basic maintenance and calibration of instrument and accessories

  • Re-certification of system using both standard and non-standard samples.


  • Other duties as assigned


  • 85% travel both domestically and internationally on short notice

  • Able to work in Government sites, cleanroom, production floor, & laboratory environments

  • Must have & maintain valid driver’s license


Customer focused, passionate about science and technology, and passionate to enable customers with Bruker technology. Demonstrated excellent analytical capability, theoretical understanding of physics, working knowledge of electronics, mechanics, control systems, computers, networking, and common tooling such as oscilloscope, multi-meter, etc… to be an effective problem solver of complex system, product user, and/or application issues. Demonstrated ability to install, qualify and be a trainer and technical resource that empowers our customers in the use of complex electro-mechanical instrumentation and application modules. Demonstrated ability to experiment, test, optimize, and develop best practice for support and post-sale application activity. Demonstrated ability to provide clear, logical, and effective communication. Demonstrated ability to develop, communicate, implement, and execute assigned project including achieving required deliverables on time.


Minimum of master's degree in scientific or engineering field from accredited university or college, or bachelor’s degree in scientific or engineering field from accredited university or college with 2 year relevant experience.

ID: 2018-5628

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