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Strategy Analyst

  • Thorlabs
  • Lafayette, CO, USA
  • Sep 13, 2022
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

Thorlabs is a U.S. headquartered, international high-tech company providing systems and components to the photonics community. Thorlabs and its approximately 2500 employees serve a broad-based group of academic, industrial, life science, and defense customers. Markets addressed cover fundamental, Nobel-Prize worthy research from self-driving cars to industrial metrology.

Thorlabs is seeking a dynamic, independent, self-driven individual to work side by side with its Chief Technology Officer providing support on a broad range of tasks. This role provides excellent growth potential within the organization.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist the Chief Technology Officer to track and provide analytical reports and presentations on the development of strategic initiatives, financial performance, and markets
  • Produce regular and ad-hoc research papers / reports on business development and market landscape
  • Assist in developing and communicating strategic roadmap, corporate strategies, and business strategies
  • Act as liaison to internal and external colleagues
  • This position will be 50% remote



  • 3+ years' experience as an analyst or researcher in strategy or management consulting or investment banking


  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Expert level in Microsoft Suite
  • Excellent graphical presentation skills
  • Excellent desktop research skills
  • High degree of confidentiality and professionalism
  • Bias to action and enjoyment of working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Excellent organization, planning, and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and manage several tasks at the same time
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in both written and spoken English
  • Ability to be resourceful and persevere
  • Organizes and analyzes data from all sources, using statistical methods to ensure validity of results.
  • Develops alternate plans for program or project, incorporating recommendations for review of officials.

Other: Ability to travel to other locations / facilities up to 20%

Thorlabs values its diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.