Optical Engineer

5 - 7 years experience  •  Aerospace / Defense

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
Carlsbad, CA
5 - 7 years experience
Aerospace / Defense
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17

Job Description:   We are currently seeking a self-motivated Optical Engineer to join a cross-functional team of Program Managers, Optical Engineers, Physicists, Electrical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Software Engineers and Technicians.  The chosen candidate will work on a wide range of government and commercial projects including, but not limited to, passive optical components, fiber optic and free-space communication systems and imaging systems.  The candidate should have a successful track record of supporting business development efforts by creating new concepts, writing white papers & proposals, making presentations and leading new technical efforts.  

Responsibilities:

  • Exercise creative thinking for developing unique solutions to advance our core and new business areas
  • Develop hardware, lead design & prototyping efforts and bring products to market
  • Author white papers, proposals and make presentations to internal staff, executive management, existing customers and potential new customers
  • Be self directed as an individual contributor, work as a team member in an IPT environment, or lead a small technical team of scientist, engineers and technicians

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Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • U.S. citizenship required
  • Candidate must be able to obtain a Top Secret U.S. Government security clearance
  • Solid understanding of analog & digital communications and free-space optics
  • Experience with modeling and simulation using Mathcad, Matlab, Zemax, LabView, etc.
  • Experience working with communications hardware, fiber optic hardware, and imaging systems
  • Exposure to low volume manufacturing facilities & test laboratories

Education:   BS degree +5 years of experience in Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Physics or,  MS degree +3 years of experience in Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Physics   Additional Information:   This position offers a career path at a competitive salary with excellent benefits including relocation assistance if needed, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement and more. Take the next step and make a difference in your career - Join the L3 Technologies PHOTONICS team.

Requisition ID

  091850

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