Job Category: Engineering - Electrical
Base Salary - $90,000 to $150,000
Full-time Benefits - Full
Relocation Assistance Available - Yes
Commission Compensation - No
Bonus Eligible - No
Overtime Eligible - No
Interview Travel Reimbursed - No
7+ to 10 years experience
Seniority Level - Mid-Senior
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel - Occasionally
Security Clearance Required: No
Visa Candidate Considered: No
The Electrical Subsystems Directorate (ESD), EO Products and Technologies Department is currently searching for an Optical Design Engineer with optical design and analysis skills, interest and/or experience in infrared systems, optical tolerancing, optical fabrication, and testing.
Chosen team member will work with multi-discipline teams supporting military programs through the application of optical design tools in the development and production phases of optical sensors. Assignments may include optical design, optical analysis such as stray light analysis, optical tolerancing, prototype development with optical component suppliers, optical testing, troubleshooting EO systems, and providing solutions to a variety of EO problems of moderate scope and complexity.
Candidate should be capable of leading small teams and will work closely with Integrated Product Team Leads/Program Managers ensuring engineering requirements are defined, risks are managed and schedules/budgets are met.
Candidate will work independently in determining and meeting the technical, financial and schedule objectives of projects. As an Optical Engineer, decisions are data driven in nature and require preparing technical justification analysis reports as well as presenting to a variety of Engineering Review Boards.
NOTE: This position can be a PrincipalSystems Engineer or Sr. PrincipalSystems Engineer based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, leadership, experience and responsibility requirements of the position
US Citizenship required
Bachelor's degree in Optics, Physics, Systems Engineering or related discipline
A minimum of 8 years related experience in Optics and Optical Design
Extensive knowledge and experience in infrared systems optical design, analysis, optical tolerancing, fabrication, and testing
Expert in CODE V and/or Zemax, and Excel and Matlab
Candidate is required to attain a secret level clearance and must have INTERIM SECRET clearance before start date.
Master's or PhD in Optical Engineering or related discipline
Demonstrated experience in optical design and analysis
Industry related documentation experience
Active DoD issued security clearance
Required Education (including Major):
Bachelor's Degree in Optics, Physics, or Systems Engineering or related discipline. MS or PhD in Optics, Physics, or Systems Engineering preferred.