The Electrical Subsystems Directorate (ESD), Electro-Optical 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 will work under limited supervision while exercising responsibility in meeting the technical, financial and schedule objectives of projects.
Position will be either Systems Engineer I or Systems Engineer II depending on level of education.
Ideal candidate will have experience or course work exposure to optical design and analysis, and will possess the following knowledge/abilities:
Desired Education (including Major):
Masters of Science in Optics, Physics, or Systems Engineering or related discipline. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard. Cumulative GPA of 3.00 is desired.
This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens. Interested job seekers must apply online at to determine if they meet qualifications for specific positions and other employment requirements.
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