Staff EO Engineer

US-TX-Fort Worth | US-NH-Merrimack
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-5753
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
10
Priority
Normal
SECURITY CLEARANCE
NONE

Overview

 

This is an advanced level lead position requiring the direct application of electro-optics engineering expertise in concert with considerable initiative and creativity. The incumbent provides technical leadership in a team environment on significant design, development and research projects, and in the preparation of technical proposals. Also provides expert explanations, techniques or approaches to colleagues, management and customers where significant technical credibility is required.

Responsibilities

The candidate will work hands-on with both internal and external teams to lead and support the development and transitioning of E-O products from concept through to production. The ideal candidate should have experience with all facets of E-O system trade analysis, design, optimization, integration, and testing. Direct experience with military imaging systems and applicable technology operating from visible light to the thermal-infrared is highly desirable. Most important is experience in the transition of new designs to operational products. Additional experience with tactical military laser systems, specifically laser designators and rangefinders is preferred. Demonstrated proficiency in cost estimation, schedule planning, and technical proposal writing is a plus.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering (Optics, Physics, or similar) with 10 years of experience, Master’s degree and 10 years experience, or Doctorate and 8 years experience, preferably in a design-to-manufacture environment.
  • Incumbents should possess an extensive knowledge of electro-optics engineering with specific capabilities in areas such as optical design, imaging system development, laser systems, radiometry, or optical metrology.
  • Direct experience in system level design requiring an understanding of mechanics and electronics including system specification flow-down is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in the management of a team of engineers and technicians on a project  basis is a plus.
  • Experience in the management of significant programs and projects to specified schedule and budget goals is preferred.

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