The Electronic Warfare Division of Leidos has an exciting position open to support cutting-edge high-power fiber-based laser system technology on Kirtland AF Base, NM. The fiber laser program we support investigates 1 and 2 µm continuous wave and pulsed lasers. Our new Sr. Fiber Laser Engineer will provide support to other engineers and research scientists developing new and novel high power laser technologies by means of setting up and conducting complex experiments and analyzing and reporting results. The candidate will oversee many program technical tasks and may manage technical personnel.
•Construct fiber amplifiers, perform laser experiments, and collect data to include measurement of laser output power, spectra, polarization extinction ratios and stimulated Brillouin scattering.
• Oversee several laser laboratories and work with senior management to assign priorities and determine how to best utilize resources
•Report project status on a weekly and monthly basis in formal, professional reports
• BS degree in Optical or Electrical Engineering or Physics and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or MS degree with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience.
• Five or more years of fiber laser amplifier experience.
•Knowledge of fiber termination, polishing and splicing
•Ability to use and modify LabView or similar laboratory software.
•Ability to analyze data and write accurate and concise test summary reports
•Ability to engage in technical research and development in a fast-paced laboratory environment
•Ability to work side by side with technical staff in a laboratory environment
•Ability to acquire and maintain a minimum of a DoD Secret security clearance
•Ability to understand and abide by government safety rules and regulations
•Possess excellent written and oral communication skills
Possess an active DoD Secret or higher security clearance.
•Ability to design, build and test fiber laser amplifiers
•Have experience working in a government research facility
•Have experience managing technical programs and personnel
Pay Range:Pay Range $101,400.00 - $183,300.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Original Posting Date:12/11/2023
While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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