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Job #: R-00010532
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Category: Optical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

Job Description:

In our Albuquerque, NM office we are looking for an Electro-Optical Engineer to design and perform a variety of electro-mechanical-optical experiments for an applied R&D contract. You will get to work alongside a multi-disciplinary team, in collaboration with Government researchers doing fun experiments primarily in a laboratory with some field testing. You will be at the forefront of new and defining research into the basic of laser and laser systems development.

Fun stuff on the job:
• Experience with lasers, sources, optics, electro-optics, detectors, cameras, calibration equipment and diagnostic equipment is required for testbeds and test equipment for a variety of electro/mechanical-optical experiments. Understanding of mechanical systems and interaction with optical systems. Design, procure parts for, build, align and calibrate custom testbeds and test equipment.
• Design, procures parts for, build and test instrument control and data acquisition hardware.
• Modify and develop data acquisition tools using software such as LabVIEW.
• Modify and develop data reduction and analysis tools using software such as MATLAB.
• Develop and analysis of optical layouts using ZEMAX.
• Develop and analysis of electro-mechanical layouts using SolidWorks
• The ideal candidate will work independently as well as with a team, learn new skills quickly, demonstrate excellent communication and problem solving skills, be organized, detail-oriented, careful, flexible, and self-motivated with a can-do attitude.

Skills you must have to be successful in this role:
• Bachelor's degree in electro-optics, physics, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, systems engineering or mathematics with some prior relevant experience.
• Must be able to obtain Secret security clearance.
• Experience with the following: operating mechanical-electro-optical equipment such as, sources, detectors, sensors, lasers, and characterization equipment; collecting, analyzing, interpreting data, writing test plans, documenting test results and generating reports; performing computer-based data acquisition and analysis.
• Experience with lasers, sources, optics, electro-optics, detectors, cameras, calibration equipment and diagnostic equipment.
• Good computer skills using MS Windows are required, with proficiency in Word, Excel, and Power point.
• Must have strong mechanical skills, and also possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience with MATLAB, LabVIEW, ZEMAX, Solid-works
• Master's degree in listed fields.
• Experience is desired in testbed design, build, alignment, and calibration; data acquisition development; and test planning, data collection and test reporting.

LInC
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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

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