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Job #: R-00011792
Location: Beavercreek, OH
Category: Optical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

Job Description:

The Leidos Innovation Center (LInC) currently has an opening for an Electro-Optics Engineer to work in our Dayton / Beavercreek, OH office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, in collaboration with Government researchers, to design and perform a variety of electro-optical experiments for an applied R&D contract. Experiments are primarily laboratory-based, with some field testing.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Perform requirements definition for testbeds and test equipment for a variety of electro-optical experiments, based on provided test objectives.
  • Design, procure parts for, build, align and calibrate custom testbeds and test equipment.
  • Design, procure 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.
  • 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.
  • Ability to lead small teams of engineers on targeted projects
  • Responsible for coaching and reviewing work of junior engineers


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in electro-optics, physics, electrical engineering, systems engineering or equivalent related field with 4 plus years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 plus years of prior relevant experience.
  • Must have a Secret Security Clearance and ability to maintain it.
  • Experience with the following:
    • operating electro-optical equipment such as, sources, detectors, sensors, lasers, and characterization equipment
    • collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data
    • writing test plans, documenting test results and generating reports
  • Must have experience with analytical software such as MATLAB, Mathcad, or Mathematica.
  • Good computer skills using MS Windows are required, with proficiency in Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
  • Must have strong mechanical skills, and also possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have the skills to manage engineering projects
  • Must be able to coaching and review work of junior engineers


Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with the following:
    • Developing LabVIEW based control and data acquisition systems
    • Using MATLAB for data analysis
    • Radiometry and radiometric calibration
    • Camera calibration (UV through LWIR)
    • Optical testbed development
    • Field and flight hardware
  • Master's degree in listed fields.
  • Desire to lead larger teams of engineers


LInC

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 .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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