The Leidos Innovation Center (LInC) currently has an opening for a Senior 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 applied R&D contracts. Activities include laboratory-based and/or field testing and modeling and simulation.
- 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.
- Develop and modify data acquisition tools using software such as LabVIEW.
- Develop and modify 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.
- Bachelors degree with 8 plus years of experience or Master's with 6 plus years in electro-optics, physics, electrical engineering, systems engineering or equivalent related field.
- Must have a Top Secret Security Clearance and ability to maintain it.
- Experience with the following: operating electro-optical equipment such as, sources, detectors, sensors, lasers, characterization equipment; collecting, analyzing, interpreting data, writing test plans, documenting test results and generating reports; performing computer-based data acquisition and analysis.
- Experience with state-of-the-art lasers, sources, optics, electro-optics, detectors, cameras, calibration equipment and diagnostic equipment is required.
- Must have experience with analytical software such as MATLAB, LabView, Zemax.
- Good computer skills using MS Windows are required, with proficiency in Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
- Must have strong optical/laser laboratory mechanical skills, and also possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Experience with MATLAB, LabVIEW, and Zemax. – PhD 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.
- Support multiple contracts as a technical SME in electro-optics.
- Support business development activities related to EO-IR phenomenology
- R&D related to laser development, nonlinear optics and light-matter phenomenology
External Referral Bonus
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Optical Engineering
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