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Job #: R-00026922
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Category: Engineering Technologist
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)

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Job Description:

Chase your aspirations with no boundaries at Leidos! Accelerate your career growth by joining Leidos.

The Multi-Spectrum Warfare Research and Analytics Division of Leidos has an exciting position for you, our next Fiber Laser Technologist to support constructing and testing of cutting edge high power fiber based laser systems on Kirtland AF Base. The successful candidate will have a background in performing scientific work related to laser systems and have the desire to learn new and novel laser techniques.

Fun stuff on the job you will do:
• Conduct fiber amplifiers, perform laser experiments, and collect data to include measurement of laser output power, spectra, and polarization extinction ratios. 
• Perform analyses of experimental data using software such as Excel. 
• Perform routine laboratory maintenance and cleanup.

Skills you need to be successful in this role:
• College level coursework in engineering, lasers, optics or a related field
• 2+ years of fiber laser related experience.
• Knowledge of fiber lasers and/or fiber optics, including fiber termination, polishing and splicing
• Knowledge of programming with LabView or similar code, and using and modifying existing code
• Ability to analyze data and write accurate, concise and readable test summary reports
• Ability to engage in technical research and development in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to work well  with scientific peers 
• 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

External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Engineering Technologist


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 33,000 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

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