The Leidos Innovation Center (LInC) is seeking, an Optical Engineer to join our growing, high-performance sensors research team in the development and application of advanced sensing technologies.
- Work closely with other lab members on daily tasks of data processing, and collection
- Develop software (e.g. algorithms, performance models, etc.) and hardware (e.g. lab equipment, breadboard, etc.) solutions
- Provide quick-turn analysis / demonstrations while also developing long-term lab capabilities
- Setup and characterize a wide variety of laboratory equipment and military hardware
To be successful in this role you must possess the following:
- U.S. born citizenship with the ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance
- BS in physics or engineering with 4 years’ experience, MS with 2 years’ experience
- Experience in at least one of the following: systems design, performance modeling, hardware characterization, test & evaluation, rapid prototyping
- Active Top-Secret clearance
- MS in Materials Science or equivalent field with 2 years’ experience
- Experience developing both software and hardware
- Experience with LabVIEW, MATLAB, and programming
- Experience with image processing
- Experience with scientific instrumentation and data analysis
- Experience working with the Air Force Research Laboratory
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Optical Engineering
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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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