Job ID: 2213969
Location: EGLIN AFB, FL, United States
Date Posted: Sep 15, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Modeling/Sim Engr
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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SAIC is looking for an Jr Optical Scientist/Engineer to support research and development for the United States Air Force Research Lab. This position will be part of a team of scientists and engineers that provide research and development of seeker technologies for next generation weapon systems. The ideal applicant would have understanding and/or experience in the following:
Note: This position allows telework options to people who are local to the region. The team currently works a hybrid telework/customer site schedule.
Location: Telework with ability to travel up to 20% as needed in support of customer projects.
BS Degree in Optics, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other related technical degree
2-5 years’ experience modeling, analyzing and simulating IR optical systems
Proficiency in Zemax or equivalent, and Matlab or equivalent
Ability to achieve and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance
Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.
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