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Electo-Optical & Infrared Engineer

Job ID: 1925906
Location: EGLIN AFB, FL, United States
Date Posted: Oct 22, 2019
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Electrical Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC has an opportunity for a Lead Electo-Optical & Infrared (EO/IR) Engineer to work with our advanced IR projection/sensor technology group. SAIC evaluates next generations Electo-Optical and Infrared (EO/IR) sensor systems for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at Eglin AFB, FL. 

We develop technical solutions to complex problems which requires ingenuity and creativity to evaluate next generations Electo-Optical and Infrared (EO/IR) sensor systems for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  • Apply your optics expertise to the full life-cycle systems engineering process for Infrared projector technologies.
  • Perform engineering review and analysis of vendor deliverables (e.g. drawings, designs, reports) related to requirements analysis, interface design, system design, and system performance.
  • Support formal Government technical reviews, including Preliminary Design Review (PDR), Critical Design Review (CDR), Test Readiness Review (TRR), System Verification Review (SVR) and Physical Configuration Audit (PCA).
  • Collaborate with various team members to resolve system engineering issues and actions.
  • Candidate will work closely with government engineers to coordinate research activities and testing of IR Projector technology.
  • Provides guidance to the engineers and scientists on successful direction of research to obtain positive outcomes.
  • Provide extensive analysis of emerging IR projector technologies developed by Universities, Gov personnel and other contractors, and provides recommended technical solutions to the government. - Experience in the one of the following areas:
  • Infrared projector technologies: resistor arrays, infrared light emitting diodes, carbon nanotube arrays - Optical alignment - Optical system analysis (Zemax, Code V)

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Engineering, Optics, or equivalent.
  • 9 years of experience directly related to job description and responsibilities
  • Applies extensive technical expertise and has full knowledge of the algorithm development and image processing for at least one of the following: Matlab, Python, and/or C++
  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance

Desired Qualifications

 

Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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