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Electro-Optical & Infrared Engineer

Job ID: 202253
Location: EGLIN AFB, FL, United States
Date Posted: Feb 10, 2020
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: None
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC has an opportunity for a Lead Electro-Optical & Infrared (EO/IR) Engineer to work with our advanced IR projection/sensor technology group. SAIC evaluates next generations Electro-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 generation Electro-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, Government personnel and other contractors, and provides recommended technical solutions to the government.



Qualifications

 Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Engineering, Optics, or equivalent.
  • 8+ 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
  • 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)

Desired Qualifications

 

Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 23,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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