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Optical Engineer

Job ID: 215028
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 21, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Optical Engineer with experience in areas such as:

  • Working knowledge of optical systems
  • Optical downconverters
  • Optical amplifiers
  • Optical communications
  • This position is located in Chantilly, VA and requires a TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph. 

     The following tasks are representative of those that will be accomplished at the request of the customer:
  • Assist in requirement definition, analysis and engineering, systems architecting, system analysis and design, interface and data architectures, validation and verification, systems integration, and system and operational performance analysis
  • Plan and executes modeling and analysis for optical communications systems
  • Identify technologies and future implementations that meet user needs
  • Liaise with acquisition teams to ensure completeness across the acquisition
  • Develop productive relationships with prime contractor counterparts, functional counterparts, and other payload and ground system subject matter experts
  • Support the customer in the oversight of the development and documentation of the specifications associated with his or her assigned area
  • Review complex technical design documentation and provide formal and informal feedback to the COTR, subject matter experts, and other customer personnel





     

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience

 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Optical Science, or equivalent
  • Experience with modeling and analysis tools (MATLAB, other...)
  • Available to travel domestically

    Desired Attributes:
  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Optical Science, or equivalent
  • Experience with DOD/IC acquisition and program management processes
  • Experience with optical communications systems



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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