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Laser Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2112635
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Sep 16, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Physicist
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is looking for a Laser Systems Engineer to support the High Energy Lasers (HEL) Lab for UAS defeat application and tactical fielded systems onsite in Huntsville, Alabama.

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelors and nine (9) years in Physics, Optics or related scientific/technical discipline; four (4) years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Expert for electro-optical and related systems and subsystems, including: lasers, beam control systems, optics, and imaging sensors 
  • Design and build optical and electro-optical test setups
  • Develop and document laser system safety, build, test and operational procedures
  • Support integration, characterization, and testing of high-power laser systems  
  • Knowledge of general laser principles including fiber and diode-pumped solid state lasers
  • Understanding of the interplay of structural, optical and thermal design features on system performance
  • Understanding of risks, challenges and mitigation approaches associated with effective laser beam propagation in tactical environments

REQUIRED CLEARANCE:

  • Ability to obtain an Interim Secret Security Clearance and maintain a Secret Security Clearance

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.


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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