The Optical Engineer II will be responsible for the design, development, manufacture, and test of complex laser systems operating in the UV/VIS/IR regions under stressing military and aerospace environments. Ideal candidates will have the ability to perform both design and hands on work in multiple laser technologies including but not limited to: semiconductor laser, fiber lasers, solid state lasers, non-linear optical materials and devices, optical benches, and beam directors.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to work well in a collaborative multidisciplinary team environment to define and analyze subsystem performance specifications and to ensure compliance to these specifications in operational environments. Ideally, the candidates will have technical knowledge of laser and laser based products. The ideal candidate will be focused on teamwork and have the ability to peacefully resolve conflicts on the team. Candidates must be able to interact well with team members. The candidate will be expected to develop solutions to problems which require the use of ingenuity and innovation.
Typical Education & Experience
Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience
Required Skills and Education
- Candidates MUST be eligible to obtain Secret DoD clearance
- B.S. in Physics, Optical Engineering, or equivalent with 2+ years of experience working with optical systems
- Candidates should have knowledge of semiconductor lasers, fiber lasers, solid state lasers, non-linear optical materials and devices, and optical benches
- M.S. in Physics, Optical Engineering or equivalent is preferred
- An active Secret DoD security clearance
- Experience with optical alignment is desired
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.
The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression
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