Electro-Optical Engineer | Lockheed Martin

Date Posted: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

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Position Location: 
Louisville, CO
Job Description: 
Req ID : 419749BR
Job Code/Title : E1881:Electro-Optical Engineer Asc
Job Description :
Lockheed Martin’s Coherent Technologies group in Louisville, CO, is seeking candidates to perform the design, development, assembly and testing of electro-optic, lidar/ladar, laser, and optical remote sensing systems. The position involves multiple phases of technology development, including applied research, proof-of-concept demonstration, field testing, development, maturation, and production of advanced electro-optical systems. 
Specific job responsibilities may include: 
  • Assemble and test electro-optical systems, assemblies, and components. 
  • Assist in the design and development of prototype lasers and laser-based remote sensing systems. 
  • Analyze laboratory data and contribute sections to reports, conference presentations, and journal articles. 
  • Prepare parts specifications, evaluate vendor offerings, and procure parts and subassemblies. 
  • Responsible for the development and reporting on a hardware sub-assembly or program sub-task. 
  • Prepare technical reports and project status reports.
  • Occasional travel to customer or vendor locations in the US or overseas may be required. 
  • Assist in conducting field tests, including remote sites, potentially for weeks at a time. 
  • Collaboratively interface with multi-disciplinary technical teams to create and mature advanced technical solutions. 
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, internal and external customers, suppliers and other stakeholders. 
  • Perform other duties as necessary.
Basic Qualifications
Knowledge and/or experience in electro optics (e.g. free space optics, fiber optics, optical modulators, laser resonators, photonic integrated systems, laser beam formatting and control, etc.). 
  • Knowledge and/or experience in the use of optical and RF electronics test equipment (e.g. oscilloscopes, RF spectrum analyzers, optical spectrum analyzers, power meters, beam profile diagnostics, etc.) 
  • Strong computer skills with knowledge in at least one form of software programming
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong mathematical, mechanical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated team-player.
  • US Citizen with ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.
Desired skills
  • Experience in performing hardware design, assembly and test of complex electro-optical systems. 
  • Experience in the use of optical and RF electronics test equipment, e.g. oscilloscopes, RF spectrum analyzers, optical spectrum analyzers, cameras, detectors, power meters, beam profile diagnostics, etc. 
  • Knowledge and experience of automated data acquisition and analysis techniques. 
  • Knowledge of coherent and/or direct detection LADAR optical remote sensing methods.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in the design, development and/or fielding of other electro-optic systems such as lasers, imaging systems, laser communication (lasercom) systems, directed energy (DE) weapon systems, directed infrared countermeasures (DIRCM), or photonics
  • Knowledge of the function and design of lasers, detectors, modulators, control systems, and other electro-optical subsystems.
  • Knowledge of optical systems, including principles of geometrical optics, physical optics, and/or Fourier optics.
  • Knowledge of opto-mechanical engineering principles, including optical component mounting techniques, thermal management, tolerancing, controlled experimentation and analysis, and manufacturing
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Job Location(s): Louisville Colorado

Security Clearance : TS/SCI
Program : ATC
Job Class : Electro-Optical Engineering
Job Category : Experienced Professional
City : Louisville
State : CO
Virtual : No
Relocation Available : Yes
Work Schedule : 9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2
Req Type : Full-Time
Shift : First
Additional Posting Locations : Louisville
After applying on-line, please email Renee Rice with a copy of your resume and a short note stating you have applied and the Req ID number.