Experienced Optical Engineer | The Boeing Company

Date Posted: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Position Location: 
Haleakala National Park, HI
Job Description: 

Job ID: 1900043137

The Boeing Company is seeking an Optical Engineer to design, integrate and maintain optical systems at the Maui Space Surveillance Complex.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with lead optical engineer, systems engineer and the Air Force customer to establish requirements, design, procure, assemble, test and maintain various optical and electro-optical systems such as lenses, telescopes, visible and infrared sensor systems.
  • This position is located at the Maui Space Surveillance Complex located on Haleakala, Hawaii.

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

Division: Space and Launch
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.

Qualifications

Typical Education / Experience:
Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's and 9 or more years' experience, Master's with 7 or more years' experience or PhD with 4 or more years' experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

This position requires the ability to obtain U.S. Interim Secret Security Clearance, pre-start for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship.

Basic qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry.
  • 3 or more years of experience in optical design and analysis using Zemax, CodeV or an equivalent software design package.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Demonstrated industry experience designing and analyzing optical components and systems using software like Zemax Optics Studio or Code V, and FRED straylight analysis
  • Demonstrated hands on hardware experience with optical components and sensors to include cleanroom practices and handling of electro-static sensitive devices.
  • Ability to work above 10,000 feet ASL is required.
  • Basic qualifications plus experience designing and integrating adaptive optical systems or high energy laser systems, opto-mechanical design experience, familiarity with Linux based operating systems.
  • Experience cleaning optical elements strongly desired.
  • Experience with stripping optical mirrors desired
  • Experience with telescopes desirable but not necessary
  • Willingness and demonstrated ability to perform high-quality documentation is highly desirable. 
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