Optical Engineer

Date Posted: 
Thursday, October 4, 2012

Position Location: 
Westford, Mass.
Job Description: 

Job Title: Optical Engineer Requisition Number: 27700
Functional Area: Engineering
Work Location: ISR Systems - Westford, MA
Hiring Manager: Humphrey, Ian - 0053058
Job Description Summary: This position is responsible for independently evaluating, selecting, and applying standard optical engineering techniques, procedures and criteria in solving technical problems pertaining to the design and/or development, manufacturability, product quality and test or systems compatibility. As an engineer with optical experience, the incumbent works on his/her own initiative under general supervision. Performance at this level requires a solid grounding of company products, processes and technologies.
• Performing sequential ray-tracing analysis and optimization
• Performing optical testing, analysis and test reporting
• Performing stray light analysis using optical models
Basic Qualifications: • A BS degree in Optics, Physics or related engineering discipline with 1-3 years of optical work experience
• Strong personal discipline skills
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrated documentation / organizational skills
• Experience in stray light analysis is a plus
• Some travel may be required
• U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain a security clearance is required
% Travel Required: < 10%