Optical Engineer II | Elbit Systems of America

Date Posted: 
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Position Location: 
Merrimack, NH or Fort Worth, TX
Job Description: 

Job ID: 2017-5718

# of Positions: 1

Years of Experience: 5

Priority: Normal

Security Clearance: Confidential


A world leader in the design and manufacture of avionics flight instruments, technologically sophisticated defense systems and diagnostic medical instrumentation, Elbit Systems of America combines the close-knit teamwork and high visibility of a small company with the stability and resources only a large company can provide. Add in our employee-friendly corporate culture and great southern New Hampshire lifestyle, and you’ll see why joining ESA could be the best move of your career.


This position works closely with multidisciplinary teams in a dynamic work environment contributing ton EO system proposal development, research, concept development, design, manufacture, integration and testing of advanced EO sensor imaging systems for Missile Warning Systems (MWS), Degraded Visual Environment Systems (DVE), Man-portable (Handheld Targeting Systems - HTS, Eye Safe Laser Rangefinders - ELRF), Helmet Mounted Displays (HMDS), Night Vision Cueing Displays (NVCD), and Vehicle Mounted Applications (Forward Looking Infrared - Flir, Eye Safe Laser Rang finders - ELRF).

The candidate will work hands-on with both internal and external teams to support the development and transitioning of E-O products from concept through to production. The incumbent works in a team environment on design, development and research projects, and in the preparation of technical proposals.


Bachelor's Degree in engineering (Optics, Physics, or similar) with 2 or more years of experience, preferably in a design-to-manufacture environment. Incumbents should possess a broad knowledge of electro-optics engineering with specific capabilities in areas such as optical design, imaging system development, laser systems, radiometry, or optical metrology.



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