Optomechanical Engineer | BAE Systems

Date Posted: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019

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Position Location: 
Greenlawn, NY
Job Description: 

BAE Systems Req ID: 47909BR

BAE Systems is seeking an entry level Opto-mechanical Engineer to work in our Greenlawn, NY location.

At BAE Systems, we deliver 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 services. If you are an individual that enjoys a cohesive team environment and is interested in a variety of challenges across a variety of products, then we are interested in hearing from you!

The role requires a fundamental understanding of both optical and mechanical principles. This individual will provide support to the design, development, integration/test, and production of dynamic opto-mechanical military systems. The engineer will work closely with hardware integrated into a variety of complex EO-IR technology products including imaging systems, lasers, receivers, sensors, and mechanisms. The individual must be a self-starter and is desired to have some hands experience working with optical and mechanical hardware and/or test equipment.

The selected candidate will be expected to execute  in small to large, yet diverse, team environments through all phases of the product life cycle. This includes concept development, detail design, qualification, manufacturing transition, and production support. The engineer will be responsible for supporting the development of innovative and robust hardware solutions to meet demanding customer requirements, and will leverage their mechanical engineering expertise to perform detailed design and analyses. Day to day, activities may include working with 3D solid models, drawings, and documentation utilizing GD&T principles; performing analyses to assure fit & function; performing basic thermal, structural/stress, and vibration analyses; assessing designs against environmental requirements; as well as conducting test and verification efforts.

The preferred opto-mechanical engineering candidate will have a desire to learn about and contribute in the following areas:

  • Design and development of EO-IRtechnology hardware and systems
  • Optomechanical design & analysis
  • Design and development of mechanisms
  • Product/Factory Support of DoD military electronics/avionics equipment
  • State-of-the-art mechanical engineering design and development tools
  • Prototype & test
  • Application of MIL specs & standards, industry standards including ASTM, SAE, DO
  • Engineering documentation and presentations
  • The ideal candidate will thrive in a learning environment that encourages leadership and technical growth.

BAE Systems offers competitive pay, benefits, and important work-life balance initiatives including every other Friday Off, Flextime, and Telecommuting. BAE also believes in a culture of recognition for the extraordinary contributions of our skilled employees.


BAE Systems Req ID: 47909BR