Opto-Mechanical Engineer | Sierra Lobo, Inc.

Date Posted: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Position Location: 
Pasadena, CA
Job Description: 

Sierra Lobo, Inc. offers customers a full range of professional and technical capabilities, including Test and Evaluation, Systems Engineering, and Advanced Technologies. We also develop products and processes related to Cryogenic Fluid and Thermal Management Systems, Densified Propellant Management Systems, and Prototype Extreme Pressure and Temperature Systems. Our customers include the Department of Defense (DOD), the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Our Pasadena office is engaged in supporting JPL and commercial aerospace customers. Our team specializes in the opto-mechanical design, analysis, test and fabrication of spaceflight imaging instruments. We have been involved in numerous successful hyperspectral imager projects as well as other airborne and spaceflight optical instruments. We are looking for an opto-mechanical engineer to join our growing team with the following qualifications:

  • BS/MS in Mechanical Engineering or similar, plus 3-5 years of industry experience.
  • Experience using the Unigraphics NX CAD tool.
  • Knowledge of mechanical analysis methods and tools.
  • Understanding and wide application of principles, theories, concepts and techniques in mechanical design, ability to solve packaging engineering mechanical design problems, perform trade studies, develop design requirements, perform piece part design and coordinate fabrication, assembly, and qualification of hardware.
  • Knowledge of applicable industry and/or academic practices and standards in opto-mechanical systems including mounting optical elements and optical instrument structural design.
  • Advanced knowledge with optical design tools such as Zemax.
  • Advanced knowledge in STOP analysis methods and tools such as SigFit.
  • Hyperspectral imaging instrument experience a plus.
  • Integration and test experience with spaceflight hardware a plus.
  • US Citizenship required.
Contact: 

With interest contact Ara Dergevorkian (adergevorkian@sierralobo.com)