Optics Engineer

  • location: Chelmsford, MA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $52 - $55 per hour
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Optics Engineer

Contract position: Senior Optical Engineer needed for immediate contract position in the Chelmsford, MA area. This person is needed to - Serve as lead Optical Engineer on one or more intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance-related programs. The right candidate work with other engineering disciplines to refine/determine optical requirements, perform optical design and analysis using industry standard software (Zemax or CODEV) for high altitude remote sensing applications. This position requires a M.S in Optical Engineering, Physics, Astronomy or related along with 5 years of relevant experience. Strong chance of direct employment conversion for the right individual Apply right away for immediate consideration.

Responsibilities for the Optics Engineer
  • Perform optical design and analysis using industry standard software (Zemax or CODEV) for high altitude remote sensing applications
  • Create and/or supervise optics-related technical documentation for production; including coating specifications, alignment specifications, and acceptance test procedures
  • Derive optical specifications from system performance requirements
  • Follow prototype designs from conception through manufacture
Requirements for the Optics Engineer

  • M.S in Optical Engineering, Physics, Astronomy or related along with 5 years of relevant experience
  • Excellent understanding of optical fabrication techniques including machined, molded and diffractive optics
  • Experience in optical alignment using interferometry, alignment telescopes, and theodolites
  • Experience with MATLAB or Python
  • Experience in optical metrology
  • Must have ability to obtain a US Government Security Clearance as well as have top notch verbal/written communication and presentation skills
Benefits

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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