Senior Laser Systems Engineer

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Aug 30, 2021

Job Description

Description

SAIC is looking for a Senior Laser Systems Engineer to support the High Energy Lasers (HEL) Lab for UAS defeat application and tactical fielded systems onsite in Huntsville, Alabama.

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience in Physics, Optics or related scientific/technical discipline; four (4) years of experience accepted in lieu of degree

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Expert for electro-optical and related systems and subsystems, including: lasers, beam control systems, optics, and imaging sensors 
  • Design and build optical and electro-optical test setups
  • Develop and document laser system safety, build, test and operational procedures
  • Support integration, characterization, and testing of high-power laser systems  
  • Knowledge of general laser principles including fiber and diode-pumped solid state lasers
  • Understanding of the interplay of structural, optical and thermal design features on system performance
  • Understanding of risks, challenges and mitigation approaches associated with effective laser beam propagation in tactical environments

REQUIRED CLEARANCE:

  • Ability to obtain an Interim Secret Security Clearance and maintain a Secret Security Clearance