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Photonics Engineers

Design technologies specializing in light information or light energy, such as laser or fiber optics technology.

Salary Breakdown

Photonics Engineers

Average

$86,130

ANNUAL

$41.41

HOURLY

Entry Level

$62,720

ANNUAL

$30.15

HOURLY

Mid Level

$82,625

ANNUAL

$39.72

HOURLY

Expert Level

$102,530

ANNUAL

$49.29

HOURLY


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Photonics Engineers

41

Current Available Jobs

1,760

Projected job openings through 2024


Sample Career Roadmap

Photonics Engineers

Supporting Certifications

Core

Advanced

Specialty


Top Expected Tasks

Photonics Engineers


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Photonics Engineers

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Engineering and Technology

KNOWLEDGE

Physics

KNOWLEDGE

Design

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Mathematics

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Writing

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

ABILITY

Mathematical Reasoning

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Information Ordering

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension


Job Opportunities

Photonics Engineers

  • Low Voltage Fiber Technician
    E2 Optics    Phoenix, AZ 85011
     Posted 4 days    

    E2 Optics is an award-winning Woman-Owned IT Solutions Provider. We specialize in Data Centers, Structured Cabling, Audio Visual, Video, Electronic Physical Security, Wireless, and DAS Solutions. Our Core Value Culture is built on the foundation of Safety, Passion, Family Centric, Respect, Integrity, Accountability, Collaboration, and Agility. E2 Optics’ Core Values guide our business, our employees, and our relationships with customers and partners. We embrace these values as a way to not only be a better business, but to be better human beings. We are looking for candidates who align with our Core Value Culture and eager to become a part of a growing team, focused on delivering the very best in customer service while utilizing cutting edge technology and practices, and having fun!

    POSITION SUMMARY

    Working as a member of a project team, the Technician is primarily responsible for enhancing over-all job site productivity and ensuring high-quality work. The Technician will work with multiple aspects of the cable installation process including OSP, ISP, rack, stack, patch, pathway construction, rough-in, routing, Telecommunication Room build-out, cable terminations, labeling, and grounding. The Technician's goal is to complete tasks with a high degree of quality and efficiency, while practicing professionalism for optimal job performance.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Core Duties & Responsibilities:


    * Safety is E2's number one Core Value. Follow safe work practices and company and client work site policies.
    * Promotes company Core Values to foster and safeguard family-centric culture.
    * Installation of structured cabling systems including all aspects of the installation process: OSP, ISP, Rack, Stack, Patch
    * Reads and interprets all floor plans, drawings, specifications, and cut sheets
    * Properly sets up a variety of copper and fiber testers
    * Performs system testing and troubleshooting as required
    * Terminates, labels, tests and troubleshoots optical fiber and copper installations
    * Assist in developing Installers to complete all the tasks and responsibilities of a Technician
    * Proactively oversee and lead job site organization and basic housekeeping maintenance.
    * Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor
    * Maintain satisfactory compliance with customer security requirements
    * Excel in technical tasks such as testing and troubleshooting

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    Education:


    * High school diploma or GED required
    * In-house Certified Training Required (company provided): OSHA 30, Manufacturer Fire Stop training, Hilti Powder Actuated Tools, E2 Scissor Lift Safety, E2 Fall Protection, E2 Confined Space Entry, and First Aid/CPR preferred.

    Experience:


    * Minimum 2+ years’ work experience in Structured Cabling experience in a commercial construction environment.
    * Prefer 2-3 years of experience in Fiber.
    * Prefer Data Center installation experience.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:


    * Self-motivated and excellent work ethic that aligns with E2’s Core Values.
    * Solid team player exhibiting E2’s core values of accountability, collaboration, integrity and respect.
    * Must possess proven problem-solving skills, critical thinking skills and the ability to effectively read, write and give oral presentation(s).
    * Ability to understand and effectively explain every aspect of the structured cabling system. including pathways, spaces, horizontal cabling, backbone copper, backbone fiber optic, cross- and inter-connections, and testing. This includes understanding applicable codes, standards, and industry-best practices and the ability to differentiate between them and make recommendations.
    * Full working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook.
    * Ability to choose the correct tool and methodology for a given task.
    * Demonstrated aptitude for learning from senior team members.
    * Ability to listen carefully to and follow instructions.
    * Demonstrated team work and versatility in integrating into multiple work environments.
    * Exhibit a positive attitude.
    * High attention to detail.
    * Ability to meet deadlines.
    * Able to distinguish color codes and read a tape measure.
    * Must be able to meet E2’s driving standards policy.

    POSITION BONUS ATTRIBUTES


    * Obtain company approved (manufacturer) certifications
    * Obtain BICSI Installer either Level 1 or Level 2 certification

    WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    The standard work environment for this position is an indoors business office and construction environment. Ability to use a computer and/or hand tools while sitting or standing for extended periods of time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk or hear, use hands, stoop, kneel, bend, rotate, push, pull, reach with hands and arms on intermittent to regular basis daily. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee must regularly carry and climb ladders to 20 feet. The employee may be required to work in tight, confined spaces. The employee must demonstrate regular and on-time attendance. There could be a requirement of occasional travel by conventional means including aircraft, motor vehicle and the like within the region and to other locations as required. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job

    DISCLAIMER:

    The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

    TOOLS:

    Some tools will be required to be provided by the employee during the first three months of service.

    E2 Optics is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, protected statuses). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training. Revised 10-19-2018


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • LensCrafters - Licensed Optician
    Luxottica    Mesa, AZ 85213
     Posted 5 days    

    **Requisition ID:** 201932

    **Store #** : 000563 LensCrafters

    **Position:** Full-Time

    At LensCrafters, we love eyes and we care about the people behind them.

    LensCrafters is the largest optical retailer in North America with 1,000+ stores and as part of an eyewear industry leader, Luxottica, our love of eyes and higher standard of quality have made LensCrafters a leader in vision care for over 35 years.

    With a career at LensCrafters, you’ll find yourself learning, growing, and interacting with some of the most passionate and talented people in the business. At the same time, you’ll be helping people look and see their best.

    **GENERAL FUNCTION**

    The Licensed Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community. Creates exceptional value in the lives of customers by delivering legendary customer service & perfectly crafted high quality eyewear which exceeds our customers’ expectations.

    **MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES**

    + Greets all customers with a warm welcome right away, exchanges names, & ensures they know what to expect. Shows urgency in providing service to customers & satisfying their needs.

    + Custom fits glasses & precisely places prescription in lenses.

    + Acts as a leader in optical acumen that provides a voice for associates.

    + Takes & records measurements, adjusts or fits eyewear correctly, thorough & exact in details; ensures finished eyewear meets standards & customer requirements.

    + Attracts new customers.

    + Explores the needs & priorities of customers by asking open ended questions.

    + Is attentive to details, asks follow up questions for clarity, reads verbal/non-verbal cues; reviews prescriptions & identifies special needs, consults with Optician as needed.

    + Assists co-workers with difficult or complex areas of product needs & prescriptions.

    + Utilizes store tools & adheres to Brand Store Commitments.

    + Performs work accurately & thoroughly utilizing all technology despite time pressure & customer volume. Demonstrates superior product knowledge; takes the initiative to accurately describe the features & benefits of various lenses & frames using appropriate tools. Reinforces customers’ final selection.

    + Anticipates problems; explores underlying reasons for customer issues; strives to develop long-term solutions to problems & ensures customers are satisfied & expectations are exceeded. Acts quickly for resolution. Partners with management as necessary.

    + Possesses the ability to multi-task, prioritize & manage time with competing priorities.

    + Commits to delivery date & time, seeks feedback & asks for referrals.

    + Strives to achieve exceptional results on Brand KPIs & competencies.

    + Presents, celebrates & educates at pick up.

    + Takes pride in store appearance, shows initiative to keep store clean, attractive & organized. Secures & protects company assets in your control.

    + Informs management of safety opportunities; demonstrates safe work practices.

    + Possesses a “can do” spirit & strong drive for results; self-motivated with a desire for continual learning & improvement.

    + Adheres to company policies & procedure, including but not limited to discounting, promotions & inventory management.

    + Sells on your feet 80%-100% of the time.

    + Additional duties may be assigned as needed (i.e. customer calls, dispensing eyewear, etc.).

    + Maintains proper dress code, including name tag & associate tablet.

    **BASIC QUALIFICATIONS**

    + High School graduate or equivalent

    + State Licensure

    + Optical dispensing experience

    + Strong customer service skills: communicator, listener & team builder

    + Knowledge of current store merchandise

    + Strong basic math skills

    + Awareness of current fashion trends

    + Selling skills – ability to use & carry an iPAD/tablet

    + Familiarity with POS, computers & calculators

    + Embrace new technology & change

    **PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS**

    + Previous customer service & retail experience

    Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 or e-mail HRCompliance@luxotticaretail.com (be sure to provide your name and contact information for either option so that we may follow up in a timely manner).

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law. Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Senior Mechanical Engineer (optical)
    Ventana Medical Systems    Tucson, AZ 85703
     Posted 6 days    

    Summary

    Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of design principles, practices and implementation in complex systems and assignments. General responsibilities include design concept generation, participating in design reviews, development and testing to assess performance against design specification; reliability testing, and assessment of system interactions. Makes independent decisions. Assist in the development of manufacturing processes and troubleshooting issues to determine root cause and possible engineering solutions.

    Responsibilities

    Practices and mentors in the use of company concepts, policies and procedures, familiar with and follows standard practices.

    Applies functional expertise routinely on the job.

    Receives general direction and exercises considerable discretion as to work details.

    Contributes to the definition and timely achievement of overall project goals.

    Participates or leads in efforts to define new components, products or processes.

    Identifies and solves technical challenges.

    Identifies and implements improvements to work processes.

    Creates potentially patentable components for systems, or processes.

    Designs, plans and executes project related tasks.

    Designs and executes experiments to test hypothesis related to project outcomes.

    Applies advanced scientific knowledge to projects; determines priorities for experiments.

    Independently designs and executes experiments.

    Utilizes DOE as appropriate.

    Assures experimental quality through sound, independent, experimental design.

    Participates or leads cross functional technical teams.

    Establishes interfaces across other organizational groups*

    Provides technical direction and feedback to others.

    Teaches others and troubleshoots problems.

    Participates in project planning, process updates and contributes to experimental design.

    Prepares and delivers presentations of project results to others; presents data to larger and more diverse audiences

    Monitors work to ensure quality, and continuously promote Quality First Time

    Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree with 8 years of relevant experience or MS degree in directly related discipline + 4 years of related experience required; OR, PhD degree in directly related discipline + 2 years of related experience required.

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities

    Demonstrates technical proficiency, creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought.

    In depth knowledge of mechanical and/or optical engineering.

    Hands-on experience of working with Solidworks strongly preferred.

    Experience with rapid prototyping, testing and maturation of early prototypes preferred.
    Experience with optical systems, especially diagnostics, preferred.
    Experience with new technology evaluation and maturation preferred.

    Experience with fluidics or biological systems is an advantage.

    Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
    Technical Development, Technical Development > Medical Device Technology Development


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Sr Systems Engineer I/II - Optical Design
    Raytheon Technologies    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 6 days    

    The Electrical Subsystems Directorate (ESD) - EO Center - EO

    Products and Technologies Department is currently searching for an optical design Engineer with optical design and analysis skills, interest and/or experience in infrared systems, optical tolerancing, optical fabrication, and testing.

    Chosen team member will work with multi-discipline teams supporting military programs through the application of optical design tools in the development and production phases of optical sensors. Assignments may include optical design, optical analysis such as stray light analysis, optical tolerancing, prototype development with optical component suppliers, optical testing, troubleshooting EO systems, and providing solutions to a variety of EO problems of moderate scope and complexity.

    Candidate will work under limited supervision while exercising responsibility in meeting the technical, financial and schedule objectives of projects.

    NOTE:

    This position can be a Sr Systems Engineer I or Sr Systems Engineer II based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position

    Required Education, Skills, and Experience:

    US Citizenship is required

    Bachelor's degree in Optics, Physics, Systems Engineering or related discipline

    Minimum of 4 years applied work experience in optical design.

    Experience and deep knowledge in infrared systems optical design, analysis, optical tolerancing, fabrication, and testing.

    Experience in CODE V and/or Zemax, and Excel and Matlab

    U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment

    Desired Skills:

    Master’s or PhD in Optics, Physics, or Systems Engineering or related discipline

    Demonstrated experience in opto-mechanical design and analysis

    Industry related documentation experience

    Business Acumen

    Active DoD issued security clearance

    This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of any clearances and/or accesses necessary for the position.

    Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.

    The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process.

    Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement.

    Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DISCO website at:
    http://www.dss.mil/psmo-i/indus_psmo-i_interim.html

    157005

    Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Engineering Fellow - Optical Design
    Raytheon Technologies    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 6 days    

    The Products and Technology Center in the Electrical Subsystems Directorate is seeking an optical design and analysis Engineering Fellow that is responsible for designing new and advanced optical sensors in support of new product development at Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD).

    The selected candidate will lead teams in defining optical design solutions, being responsible for performance and cost and supporting these products through their development, implementation, verification, and maintenance.

    Additionally, they will be responsible for shaping the optical sensor development strategy for RMD, including road maps for Product Lines and new optics related technologies.

    The selected candidate will be required to effectively interact with engineers across multiple disciplines including systems, electro-optical subsystems, optics, opto-mechanics, detectors, cryogenics, and electro-optical system test and verification.

    The selected candidate will be expected to effectively present their work in program and Business Unit reviews and to provide expert counseling and mentoring.

    They will be expected to lead teams and provide technical oversight and task delegation as appropriate. The customers of this position will include internal RMD personnel and programs, as well as external Government(s) personnel and programs. The selected candidate will work with the customer and engineering leadership to define design requirements to validate and to verify that hardware being designed is compliant with requirements.

    As a fellow, it is expected that the candidate work across Product Lines and Business Units as dictated by the critical needs of the Enterprise.

    Additionally, the Fellow will seek out and establish apprenticeships to enable a teaching culture at Raytheon Missiles & Defense.

    In this position, they must have exhibited a proven track record with national recognition of an electro-optical sensor architecture mindset in developing sensor products and working across a product’s life cycle.

    The candidate of choice will encompass a history of design innovation validated by patents and technical papers, serving as the expert through integration and qualification of electro-optical sensors, and leading Failure Investigation Teams in resolution to complex production sustainment issues and / or sensor anomalies.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Lead selection of optical sensor design solutions for RMD electro-optical products with considerations for its role in the system, all phases of engineering and production, and the product life cycle.

    Lead trade studies on various sensing systems such as aperture size, wavebands, field of view, F-number, tolerances, stray light, material selection, packaging, etc

    Support electro-optical modeling and simulation activities

    Lead development of requirements in support of optical design, stray light, etc and the requirement flow to components.

    Drive the development, implementation, verification and maintenance of optical designs in close collaboration with other disciplines to provide a mature optimized missile product

    Identify strategic optical engineering development opportunities

    Propose and lead independent research and development (IRAD) projects for the advancement of optical engineering solutions

    Ensure balance of risk, performance, and cost.

    Be accountable to leadership for technical decisions.

    Participate in major technical review boards, e.g., Failure Review Board

    Communicate and collaborate with Program Management and Technical Leadership, Engineering Leadership, Manufacturing, Suppliers, and Customers.

    Guide, apprentice, mentor, and train employees within the optical design area

    Required Skills, Education and Experience:

    BS in Physics, Optics or other related engineering field

    A minimum of 12 years of optical design, analysis and tolerancing experience on ultra-violet (0.3 um) through Long-Wave Infrared (14 um) optical systems

    A minimum of 12 years’ experience with Code V, Zemax, FRED, or equivalent optical design tools

    Previous work history in optical fabrication, testing, and stray light knowledge from the ultra-violet through Long-Wave Infrared.

    Current or previous work history in leading optical design teams spanning optical designers, stray light analysts, opto-mechanical engineers, detector engineers, and optical test engineers.

    Experience leading optical design trade studies and engineering efforts involving engineers across multiple disciplines as listed above.

    US Citizenship is required

    U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

    Desired Skills:

    MS or PhD in Physics, Optical Sciences or other related engineering field

    Demonstrated ability to influence others to achieve technical and programmatic goals

    Demonstrated proactive problem solving experience

    Demonstrated ability to develop a business strategic vision and execute changes

    Demonstrated ability to write successful technical proposal volumes

    Demonstrated written and verbal communication ability to leadership

    Experienced stray light analyst

    Experience within the aerospace industry

    Active DoD issued Top Secret security clearance

    157145

    Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Senior Systems Engineer - Optical Design
    Raytheon Technologies    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 6 days    

    The Electrical Products team, EO

    Products and Technologies Department is currently searching for an optical design Engineer with optical design and analysis skills, interest and/or experience in infrared systems, optical tolerancing, optical fabrication, and testing.

    Chosen team member will work with multi-discipline teams supporting military programs through the application of optical design tools in the development and production phases of optical sensors. Assignments may include optical design, optical analysis such as stray light analysis, optical tolerancing, prototype development with optical component suppliers, optical testing, troubleshooting EO systems, and providing solutions to a variety of EO problems of moderate scope and complexity.

    Candidate will work under limited supervision while exercising responsibility in meeting the technical, financial and schedule objectives of projects.

    NOTE:

    This position can be a Sr Systems Engineer II (G09) or Principal Systems Engineer (G10) based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position

    Required Education, Skills, and Experience:

    US Citizenship is required

    Bachelor's degree in Optics, Physics, Systems Engineering or related discipline

    Minimum of 6 years applied work experience in optical design and the following:

    Experience and deep knowledge in infrared systems optical design, analysis, optical tolerancing, fabrication, and testing.

    CODE V and/or Zemax, and Excel and Matlab

    U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment

    Desired Skills:

    Master’s or PhD in Optics, Physics, or Systems Engineering or related discipline

    Demonstrated experience in opto-mechanical design and analysis

    Industry related documentation experience

    Business Acumen

    Active DoD issued security clearance

    This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of any clearances and/or accesses necessary for the position.

    Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.

    The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process.

    Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement.

    Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DISCO website at:
    http://www.dss.mil/psmo-i/indus_psmo-i_interim.html

    161696

    Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Sr. Electro-Optical Subsystems Engineer II
    Raytheon Technologies    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 6 days    

    Raytheon Missiles & Defense is the world’s largest producer of advanced missile systems supporting our US warfighters and international allies.

    Every missile system contains a set of purpose designed electrical subsystems.

    These subsystems enable the guidance, navigation, signal processing, target detection and tracking functions of the missile.

    The Electrical Product Team - Subsystems Center is responsible for all aspects of these subsystems including design, test and production.

    Job Description:

    The Electrical Product Team, is currently searching for an Electrical Engineer with experience in electro-optics.

    This candidate shall be able to perform a broad range of Electro Optical (EO) subsystem engineering tasks related to infrared advanced missile seekers and guidance subsystems:

    develop EO sensor system simulations and conduct analyses to characterize EO performance for developmental and production deliverable seeker assets based on laboratory data;

    develop requirements and conduct requirement validation of EO subsystems based on analysis and/or testing;

    develop and conduct EO subsystem trade studies; work across multiple engineering disciplines including EO hardware design (detector, optics, cryogenic systems, opto-mechanical), video electronics, EO integration and verification, video signal processing, missile simulation and analysis, and system engineering to establish multi-disciplinary technical solutions for EO products which ensure design integrity and operational performance under all applicable environments.

    Candidate will periodically lead small teams of 3-5 engineers and present technical information to program management, subject-matter experts, and government customers.

    Location: Tucson, AZ.

    U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Candidate will work within a multi-disciplined team, as well as:

    Work independently, with little supervision.

    Develop a network, and know when to use it to get help.

    Ensure proper engineering discipline is applied to all designs.

    Provide the best technical solution within cost and schedule constraints.

    Required Skills:

    Minimum of 6 years of Engineering experience

    Experience with

    EO simulation, analysis, and/or hardware laboratory testing.

    Experience using Computer Analysis Tools (such as: MatLab, IDL, or MS Excel)

    Experience with

    EO hardware (such as: detectors, optics, cryogenic systems, gimbal platforms, video electronics or lasers).

    U.S Citizenship is required

    Desired Skills:

    Experience with space-based EO subsystems.

    Experience with missile EO products.

    Good verbal, written and presentation skills.

    Have an engineer's curiosity, and desire to learn and grow

    A current Top-Secret DoD security clearance.

    A Master of Science degree in EE, Optics, Physics, or Systems.

    Have an engineer’s curiosity, and a desire to learn and grow.

    Ability to produce high-quality technical reports.

    Ability to work across multi-disciplinary teams to develop technical solutions for missile EO products in a leadership capacity.

    Experience in systems engineering including requirements development, requirement validation, and subsystem trade studies.

    Required Education (including Major):

    B.S degree required. Majors: Physics, Systems, Electrical Engineering, Optics or related STEM degree.

    This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance.

    Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.

    The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process.

    Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement.

    Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.

    162200

    Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Optics Engineer II - Tucson, AZ
    Raytheon Technologies    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 6 days    

    This position is for early career individuals who have less than 2 years of professional work experience and who will receive a degree during the current academic year or who received their degree within the last 18 months.

    Raytheon Missiles & Defense

    is a technology and innovation leader in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions thanks to employees who live our Values of Trust, Respect, Collaboration, Innovation and Accountability. Diversity is a part of our culture and a key to our success. When world-class talent works together in a place that is respectful and inclusive, we solve some of the world's hardest problems.

    The Electro-Optics Product and Technologies (EOPT) department is responsible for requirements decomposition, detailed design and production support of the EO Sensors/Seekers, including the detectors, cryogenic systems, and structures making up the sensor/seeker subsystems . The multi-disciplined department employs optical engineers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers and subsystems engineers. Optical engineers are responsible for designing, modeling/analyzing and verifying optical components within a sensor/seeker. Mechanical engineers are responsible for designing the structures that hold the optics, including any mechanisms need to move optics, as well as the cryogenic systems used to cool and maintain the temperature of EO detectors. Electrical engineers are responsible for relaying critical detector interface and performance requirements to detector suppliers and verifying requirements are met. Subsystems engineers utilize many different engineering discipline skills to assemble, test and verify optical, electrical and mechanical components as they are built up into the sensor/seeker subsystem.

    U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

    Required Education/Skills:

    Requires a Master of Science degree in Optics, Physics, Systems Engineering or related Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) degree

    and

    less than 18 months of professional engineering experience.

    Experience with CODE V and/or Zemax, and Excel and Matlab

    Good verbal and written communication skills.

    This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance.

    Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

    Desired Skills:

    ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard. 3.0 cumulative GPA desired.

    Knowledge and experience in optical design and analysis, infrared systems, optical tolerancing, fabrication and testing.

    Class projects, professional internships, or academic research demonstrating the ability to apply technical course work or computer software skills.

    Strong interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills.

    Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.

    Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues who represent a diversity of work and conflict resolution styles.

    Location:

    This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ.

    Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of America’s 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of nature’s best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucson’s fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.

    Benefits:

    Student Loan Repayment Contribution

    Paid Parental Leave

    Educational Assistance

    9/80 work schedule – Every other Friday off

    Onsite Wellness Program – Health Screenings/Flu Shots

    401K – Savings & Investment Plan

    Paid Time Off

    Rstars is an enterprise-wide recognition program that allows you to give and receive thanks for notable and exceptional performance.

    This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.
    https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm

    ***Please upload a copy of your most recent transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition. Please include your cumulative GPA and projected graduation date on your resume.***

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    Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Optics Engineer I - Tucson, AZ
    Raytheon Technologies    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 6 days    

    This position is for early career individuals who have less than 2 years of professional work experience and who will receive a degree during the current academic year or who received their degree within the last 18 months.

    Raytheon Missiles & Defense

    is a technology and innovation leader in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions thanks to employees who live our Values of Trust, Respect, Collaboration, Innovation and Accountability. Diversity is a part of our culture and a key to our success. When world-class talent works together in a place that is respectful and inclusive, we solve some of the world's hardest problems.

    The Electro-Optics Product and Technologies (EOPT) department is responsible for requirements decomposition, detailed design and production support of the EO Sensors/Seekers, including the detectors, cryogenic systems, and structures making up the sensor/seeker subsystems . The multi-disciplined department employs optical engineers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers and subsystems engineers. Optical engineers are responsible for designing, modeling/analyzing and verifying optical components within a sensor/seeker. Mechanical engineers are responsible for designing the structures that hold the optics, including any mechanisms need to move optics, as well as the cryogenic systems used to cool and maintain the temperature of EO detectors. Electrical engineers are responsible for relaying critical detector interface and performance requirements to detector suppliers and verifying requirements are met. Subsystems engineers utilize many different engineering discipline skills to assemble, test and verify optical, electrical and mechanical components as they are built up into the sensor/seeker subsystem.

    U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

    Required Education/Skills:

    Requires a Bachelor of Science degree in Optics, Physics, Systems Engineering or related Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) degree

    and

    less than 18 months of professional engineering experience.

    Experience with CODE V and/or Zemax, and Excel and Matlab

    Good verbal and written communication skills.

    This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance.

    Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

    Desired Skills:

    ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard. 3.0 cumulative GPA desired.

    Knowledge and experience in optical design and analysis, infrared systems, optical tolerancing, fabrication and testing.

    Class projects, professional internships, or academic research demonstrating the ability to apply technical course work or computer software skills.

    Strong interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills.

    Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.

    Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues who represent a diversity of work and conflict resolution styles.

    Location:

    This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ.

    Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of America’s 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of nature’s best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucson’s fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.

    Benefits:

    Student Loan Repayment Contribution

    Paid Parental Leave

    Educational Assistance

    9/80 work schedule – Every other Friday off

    Onsite Wellness Program – Health Screenings/Flu Shots

    401K – Savings & Investment Plan

    Paid Time Off

    Rstars is an enterprise-wide recognition program that allows you to give and receive thanks for notable and exceptional performance.

    This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.
    https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm

    ***Please upload a copy of your most recent transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition. Please include your cumulative GPA and projected graduation date on your resume.***

    162608

    Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Senior Systems Engineer - Optical Design
    Raytheon Technologies    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 6 days    

    The Electrical Products team - EO Center - EO Products and Technologies Department is currently searching for an optical design Engineer with optical design and analysis skills, interest and/or experience in infrared systems, optical tolerancing, optical fabrication, and testing.

    Chosen team member will work with multi-discipline teams supporting military programs through the application of optical design tools in the development and production phases of optical sensors. Assignments may include optical design, optical analysis such as stray light analysis, optical tolerancing, prototype development with optical component suppliers, optical testing, troubleshooting EO systems, and providing solutions to a variety of EO problems of moderate scope and complexity.

    Candidate will work under limited supervision while exercising responsibility in meeting the technical, financial and schedule objectives of projects.

    NOTE:

    This position can be a Systems Engineer II (G07) or Senior Systems Engineer I (G08) based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position

    Required Education, Skills, and Experience:

    US Citizenship is required

    Bachelor's degree in Optics, Physics, Systems Engineering or related discipline

    Minimum of 2 years applied work experience in optical design.

    Strong experience and deep knowledge in infrared systems optical design, analysis, optical tolerancing, fabrication, and testing.

    Expert in CODE V and/or Zemax, and Excel and Matlab

    U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment

    Desired Skills:

    Master’s or PhD in Optics, Physics, or Systems Engineering or related discipline

    Demonstrated experience in opto-mechanical design and analysis

    Industry related documentation experience

    Business Acumen

    Active DoD issued security clearance

    This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of any clearances and/or accesses necessary for the position.

    Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.

    The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process.

    Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement.

    Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DISCO website at:
    http://www.dss.mil/psmo-i/indus_psmo-i_interim.html

    161611

    Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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