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Company: SAIC
Location: Chantilly, VA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics



SAIC is seeking a Optical Engineer with experience in areas such as:

  • Working knowledge of optical systems
  • Optical downconverters
  • Optical amplifiers
  • Optical communications
  • This position is located in Chantilly, VA and requires a TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph. 

     The following tasks are representative of those that will be accomplished at the request of the customer:
  • Assist in requirement definition, analysis and engineering, systems architecting, system analysis and design, interface and data architectures, validation and verification, systems integration, and system and operational performance analysis
  • Plan and executes modeling and analysis for optical communications systems
  • Identify technologies and future implementations that meet user needs
  • Liaise with acquisition teams to ensure completeness across the acquisition
  • Develop productive relationships with prime contractor counterparts, functional counterparts, and other payload and ground system subject matter experts
  • Support the customer in the oversight of the development and documentation of the specifications associated with his or her assigned area
  • Review complex technical design documentation and provide formal and informal feedback to the COTR, subject matter experts, and other customer personnel



TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Optical Science, or equivalent
  • Experience with modeling and analysis tools (MATLAB, other...)
  • Available to travel domestically

    Desired Attributes:
  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Optical Science, or equivalent
  • Experience with DOD/IC acquisition and program management processes
  • Experience with optical communications systems

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