Research Engineer / Mid-IR fiber product

Reference Number: 012518 BMVAIR
Location: VA

 

Position: Research Engineer / Mid-IR fiber product
Immediate superior: Program Manager (subject to change on notice of the company)
Summary: The Research engineer has a strong optical, electrical, and engineering background
to serve on a number of R&D and production projects related to the design, development,
production, packaging and characterization of the company fiber-optic devices.
Responsibilities and tasks:
• Collaborate in the optical, mechanical, and electrical design, development, production
and packaging of the company fiber devices.
• Use customized equipment and devices for the test and measurement, fiber cable
assembly, splicing equipment.
• Implement control systems and data acquisition software.
• Follow precisely the standards and procedures for the production and assembly of the
company fiber devices.
• Improve production processes and optimize the performance of equipment.
• Produce and/or collect reports and documents to ensure production control, planning
and monitoring.
• Define, schedule and establish normal and preventive maintenance and calibration of all
equipment and apparatus used for test & measurement and the development and
production of fiber devices.
• Ensure calibration of equipment and other apparatus used for fiber test and
measurement and fiber devices production.
The list of responsibilities and tasks listed above is summarized and not limitative. This is not a
complete and detailed list of responsibilities and tasks that may be performed by the incumbent.
Knowledge, skills and abilities required:
• B.S. degree or M.S. in optics, electrical engineering, physics, or equivalent with a focus
in fiber optics/photonics.
• Minimum of three years of relevant hands-on or laboratory experience in high-tech
facility on a variety of optical devices and their design, fabrication, characterization,
calibration, testing and data analysis techniques (preferably post-baccalaureate).
• Optics setup experience desired (fiber optics, bulk optics, electro-optics, laser).
• Excellent trouble-shooting skills.
• Well structured, organized and clean.
• Demonstrated experience working with a variety of computer software applications, such
as MS Office, NI LabView, 3D CAD, etc.
• Desired areas of expertise include: Matlab, fiber and optical design.
• Voice opinions in a constructive manner, good verbal and written communication skills.
• Enthusiastic with the willingness to learn.
• Strong team player but also able to work in a self-directed manner.
Due to the nature of our work in the government contract research area, U.S. Citizenship
or permanent resident status is a firm requirement.

Position: Research Engineer / Mid-IR fiber product

 

Summary: The Research engineer has a strong optical, electrical, and engineering background

to serve on a number of R&D and production projects related to the design, development,

production, packaging and characterization of the company fiber-optic devices.

 

Responsibilities and tasks:

• Collaborate in the optical, mechanical, and electrical design, development, production

and packaging of the company fiber devices.

• Use customized equipment and devices for the test and measurement, fiber cable

assembly, splicing equipment.

• Implement control systems and data acquisition software.

• Follow precisely the standards and procedures for the production and assembly of the

company fiber devices.

• Improve production processes and optimize the performance of equipment.

• Produce and/or collect reports and documents to ensure production control, planning

and monitoring.

• Define, schedule and establish normal and preventive maintenance and calibration of all

equipment and apparatus used for test & measurement and the development and

production of fiber devices.

• Ensure calibration of equipment and other apparatus used for fiber test and

measurement and fiber devices production.

 

Knowledge, skills and abilities required:

• B.S. degree or M.S. in optics, electrical engineering, physics, or equivalent with a focus

in fiber optics/photonics.

• Minimum of three years of relevant hands-on or laboratory experience in high-tech

facility on a variety of optical devices and their design, fabrication, characterization,

calibration, testing and data analysis techniques (preferably post-baccalaureate).

• Optics setup experience desired (fiber optics, bulk optics, electro-optics, laser).

• Excellent trouble-shooting skills.

• Well structured, organized and clean.

• Demonstrated experience working with a variety of computer software applications, such

as MS Office, NI LabView, 3D CAD, etc.

• Desired areas of expertise include: Matlab, fiber and optical design.

• Voice opinions in a constructive manner, good verbal and written communication skills.

• Enthusiastic with the willingness to learn.

• Strong team player but also able to work in a self-directed manner.

 

Due to the nature of our work in the government contract research area, U.S. Citizenship

or permanent resident status is a firm requirement.

 

 

 

Thanks.

 

Brian Murray

bmurray@photonicsgrp.com

919-572-2292

The Photonics Group