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Night Vision Optics Specialist Senior - NVEO - Top Secret Clearance

Lockheed Martin

Fayetteville, NC
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Lockheed Martin is seeking a Night Vision Electro Optical (NVEO) Specialist for Fayetteville, NC.

Job Summary:
Knowledge of a wide range of visual augmentation and Fire Support Equipment (FSE) concepts, general principles, and specialized practices

Develop, test, evaluate, modify, maintain standard and non-standard Night Vision Electro-Optical (NVEO) prototypes, Laser, Navigation and Guidance systems to include unique design of new tooling, test equipment, and procedures to evaluate and repair all VAS and FSE systems

Maintain proficiency in the operation and maintenance of all VAS and FSE equipment, tools and accessories necessary to support one of the largest inventories of NVEO in the military

Perform inspection, maintenance, and major repairs (beyond depot level) on all NVEO equipment

Perform support, such as inventory & turn in of Class IX parts, acquisition of publications, catalogue support, calibration control, cleaning, Field and Sustainment level maintenance, tools and capital equipment maintenance
Document all transactions, inspections, and repairs of NVEO equipment for historical, research and development purposes

Provide continuous support and guidance to Combat Development Directorate (CDD) on development of new night vision products along with other optical systems and Fire Support Equipment

Collaborate with Combat Development Directorate and Industry for test and evaluation of new products in order to stay ahead of the latest technology and exploit our tactical advantage in support of current and future operations. Assist in in the development of new night vision equipment, establish modifications to existing equipment and interface with vendor to discuss progress of product and design changes. Apply existing /emerging technologies to ensure the SOF community remains on the leading edge of military night vision systems development while ensuring items tested/procured are compatible with other components and equipment within the Special Operation Forces (SOF) community

Write detail, clear and precise technical procedures to maintain/repair all VAS and FSE equipment

Maintain awareness of Military and Commercial developments and practices within the NVEO community through conferences, tours/meetings, market research, and trade publications. Make recommendations for equipment/devices for procurement and addition to the NVEO program to improve techniques, equipment, and survivability

Attend major NVEO conferences and provide report of latest state of the art technology to the SOF community

Write Memorandum of Instruction (MOl) for operator users to provide training on night vision use and field level maintenance

Provide optical test to operators to ensure proper fit with a diopter assembly that will correct refractive error and allow them to see properly

Provide assistance to multiple military and government agencies on night vision equipment, procedures, training, and guidance on shop set up

Provide capability brief and demo of all NVEO and FSE equipment to numerous high ranking military, DOD, HLS, and other agencies

Ability to work in the absence of formal procedures when needed. Provide acceptance testing or provide procedure for acceptance testing of new products

Train military soldiers on basic maintenance and light repair of NVG's and FSE's equipment prior to deployment

Keep all existing software for NVEO and FSE equipment up to date

Have the ability to adapt to an ever evolving work environment. Specs, requirements, procedures, and equipment are always changing with development and upgrades

Use knowledge, experience and judgment that shape the future of night vision products. Assist with product changes, approval of modifications, and assuring positive outcomes of multimillion dollar projects for the Government customer
Senior Engineer lead that provides leadership, guidance, and vision for VAS programs

Basic Qualifications
Qualifications include but are not limited to: military or civilian training (College Degree and/or equivalent military/occupational experience) in Electronics Technologies, Night Vision/Electro optical Devices, or Optical Disciplines.

Experience level includes (15+) years (hands on) experience with NVEO

NVEO shop supervisor is desirable.

(15+) years (hands on) experience troubleshooting complex NVEO issues

Operational Test & Evaluation (OT&E) or Research & Development (R&D) experience is highly desirable.

Minimum of 10 years' experience as a trainer in the field of visual augmented systems

Desired skills

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status

Job Location(s): Fayetteville North Carolina