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Optical Engineer Sr

Lockheed Martin


Location:
Bothell, WA
Date:
05/31/2017
2017-05-312017-06-30
Job Code:
394998BR
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Job Details

Here within Lockheed Martin's Laser and Sensor Systems Business we are looking for an Optical Engineer and true Laser enthusiast to join our team. Lockheed Martin Laser and Sensor Systems delivers innovative laser solutions for the defense, aerospace, industrial, and scientific markets. Our group offers the stability and prestige of a fortune 100 company with the feel of a startup company and a very strong entrepreneurial spirit.

The Optical Engineer will work in an environment where innovation is a part of our culture. This exciting work will include the design and development of fiber laser systems that are field deployable in military environments. Our Optical Engineer will:

• Design, build and operate single-mode, kilowatt-class high power fiber lasers and state of the art pulsed fiber lasers for military applications
• Troubleshoot complex fiber optical systems including control electronics and software
• Understand the implications of electrical, mechanical, thermal and software subsystems on the optical performance of a laser
• Act as the technical leader for project elements, responsible for technical architecture and execution to schedule and budget baseline
• Work in an optical lab to execute experiments and to validate new design architectures
• Evaluate potential new tools and equipment for effectiveness and relevance
• Perform trade-off analyses
• Apply technical expertise to develop solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity
• Mentor and help to develop skills of less experienced members of our team
• Collaborate extensively local teammates and may also correspond and share best practices with teams from other groups across Lockheed Martin

Basic Qualifications
Ability to
• Lead cross-functional technical teams of 3-5 members
• Build and operate single-mode, kilowatt-class high power fiber lasers
• Build and operate pulsed lasers and non-linear pulsed systems
• Define fiber laser system architectures
• Conduct laser and optical analysis using fundamental physics and engineering principles.
• Design and conduct optical lab experiments.
• Analyze experimental data to identify design elements that improve and drive laser architecture development and design
• Write code using Labview and MatLab for experimental data collection and analysis

Desired skills
PhD level degree in Physics, Optics or closely related technical field. Experience designing and developing fiber laser systems from concept through sustained production

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): Bothell Washington

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