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Photonics Technology Consultant

Booz Allen Hamilton

Arlington, Virginia 22203
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Key Role:
Apply photonics expertise as a strategic consultant to government science and technology Research and Development (R&D) clients. Work to impact national security investment in the advancement of state-of-the-art integrated photonics technologies by combining strategic advising with in-depth technical analysis. Maintain responsibility to apply technical expertise and relationships to serve clients. Provide strategic assessments of new technologies in support of senior-level decision makers. Conduct background research to evaluate the feasibility and defense applications of new semiconductor photonics-related technological concepts. Produce and present findings and recommendations to a team of colleagues and clients. Assist with technical program management, program development, and briefing materials for government R&D efforts.


Basic Qualifications:
-5+ years of experience with photonics research
-Ability to commute to Arlington, VA
-Ability to obtain a security clearance
-MA or MS degree in EE, Physics

Additional Qualifications:
-Experience with government-sponsored research activities
-Experience with analysis, design, or fabrication of optoelectronic devices and photonic integrated circuits
-Experience with analysis and design of laser sensing systems
-Experience with analysis and design of visible or IR semiconductor lasers and associated materials platform
-Knowledge of semiconductor device physics
-Ability to identify critical functions and components that impact optical communications, imaging, or sensing systems
-Ability to convey complex technical insights to specialist and generalist audiences
-Experience with management of R&D programs
-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
-PhD degree in EE or Physics preferred

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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