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Date Added: Thu 03/06/2021

Optics/Photonics Engineer

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, US
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Company: PERSPECTA

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Peraton Overview Peraton Labs Peraton Labs generates transformative applied research to fuel solutions for our customers unique challenges. We are a self-sustaining research center within Peraton that provides applied research and engineering to enable government agencies, utilities and commercial enterprises to fully exploit the future of communications, analytics and cyber security. Peraton Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. We are an Equal OpportunityAffirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law. As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Qualifications Requires basic knowledge of general physics principals (e.g. mechanics, electromagnetic spectrum emission) for component andor experimentation design and execution. Familiarity with optical components (e.g. broadband sources, lasers, lenses, mirrors, filters, polarizers, etc.) and measurement equipment (e.g. photodetectors, power meters, oscilloscopes) Hands-on experience in laboratory or testing environments a plus Requires 2 to 4 years with BSBA or 0 to 2 years with MSMAMBA or 8 to 10 years with no degree. Security Clearance Secret required (TS and above preferred) Responsibilities OpticsPhotonics Engineer Applies basic knowledge of general physics principals (e.g. mechanics, electromagnetic spectrum emission) for component andor experimentation design and execution Utilizes optical components (e.g. broadband sources, lasers, lenses, mirrors, filters, polarizers, etc.) and measurement equipment (e.g. photodetectors, power meters, oscilloscopes) to facilitate electro-optical simulator design and experimentation in a laboratory environment Works within a highly technical team supports and collaborates with other engineering disciplines (electrical, mechanical, software) Provides both theoretical design input and hands-on assembly and testing support
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