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Electro-Optical Engineer in Fort Belvoir, VA at DCS

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

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Job Description

Essential Functions

Serves as laser and electro-optic engineer for PM SSL, providing technical services and recommendations for executing Soldier head, body, or weapons mounted sensor programs. Essential Job Functions: Provides technical support and analysis in evaluation of sensor prototypes and systems, to include thermal imagers, image intensifiers, and lasers, to Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier Project Manager (PM) partners. Translates military operational and mission requirements (ground, sea, air, and space) into practical system concepts and performance specifications. Develops and maintains technical documentation such as specifications, engineering drawings, system interface requirements, and engineering changes. Participates in post awards, program reviews, design reviews, and IPTs as the project engineer and/or technical expert on assigned programs. Evaluates design efforts to ensure integration of all the engineering disciplines and adequacy of the analyses performed, and optimize size, weight, and power, with cost (SWaP-C). Reviews test plans, procedures, and reports for technical adequacy on assigned programs, for both Government and contractor tests, as well as all failure reports.

Required Skills

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

BS Electrical or Optics Engineering or Equivalent and 12 years relevant experience.

Must have a Secret clearance.

Subject matter expert for Electro-optic engineering development, prototyping, integrating, and testing; and has the ability to lead engineering efforts on assigned programs with minimal oversight from the Government lead. Equivalent or experience commensurate with DAWIA Level II SPRDE certification.