Amarx Search, Inc.    

Direct Placement position in Ft. Wayne, IN
Position ID: 2193

An excellent position with a large defense technology company delivering innovative mission solutions

* Lead - Optical Engineer - Space Systems *

Please apply ONLY if you have US Citizenship (government-related work) and a Bachelor's degree in Optics, Systems Engineering, Physics, or similar

You must currently be a United States Citizen (government related work)

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

We can ONLY consider your application if you have:

1: US Citizenship (government-related work)
2: Bachelors degree in Optics, Systems Engineering, Physics, or related field
3: 9+ years of HW design experience (7 with Masters)
4: Experience of Zemax, Code V, FRED, and DOORS
5: Experience in Systems requirements management (ex. performance verification, requirements allocation) for LEO/GEO environment

We are looking for an outstanding Lead Optical Engineer to provide Optical Systems Engineering expertise to space-based programs. The on-orbit imaging and sensing systems operate in the visible and infra-red region of the spectrum.
This person will be part of a highly skilled multi-expertise technical team, providing critical support to the team and on-site support to high-technology American and Canadian suppliers.

DESIRED (not required) SKILLS:
:: Ability to mentor junior level optical engineers focused on technical/cost/schedule optimization
:: Familiarity with ASAP and MatLab
:: Flexibility to travel occasionally to vendor or customer sites
:: DoD Secret Clearance

Duties and Responsibilities
== Perform and coordinate system-level Optical hardware and process trades with company and Supplier teams to arrive at mutually agreeable spec-compliant solutions to technical problems.
== Definition, Design, Development and Performance Verification of Refractive/Reflective Telescopes, Optical Coatings, Detectors, Processes, and Components resulting in Delivery of Quality Products meeting our Customer's Requirements
== Optical budgets and sensitivities including wave-front error, MTF, line of sight, stray-light, SNR, SWAP, glint, spectral tuning/splitting, polarization, phase retrieval, image simulation, and radiometric calculations.
== Create and Manage Optical and Radiometric requirements and specifications for systems, assemblies, and components.
== Hands-on test/review of data, materials and components to verify compliance to specifications

Please send resume as a Microsoft Word attachment to

Amarx Search, Inc.