Optical Engineer

L3 Technologies Santa Rosa , CA 95402

Posted 3 months ago

Optical Engineer Overview:

An Optical Engineer has primary responsibility for Optical Sensor analysis and design and/or Optical Sensor integration and test. A secondary responsibility of an Optical Engineer is to support the manufacturing organization

L3 Sonoma EO is a dynamic and innovative business, open to new ideas and able to quickly transform new ideas into revolutionary technological improvements and new product offerings. We offer competitive benefits, an alternative 9/80 work schedule, and the opportunity to work with a talented and diverse group of professionals.

L3 Sonoma EO is located in Santa Rosa, CA. L3 Sonoma EO is an established pioneer in military/defense infrared technology. A leader in high technology and engineering services, L-3 Sonoma EO is world renowned for its expertise in the areas of Electro Optical / Infrared (EO/IR) stabilized imaging systems. As a first-rank engineering and production company, L-3 Sonoma EO is engaged in the design, development, and manufacture of highly-sophisticated electronics equipment that is used in a variety of product areas for government, civil and commercial applications.

Performance Objectives:

  • Support development of the techniques, tools, and procedures for all aspects of Optical Engineering for the division

  • Support development of Optical Engineering tools and procedures for Optical Design, Analysis, Integration, and Test

  • Document and control optical tools and procedures

  • Provide Optical Engineering expertise to support manufacturing tasks and issues

  • Provide Optical Sensor Engineering expertise in support of NRE contracts and Business Development

  • May work with customers (External and Internal) to develop system level technical objectives

  • Design and develop new optical sensor payloads for custom (NRE) contracts and WSO IRAD programs

  • Assemble, integrate, and test optical sensors to meet project specifications

  • May be technical lead on smaller projects

  • Responsible for other duties as assigned.

Competencies:

  • Creating/designing optical systems to meet customer requirements by working directly with external and internal customers

  • Working knowledge of Sonoma EO industry.

Basic Qualifications & Education:

  • Education B.S. in Optical Engineering

  • Experience up to 2 in related field.

  • Knowledge of many areas of Optical Engineering and

  • Knowledge of optical design codes (Zemax, Code V, etc.) and/or

  • Knowledge of mathematical analysis codes (Matlab, Mathematica, MathCad, etc.) and/or

  • Knowledge of Optical Metrology (Interferometers, image quality metrics, alignment and test techniques, Labview, etc.)

  • Must be a US Citizen or US Person as defined by ITAR.

  • Pre-employment drug screening and background checks are standard.

  • L-3 Sonoma EO is an e-Verify Employer.

ADA Requirements:

  • Some repetitive motion activities.

  • Visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information.

  • Able to use a computer/keyboard for extended periods of time.

  • Fast paced, schedule-driven environment.

  • Willing and able to work extended hours when necessary.

  • Periodic travel may be required.

Bringing the future into focus

Headquartered in New York City, L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) is the 7th largest Defense Contractor, employs over 45,000 people worldwide, and is a prime contractor in aircraft modernization and maintenance, Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C3ISR) systems and government services. L-3 is also a leading provider of high technology products, subsystems and systems.

To be considered you must apply online:

Visit https://l3com.taleo.net/careersection/l3_ext_us/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&keyword=sonoma

Enter Sonoma in the Keyword search box and hit enter

L3 Sonoma EO is an equal opportunity employer

Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


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