At FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life. From saving energy, to saving lives FLIR is making a real difference in our world.
Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment.
We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.
The Advanced Development team is responsible for fostering new development initiatives evolved through business development channels, FLIR's internal technology roadmap, and through relationships with research labs. Surveillance is a dynamic and diverse business area with technologies spanning EO/IR systems for air, vehicle, maritime and soldier-borne applications. As System Engineer, you will lead or support the invention and creation of new enabling technologies and architectures to advance technologies spanning EO/IR systems for air, vehicle, maritime and soldier-borne applications. The selected candidate will work closely across the organization identifying and maturing emerging technologies which lead to key product discriminators. This position may require travel up to 25% of the time to support development and system reviews.
Preferred Locations: Billerica, MA, Orlando, FL or Dallas, TX
Duties/Essential Job Functions
Invent, propose, and create new concepts which enhance and expand the capabilities of the Surveillance organization.
Lead development of these concepts, or support other projects, to mature the technology and support transition to Product Development.
Build working prototypes to demonstrate the feature/concept or a significant aspect of the design.
Support or lead development of are the Engineering Specifications and business case justification.
Candidate will work closely with product development engineers during the hand-off transition period.
Must effectively interface with various internal and external organizations to support development of sound new feature business cases and monitor the business case health throughout development.
Develop relationships with customer and research labs to learn about the emerging requirements and technologies to drive the formulation of solution strategies.
Contribute, support and conduct technical presentations and proposals internally as well as to industry.
Required Skills and Education
Bachelor of Science in Engineering with a minimum of 10 years' experience in the development of systems solutions.
Imaging Technologies (cameras, video processing, and displays).
Sensor fusion experience.
Experience with one or more of the following market segments: UAV/UAS, Airborne, Maritime, Vehicle and/or Force Protection.
Demonstrated strong record of technical innovation, research, and development
Must have strong analytical skills with demonstrated experience in technologies that can be successfully applied to EO\IR developments
Excellent verbal, written, collaboration and interpersonal communication skills
US Citizenship and eligible for Security Clearance
Experience working with geographically and culturally diverse teams
Ability to form a vision and implement action plans to achieve that vision
Positive track record of transitioning technology into products
Proven ability to share and transfer technology across organizational boundaries to the benefit of our customers and the business
Membership and participation in applicable technical consortiums
FLIR and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.
FLIR is an equal opportunity employer.