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Sights & Sensors Optical Engineer

Sights & Sensors Optical Engineer

Job ID # 2022-17663

Contract Opportunity

Location: Sterling Heights Complex, MI

Industry: Aerospace & Defense

Minimum Clearance: Ability to Obtain a Security Clearance

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Experience: 5 Years


What You’ll Do:

Design and build of optical systems.
Support concept to production including architecture analysis, trade studies, requirements analysis, engineering reviews, design, test, and qualification.
Component selection, procurement, and oversight of hardware build.
Create optics specifications and test plans.
Review hardware and software requirement documents and test plans.
Design, develop, and test optical components and subsystems in support of integration of thermal imaging systems, color and monochrome high resolution cameras, lasers, radar, direct view optics, and stabilized control systems.
Support the integration & testing of sights and electro-optical sensors on the various vehicle platforms.
Work with other members of the engineering staff to ensure the product meets its requirements.
Prepare and present written reports, status reports, and presentations as necessary.
Provide technical support and communication to the GDLS program office, company customers, and other departments within company.

What You’ll Need:

Ability to Obtain a Security Clearance
Experience with Microsoft Office.
Experience with optical system design.
Experience with physical and geometrical optics.
Basic optics laboratory skills including precise alignment and calibration procedures.
Experience with CAD tools, such as CREO/Pro-E is preferred.
Optical design and analysis utilizing standard optical tools such as Zemax, Night Vision Integrated Performance Model (NV-IPM) is preferred.
Experience with Analog and Digital Video. (RS-170, HD-SDI, LVDS, DVI, DisplayPort, 3G SDI, 6G SDI) is preferred.
Experience with video distribution techniques is preferred.
Familiarity with Military Standards and test requirements is preferred.
Ability to use engineering development and tools.
Occasional travel required.
Occasional overtime, and weekend hours may be required to complete critical tasks.
Strong Interpersonal skills and ability to work with interdisciplinary teams.
Strong Multi-tasking skills.


*U.S. Citizenship is required by law, regulation, executive order, or government contract.

Education & Experience:

Bachelor Degree in Physics, Optics, or Electro-Optical Engineering with a minimum of 5 years of applicable experience. Fewer years required with an advanced degree.  Other technical degrees will be considered with relevant experience.


What to Expect:

Applicants selected for employment will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening and background investigation which may include education, criminal and work history verifications.
Accepted applicants will have the opportunity to be eligible for benefits, including medical and supplemental insurance and a 401K. Appreciation and gratitude for employees is a hallmark of organizations with low turnover.


Moseley Technical Services, Inc. is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer.




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Job Number: 2022-17663
Job Location: Sterling Heights, Mi
Input Date: 01/11/2023
Attention: Lexi Deep
Address: 7500 S MEMORIAL PKWY STE 215-R
City, State: HUNTSVILLE, AL 35802
Phone: 256/880-0446
Fax Phone: 256/880-0936

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