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LIDAR/Electrical Engineer -NASA LaRC

Company: Lentech Inc.
Location: Hampton
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Lentech is seeking an Electrical/Electronics Engineer, Engineering Physicist, or Physicist (applied) with design, development, and/or application experience with lasers and/or LIDAR instruments. The incumbent will support optical design, laser integration, including optical cavities, telescopes, beam alignment and routing, and integration for NASA Langley Research Center science instruments airborne and/or space projects. The candidate will design, test and integrate laser and optical components and circuits to meet instrument and project requirements. The responsibilities include: Design and implement airborne and space based remote sensing LIDAR systems, with a focus on wind-LIDAR instruments.Design of optical subsystems, including optical cavities, telescopes, high-precision angular measurement systems, beam routing optics, and transmitter health and monitoring systems.Design, assemble and optimize breadboard and preliminary instrument prototypes for verification of in-house solid-state laser performance and operations.Develop and implement test procedures to evaluate subsystem performance. Work with multi-disciplinary team (software, hardware, and optical engineers) to design and perform sub-system tests to isolate problems, correct and improve system performance.Integration of flight instruments on aircraft such as P3, KingAir, and DC8. Develops procedures for integration and operation in the particular aircraft.Provide technical and analytical support to periodic and recurring meetings such as technical interchanges, design reviews, parts control board, safety and mission assurance, and program reviews.Periodic travel may be required to other NASA centers and instrument and instrument subsystem contractor facilities primarily in the USA; however, some international travel may be required. Strong analytical ability to find and gather facts with attention to details, and ability to design laser optical systems to meet system requirements.Required Qualifications:Bachelor of Science degree in electrical/electronic engineering, engineering, physics, or physics with 5 years of relevant design, development, integration and testing experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 3-5 years experience with any structured programming/scripting language, preferably Python, MatLab or Solidworks.Design and implementation experience (optical layout, component selection, procurement, integration and testing)Strong analytical skills with attention to details that entail requirements review and analysis to support scientific instrument performance.Strong interpersonal skills such as oral and written communications, technical writing and presentation skillsSelf-starter with ability to solve problems, address roadblocks to technical issues, and work cooperatively in a team environment.Knowledge & use of Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat is required,Desired Qualifications:Experience with MIL-STD and/or NASA requirements is desired.Team leadership skills.Analytical skills with Excel highly desired. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSThe physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to do the following:As a remote position, personnel are expected to maintain their home workspace in a safe manner, free from safety hazards.Personnel are expected to ensure the protection of proprietary company and customer information accessible from their home office consistent with the company's expectations of information security.Communicate verbally and respond to verbal communications in person, over the phone or by video chat.Communicate clearly and succinctly in writing, primarily utilizing a keyboard Sitting for long periodsViewing computer screens for long periods of time Travel is not required.---------------Please send qualified resumes to Lentech Human Resources at recruiting@lentechinc.com or visit our website www.lentechinc.com/join-our-team. About LentechLentech, Inc., provides technology-enabled IT Solutions and Mission Technical Solutions to civil, defense and intelligence customers. Through our accumulated years of experience, industry expertise, and strategic partnerships, Lentech has built mission-critical solutions for our federal and commercial customers. Lentech's clients achieve full life-cycle support and cost-effective managed services supporting enterprise computing and applications initiatives for Government agencies. Lentech's Mission Technical Solutions Division is focused on providing engineering, operations, I&T and technical services to civil and defense customers primarily in the aerospace fields.Lentech, Inc. is a performance-based company providing employees with challenging and interesting work, competitive pay and benefits, and opportunities to learn and grow. We focus on providing an environment of fun, sharing, collaboration and connection. Our culture is team oriented, non-hierarchical and entrepreneurial. It gives people a chance to participate and be a factor in the company's growth and success.Lentech, Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identification, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law. We are proud of the diversity of our staff and seek diversity in our applicants.Enable GingerCannot connect to Ginger Check your internet connection or reload the browserDisable in this text fieldRephraseRephrase current sentence

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