Sr. Staff Optical Engineer
The Leading Manufacturing / Operations Company Undersea Systems business unit is seeking a Senior Staff Optical Engineer with broad technical expertise to apply creativity and vision to guide the development of Undersea Systems programs that are critical to our Long Range Strategic Plan and growth of the sector. The candidate will serve as an authority on development of advanced fiber optic systems, and as an organization spokesperson on multiple advanced Undersea Systems programs. The successful candidate will be responsible for the optical system design, embly, integration and test of electrical/fiber optic (F/O) systems & sensors and shall be experienced in all phases of optical system development from conceptualizing solutions through the design, embly and testing phases. The successful candidate’s responsibilities will also include use of F/O test sets to enable test and troubleshooting of fiber optic systems and be familiar with test sets for measurement of high speed communication signals. The Senior Staff Optical Engineer will be expected to lead teams through the analysis and troubleshooting of test results as required to evaluate and improve design as well as development of component specifications, tolerances and tests procedures. The successful candidate will have background interpreting, evaluating and documenting the empirical results of: · Optical spectrum analyzers (OSA) · Bit Error Rate Testers (BERT) · Optical Backscatter Reflectometer( OBRs) · Optical Time-Domain Reflectometer( OTDRs) · High speed modulator/demodulator characterization · Fusion splicing of specialty fibers / high resolution loss measurement · Mechanical fiber routing and management inside of splice enclosures and cabinets Qualifications Min background: -Min Education / Background: 14 years of background with Bachelors of Science; 12 years of background with Masters; nine years of background with PhD. Degree must be in STEM related field. - An active or current TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph is required. - Proven ability as an organization spokesperson and advisor to management, co-workers and customers - Proven ability in technical leadership, direction and mentoring to other technical employees in the application of scientific principles, tools and techniques to achieve practical end results. - Proven track record guiding development of advanced fiber optic systems from concept to delivery - Proven background with developing new business and enhancing organizational technical capabilities. - Proficiency in common data analysis tools such as Mathcad, MatLab and Labview. - Background with subsea cables and connectors.
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