Photonics Engineer

  • BEDFORD, IN
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 7 hours ago

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

Science
Testing
Design
MATLAB
COMSOL
Collaboration
Research and Development
Electrical engineering
Optics
Lasers
Photonics
Optical design
Zemax
Modeling
Simulation
Semiconductors
Physics
Problem solving
Analytical skill
Communication
Teamwork
Security clearance
SAP BASIS
Policies
Information Technology
Systems engineering
FOCUS

Job Details

Job ID: 2402608

Location: BEDFORD, IN, US

Date Posted: 2024-02-20

Category: Engineering and Sciences

Subcategory: Electrical Engr

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Minimum Clearance Required: None

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Potential for Remote Work: No

Description

SAIC is seeking a talented and innovative Photonics Engineer to join our dynamic team in Bedford, IN. In this role, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and testing photonics-based devices and systems for a variety of applications. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in optics, lasers, and photonics, along with a passion for pushing the limits of optical technology.

This position is contingent upon contract award in Early 2025.

Relocation assistance will be considered on a case by case basis.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Design and simulate photonics devices and systems using software tools such as MATLAB, Lumerical, or COMSOL.
  • Develop optical components and subsystems, including lasers, modulators, detectors, and optical amplifiers.
  • Characterize and test optical devices and systems in laboratory environments.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate photonics solutions into larger systems or products.
  • Stay current with industry trends and advancements in photonics technology.
  • Contribute to research and development projects aimed at pushing the boundaries of optical technology.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • Seven (7) years of experience & Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Optics or related field
    • Or PhD in the above and four (4) years of related experience
  • Strong background in optics, lasers, and photonics.
  • Proficiency in optical design software tools such as Zemax, OpticStudio, or equivalent.
  • Experience with optical modeling, simulation, and characterization.
  • Hands-on experience with optical test and measurement equipment.
  • Knowledge of semiconductor device physics and fabrication techniques is a plus.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and teamwork abilities

Clearance:


SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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