Electro Optical (EO) Engineer

Full Time

  • No Travel Required

Job Description

Job ID: 2210715

Location: RESTON , VA , US

Date Posted: 2022-07-19

Category: Engineering and Sciences

Subcategory: Specialty Engr

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Minimum Clearance Required: Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly

Potential for Remote Work: No


SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance. Join our team.

SAIC is seeking experienced Electro Optical Engineers to be part of a fast-paced, dynamic team working on a cutting edge program in support of national security objectives.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Demonstrate technical skills in telecommunications networks with focus in all things electro/optic, communications, and transport technologies and applications.
  • Review vendor requirements and confirm development and delivery of the requirements are being met; mechanically, electrically and functionally.
  • Review and analysis of technical documentation such as specifications, interface control documents and system link budgets.
  • Support multiple project teams as both a contributor and a leader.


  • Must have an active Secret clearance and be able to obtain a TS/SCI with poly clearance.
  • BS Physics, Electrical or Optical Engineering and 14+ years of experience OR Masters and 12+ years of relevant experience OR PhD or Dr. and 9+ years of relevant experience.
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Experience generating and evaluating specifications with interfacing documentation for end to end fiber optic telecommunications systems.
  • Experience generating optical power link budget analyses on program fiber optic telecommunication systems.
  • Experience generating technical reports and white papers on topics of high interest to customer programs.
  • Experience with conducting routine open source research on trends and new products in the fiber optic telecommunication industry and report on the impacts of new technologies on current and future customer programs.

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.SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion , which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit saic.com . For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom .

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