Electro Optical (EO) Engineer

Full Time


    • Engineer
    • Engineering
    • Engineers
    • Physics

    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.
    • 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.