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Company: SAIC
Location: Chantilly, VA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics



SAIC is seeking a Laser Engineer who understands satellite laser ranging and the potential impact of laser technologies on satellite operations, safety of flight, and satellite subsystems.



  • Work on the research, development, and design of free-space optical subsystem(s) for various lidar sensors including: collimation optics, circulation optics, beam steering, detection, link budgets, and processing.
  • Apply optics and photonics knowledge to optical or laser system trades and component development, including design, analysis, and validation.
  • Modeling and simulation of optical systems, adaptive optics, wavefront sensing, and/or lasers
  • Validation of optical design(s) and assemblies




  • BS degree in Laser/Optical Technology or related field, or equivalent experience in Laser or Optical Technology.
  • 5 or more years' experience working with open beam CW or pulsed lasers in a research & development or laboratory setting
  • Experience using ZEMAX, MATLAB, MODTRAN
  • Must be able to obtain TS/SCI and pass a poly

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