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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
10/23/2018
Job Category:
Engineering
Industry:
Aerospace & Aeronautics
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University Programs: Optical or Laser Engineer
Raytheon Company | Mckinney, Texas
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Job Description

Great opportunity for current seniors in college or recent college graduates. If you are not a current college senior, or a recent college graduate, please visit our other opportunities at www.raytheon.com/careers and apply!***

As a defense contractor, there are specific programs requiring a certain level of security clearance and special access for assigned staff. The selected candidate will be required to secure these accesses. Not being able to secure the Interim Secret Security Clearance needed for this position may result in an offer of employment being rescinded.

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons.

Job Description:
Apply knowledge and experience in optics and lasers in the areas of design, analysis, integration or testing to develop advanced optical imaging telescopes, spectrometers, lasers, ladars, or special test equipment. This may include performing critical opto-mechanical alignments on state-of-the-art space hyperspectral optics, assembling and testing of technology-pushing laser demos, or troubleshooting of refractive or reflective optical assemblies for airborne imaging systems. It could also be analyzing laser propagation and detection, line-of-sight tolerances, or calculating radiometric budget allocations. Work in a team environment

Required Skills:

  • A demonstrated knowledge of optics, lasers, electromagnetic propagation, and their interaction with materials.
  • Experience with optics or laser lab and/or analysis projects including error analysis.
  • Must be able to explain the concepts and outcomes.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.


Desired Skills:

  • Experience with optical design and analysis tools.
  • Experience in in-depth analysis and modeling of wavefront, stray light, radiometric, or line of sight requirements and capabilities.
  • Experience with imaging systems.
  • Experience with laser alignments.
  • Experience in test development, test procedures, evaluation, data collection and analysis for active or passive optical sensors.
  • Existing clearances.
  • Team and leadership experience.
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (Please upload an unofficial transcript when applying)

Required Education (including major): Must have a BS / BA with a major in Engineering or other related field by Summer 2019 or have graduated within 18 months prior to start date.

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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About Raytheon Company

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services

 
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