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Photonics / Electro-Optics Engineer
| General Dynamics Mission Systems
|$152,420.00 - $169,000.00
|parental leave, flex time, 401(k)
United States, Maryland, Annapolis Junction
|January 29, 2024
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 8+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 6 years of job-related experience.
CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Ability to obtain a Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.Responsibilities for this Position
As a Senior Advanced Optics Engineer, you'll design, develop, build and test systems and products for advanced photonic and laser technologies.The breadth of these projects includes technologies for application in free-space optical (FSO) and fiber communications, photonic integrated circuits, active and passive optical remote sensing and imaging, microwave photonics and quantum technologies.
This position involves interacting with device, hardware and software design teams to assist in the overall development of photonic systems; specifying, selecting and qualifying active and passive optical components, developing and benchmarking system performance models, developing and implementing test procedures and/or evaluating and selecting appropriate test instrumentation. You won't just be working on the cutting-edge, you'll help define it for the world.What you'll experience:
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Target salary range: USD $152,420.00/Yr. - USD $169,000.00/Yr. This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary. This job posting will remain open until the position is filled.Company Overview
At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we rise to the challenge each day to ensure the safety of those that lead, serve, and protect the world we live in. We do this by making the world's most advanced defense platforms even smarter. Our engineers redefine what's possible and our manufacturing team brings it to life, building the brains behind the brawn on submarines, ships, combat vehicles, aircraft, satellites, and other advanced systems.
We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with this shared sense of purpose, committed to a diverse and exciting employee experience that drives innovation and creates a community where all feel welcome and a part of something amazing.
We offer highly competitive benefits and a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. To see more about our benefits, visit
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran