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Sr. Optical Research Engineer

Centauri , Ann Arbor, MI, United States
Employer Description

Centauri is a technology-driven company providing high-end, creative software and engineering solutions to critical national security missions across space, cyber, ISR, missile defense and intelligence domains.

Bringing together the brightest minds in STEM, intelligence operations and analysis, with a culture that attracts innovators, difference-makers and entrepreneurs, our teams are dedicated to solving the most complex challenges to help keep our nation safe.

 

 

Job Description

Centauri is looking for an Optical Research Engineer to join our team located at our Ann Arbor facilities. This group works on cutting edge technologies in a heavy research and development environment. The team focuses on systems, software, and algorithms for space and other applications.

Job duties:

• Design, develop, build, and test hardware and algorithmic aspects of optical systems

• Full lab bench utilizing practical hardware experience, model and simulation, image processing, and physics-based algorithms

• Experience in image forming systems, interferometry, holography, coherent imaging, adaptive optics, active imaging, three-dimensional imaging, and / or three-dimensional display.

• Proven track record in a hands-on R/D research role

• Work with other engineers in a collaborative and cross-functional environment to develop and implement state-of-the-art and innovative optical systems for several different applications from defense, intelligence, as well as commercial customers

• Support development by writing and briefing proposals, responding to RFIs, writing white papers, and participating in proposal reviews.

• Conduct research and plans development and design of lasers, infrared, and other light emitting and light sensitive devices.

• Design electronic circuitry and optical components with specific characteristics to fit within specified mechanical limits and to perform according to specifications.

• May conduct application analysis to determine commercial, industrial, scientific, medical, military or other use for electro-optical devices.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications: 

We are looking for someone who can communicate effectively at all levels of the organization to both technical and non-technical audiences. You should thrive in a collaborative team environment. You would typically have a bachelor’s degree and 9 - 15 years of professional experience, a master’s and 7 - 13 years, or a PhD and 4 - 9 years.

JOB DETAILS
POSTED
24 July 2020
CLOSES
23 August 2020
JOB TYPE
Full-Time
REQUIRED EDUCATION
Bachelor's Degree
ANNUAL SALARY (US Dollars)
Open
JOB FUNCTION
Engineer
FIELD
Research and Development