Electro-Optic Systems Engineer

Reference Number: NL: SYS-sr-MD
Location: MARYLAND

Company Brief:

This position will work with a company that develops military electronic and electro-optical systems – including sensor and imaging systems, surveillance and reconnaissance systems, electro-optical and laser communication systems.

Job Description:



Electro-Optical Systems Engineer / Project Manager


EO Imaging Systems


This engineer will serve as the company’s lead engineer and project manager. This Systems Engineer is responsible for technical lead of current programs, and for leading proposal, design, and R&D efforts on new programs. It is a prominent, vital, and well respected role within the company.



  • This position will lead the company’s efforts in the design and development of Electro-Optical systems. This position will assist upper management in formulating technical and business plans. This position will provide technical direction for the engineering team. This position will be the customer technical point of contact.
  • This position will be responsible for leading projects in the development of technology and products, including the following roles: proposal development, technology design and development, prototype design and development, process development, product development, technical project management.
  • This position will be responsible for leading the technology development stage through the production stage.
  • This position will work with upper management developing new technology, process, and business ideas.
  • This position will assist the engineering leads on technical issues.


  • BS/MS/PhD in Engineering or Physics.
  • Must have very strong experience designing and developing military electro-optic systems. This includes expertise developing electro-optical imaging systems, optical systems, opto-mechanical subsystems, image processing designs, etc..
  • Must have technical expertise to lead engineering design teams.
  • Must have experience designing systems for manufacturing.
  • Must be US Citizen with current or prior security clearance.


Electro-Optical Sensing / Imaging Systems Engineer


Electro-Optical Systems Engineer to design and develop advanced electro-optical imaging and sensor systems. This position will work in the development and analysis of electro-optical sensing and imaging systems. This position will also assist the company in business development and product development efforts by providing technical direction in this area of engineering expertise. The major emphasis of this position is the development of classification, estimation and detection algorithms with applications towards electro-optical sensing and imaging systems. An additional function of this position is providing technical direction for the company’s product development and business development efforts.

Specific activities include:


  • Mathematical modeling and computer simulations
  • Algorithm development
  • Coding and testing
  • Software Programming
  • Working with customers to define requirements for our deliverables and presenting study results

Specific areas of research and analysis include:


  • Pattern Recognition
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Hyper- spectral Data Exploitation
  • Multi-Spectral Projection
  • Infrared System and Focal Plane Ananlysis
  • Parameter Extraction and Prediction
  • Detection and Estimation
  • System Modeling
  • Imbedded Modeling
  • Signal Processing of Remote Sensing Data

Background Requirements for this position include:


  • B.S. or above in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or a related degree.
  • Strong experience working on the development of electro-optical sensing and imaging systems in modeling, simlulation, algorithmic development, and related functions.
  • Prior experience developing military technology for DoD programs, including holding a current or prior security clearance. 


To Apply: Please forward resume to ... nlasky@photonicsgrp.com