Job Id: 1079

Lead Optical Engineer

Tucson, AZ

A developer of missile systems technology is seeking an optical design and analysis Engineering Fellow who will be responsible for designing new and advanced optical sensors in support of new product.


  • The Lead optical engineer will be responsible for all optical aspects of product development, including optical design and analysis using CodeV or Zemax.
  • Be responsible for lead optical design authority within a product design team, including design, development and transition to manufacturing, with schedule & financial management and oversight.
  • Prepare specifications, drawings, technical data packages, procedures and related engineering change orders
  • Assist with troubleshooting of design or fabrication problems with opto-mechanical sub-systems in production
  • Partner with functional leaders to successfully execute and achieve all program milestones and prepare and present at regular internal and external program/status review


  • BS/MS/PhD in Optics, Physics or Systems Engineering with a minimum of 5+ years related experience in optical design or analysis
  • Knowledge and experience in infrared and visible optical design, analysis and tolerancing
  • Proficient in CODE V and/or Zemax
  • Experience with FRED (stray light analysis)
  • Proposal writing experience
  • Supervisory and Leadership experience
  • US Citizenship required
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