Fibertek is seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented engineer to support the U.S. Army’s Research and Technology Division at Fort Belvoir, VA as an electro- optical engineer, entry level, doing research, development, demonstration, and test/evaluation of US Army laser-based programs. Candidate will support program throughout requirements formation, concept development, definition of critical features and problems, development of a prototype design, and testing and evaluation of concept.
You will support the US Army customer’s mission to develop and improve laser- based technology for the Warfighter.
In system design, development, set up and integration, review system requirements and objectives, use 3-D modeling software, 3-D print components, write basic code, align optical components, and test operation. At component and system level, design and conduct lab experiments and field testing, collect measurements and data, and draft test reports.
Keep inventory of systems.
Work with other engineers and staff on system design and development and to resolve engineering issues and actions.
Follows all safety protocol and protection measures; assists with or advises safety inspections as required.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Desired Skills and Experience
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in the Engineering or Science fields. Other disciplines will be considered with appropriate experience.
Experience in Engineering or Science and Technology fields, including 3-D modeling software, 3-D printing techniques and design, and computer programming.
Manual dexterity and fine motor skills for careful alignment and adjustment of laser system optical components.
Proficiency in MS Office, PowerPoint and MS Project required.
Excellent communication, writing and editing skills.
US citizenship is required.
Active DoD clearance is required.
This is an on-site position at Fort Belvoir, VA
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience: 0 to 5 years
Employment Term and Type Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
Paid time off such as PTO,Health insurance, Life insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement benefits or accounts, Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts, such as FSAs, Long term disability insurance, Short term disability insurance, Tuition assistance, Wellness programs, Employee recognition programs, Relocation assistance, Commuting/travel assistance, Telecommuting options, Workplace perks such as recreation activities, food and coffee, and flexible work schedules!
Why Fibertek, Inc?
FIBERTEK, Inc. is a recognized leader in advanced lasers, lidars and laser communication systems providing our DoD, NASA and aerospace customers discriminating capabilities. We pride ourselves in our innovation and customer success focused culture enabled by a creative and relaxed work environment with minimal bureaucracy. Fibertek fosters a progressive learning environment that values inspiration, promotes professional challenge and encourages personal growth. We offer a competitive and incentivized compensation package with excellent benefits.
Fibertek, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Applicants are considered regardless of race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law.
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