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2018-01-222018-02-20

Optical Engineer/Scientist - EOSL - 1563

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
Atlanta, GA
  • Job Code
    1563
Title: Optical Engineer/Scientist - EOSL - 1563
JobID: 1563
Location: Atlanta, GA
Description: The position is a full-time research faculty position in the Electro-Optical Systems Innovation Division (EOSID) with the Electro-Optical Systems Laboratory (EOSL) at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI).  EOSL is located on the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA.  Duties related to this position are listed below with the estimated amount of time spent at each task:

1.  Lead and contribute to key technical efforts in the analysis, construction, and design of optical systems for remote sensing applications. (65%)
2.  Document work in memoranda, sponsor briefs, conference proceedings, and journal articles.  Brief senior leadership and sponsors as required. (15%)
3.  Support field integration, data collection, and other testing activities at test sites and facilities (travel may be required).  (10%)
4.  Participate in new business development efforts by contributing to white papers, RFI/RFP responses, and sponsor briefs, and by proposing new research areas suitable for internal research and development (IR&D) funding.  (10%)

Research Scientist II

  • A Master’s in Optical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A PhD in Optical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics.

Experienced candidates are desired, but recently graduated PhDs with research in relevant research areas will be considered.

  • An Active DOD Security Clearance is preferred, but not required upon hire.

Candidates should have education, experience, and/or expertise in one or more of the following:

  • Optical design and analysis in Zemax
  • Optical subsystem assembly and alignment
  • Detector technologies (i.e., FPAs, APDs, PMTs)
  • EO/IR imaging systems
  • Radiometric analysis
  • Fourier optics
  • Electro-optical signal processing
  • Lidar (i.e., topographic, bathymetric, atmospheric)
  • Coherent optical techniques (i.e., interferometry, vibrometry, holography, OCT)
  • Hyperspectral imaging (HSI)

Additionally, candidates should have experience working with one or more of the following:

  • Solidworks
  • Laboratory equipment such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, and/or data acquisition hardware/software
  • Computational tools such as Matlab, Octave, and/or IDL
  • Programming languages such as Python and/or C++

Categories

  • Engineering
  • Researcher

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