Senior Electro-Optical Engineer

Full Time W/Benefits Ret Match
Location : Location
US-VA-Ft. Belvoir
Security Clearance
Top Secret

Overview/ Job Responsibilities

  • Serves as laser and electro-optic engineer in PEO Soldier,  providing technical services and recommendations for executing Soldier head, body, or weapons mounted sensor programs
  • Acts as Subject matter expert for Electro-optic engineering development, prototyping, integrating, and testing
  • Lead engineering efforts on assigned programs with minimal oversight from the Government lead
  • Provides technical support/analysis in evaluation of sensor prototypes and systems, to include thermal imagers, image intensifiers, and lasers, to Program Executive Office Soldier Project Manager partners
  • Translates military operational and mission requirements (ground, sea, air, and space) into practical system concepts and performance specifications
  • Develops and maintains technical documentation such as specifications, engineering drawings, system interface requirements, and engineering changes
  • Participates in post awards, program reviews, design reviews, and IPTs as the project engineer and/or technical expert on assigned programs
  • Evaluates design efforts to ensure integration of all the engineering disciplines and adequacy of the analyses performed, and optimize size, weight, and power, with cost (SWaP-C)
  • Reviews test plans, procedures, and reports for technical adequacy on assigned programs, for both Government and contractor tests, as well as all failure reports
  • Conduct and/or monitor lab, contractor, and field testing to assess system performance and compliance with requirements
  • Evaluate system performance against specification requirements and assess risk of meeting user and specification requirements
  • Make recommendations and present briefings and conduct demonstrations to senior level managers in Government and industry at program manager, SES, and General Officer levels
  • Initiate and review engineering change proposals and waivers/deviations for technical merit, and conducts physical and functional configuration audits
  • Determine/evaluate analysis needed to investigate failures or performance issues, and ensure appropriate and complete root cause corrective action is identified, validated, and implemented in all product as required
  • Recommend approaches to implement electro optic system level components into prototypes capable of achieving user requirements
  • Coordinate R&D efforts with DOD, National Labs, and appropriate international forums to leverage resources
  • Review program management documents to ensure accuracy and adequacy of technical content

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree ( Electrical or Optics Engineering or equivalent) 
  • 15 years of relevant experience with MS or 20 years of experience with BS
  • Subject matter expert for Electro-optic engineering development, prototyping, integrating, and testing; and has the ability to lead engineering efforts on assigned programs with minimal oversight from the Government lead.
  • Active Top Secret Clearance

Desired Qualifications

  • 1+ years of PEO Soldier/US Army/DoD experience

About Sev1Tech LLC

Founded in 2010, Sev1Tech provides IT, engineering, and program management solutions delivery. Sev1Tech focuses on providing program and IT support services to critical missions across Federal and Commercial Clients. Our Mission is to Build better companies. Enable better government. Protect our nation. Build better humans across the country.


Join the Sev1Tech family where you can achieve great accomplishments while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at: #joinSev1tech


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Sev1Tech is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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