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Engineer, Photonics

Company: Nikon Metrology, Inc.
Location: Manassas
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Photonics Engineer Why Nikon Metrology? Joining Nikon Metrology is joining a global company and becoming part of the future, giving you the opportunity to enter into a career where you can help to shape and define innovation. Photonics Engineer Benefits: --- Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, --- Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Legal, --- 401k, Company Matching --- Pet Insurance, Educational Reimbursement --- Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Time! --- Employee Discounts, Auto Supplier Discounts (Ford, Buick, Cadillac, GMC, & Chrysler)--- $$Referral Bonus$$--- Job based in Manassas, VA PHOTONICS ENGINEER JOB PURPOSE: The Optical Engineer is responsible for developing advanced concepts and prototypes for the Laser Radar Product. Work will include design and evaluation of optical and fiber optic assemblies such as lensing systems and interferometers. KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: --- C onfiguring laboratory testing for concept evaluation is mandatory --- A ssembly, testing and system integration of optical, electro-optical and fiber optical components as well as data collection and documentation --- Assist in managing the Intellectual Property of the product including developing new patents for the product. --- Design, testing and prototyping of laser and optical assemblies for Laser Radar products --- Optical modeling and tolerancing analysis --- Laser radar production and service support --- Troubleshooting optical assemblies --- Documentation of assembly procedures --- DMR investigation --- Procedural support ANCILLARY RESPONSIBILITIES: --- Production support as needed --- Documentation of patentable ideas --- Adhere to all the Health and Safety regulations and encourage others to do the same. PHOTONICS ENGINEER QUALIFICATIONS: Essential --- Minimum MS degree in Optics, Optical Engineering or Optical Physics --- Proficient in Zemax --- Ability to develop test procedures. --- Good communication and presentation skills. --- Good technical writing skills. --- Full professional proficiency in English, written and spoken. --- Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel Desirable --- Experience with FRED, Code V and other optical modeling software packages --- Experience with Matlab --- Experience with design and manufacturing of complex high-performance microscope objectives --- Experience with optical characterization/metrology tools and setups. --- Experience in the field of Laser Radar COMPETENCIES A) Functional competencies --- Proficiency with optical design software for both design and analysis --- Ability to use optical measurement equipment such as alignment telescopes, autocollimators, interferometers, polarimeters and phase measuring devices --- Ability to use DVMs, oscilloscopes, signal generators, spectrum analyzers and recorders/data loggers --- Ability to observe, monitor, collect and record data. Ability to assess the accuracy, validity and integrity of the data. --- Fundamental understanding of the physics of a Linear FM Chirp Laser Radar --- Fundamental understanding of building photonic components for Linear FM Chirp Laser Radar --- Fundamental understanding of the design of high precision mechanical devices --- Understanding of the patent process to the level to assist in the management of the patent portfolio --- Ability to recommend quality, productivity and cost reduction improvements --- Ability to train production personnel. --- Ability to learn and capably use specialized manufacturing and engineering applications software. WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Office/lab environment As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin or because he or she is an individual with a disability or disabled veteran, Armed Forces service medal veteran, recently separated veteran, or active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran, or thereinafter referred collectively as "protected veterans".


Keywords: Nikon Metrology, Inc., Alexandria , Engineer, Photonics, Engineering , Manassas, Virginia

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