Northrop Grumman Corporation, Precision Targeting and Protection, located in Apopka, FL, is looking for a highly motivated, Physicist/Engineer specializing in laser-systems modeling and/or EO/IR design and analysis. This position requires an individual with a positive attitude, excellent design and communication skills, demonstrated leadership, entrepreneurial mindset, and the ability to work well in a team environment.
The ideal candidate shall be able to model and analyze designs for EO/IR hardware including system level design through laser design. An emphasis on high level mathematical modeling is a plus as well as knowledge with current software programs such as TracePro, LasCAD, ZeMax, and/or GLAD. In addition, the candidate should have a solid understanding of interfacing with programs such as PRO/E and ANSYS (or similar FEA tools). The candidate should be able to conduct independent research leading to design, build, and test of hardware and apply knowledge and research results to achieve desired optical/system performance. This candidate shall also support component specifications for critical items which may include tolerance determinations, simulations, and test procedures for EO/IR systems, lasers, or components.
This position requires a Solid State Laser Physicist/Engineer with proven ability in the design, development and support of state-of-the-art, diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) laser & amplifier systems. The chosen candidate will work closely with Systems/Mechanical/Electrical Engineers, Laser Technicians and Program Managers to develop new products, engineer product enhancements, and provide technical support for fielded systems and Laser Manufacturing.