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Optical Engineer (Masters - Rochester, NY)

Rochester, New York

Job ID SAS20222806-85459
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On the L3Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don’t work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: We work here because we know what – and who – we’re protecting. From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform – we’re making the world a safer place. Working in Software with L3Harris you'll join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting.

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  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Description:

Job Title: Optical Engineer (Master)

Job Code: SAS20222806-85459

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job Schedule: 9/80

Job Description:

The primary role of this position is to provide optical engineering support for metrology, design, and analysis on various aerospace programs. These programs include ground based, airborne and deep space imaging systems ranging from UV to LWIR regions of the EM radiation spectrum.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, analyze, modify, test and evaluate optical communications systems and subsystem level components.
  • Design, analyze, modify, test and evaluate RF Photonic systems and subsystem level components.
  • Support the development of Assembly, Integration & Test (AI&T) budgets and sensitivities including wave front error, MTF, line-of-sight, and throughput
  • Design of optical systems and test sets
  • Perform hands-on optical alignment and testing support during optical component and system level testing
  • Optical modeling and analysis support during the AI&T
  • Familiarity with optical tools such as Zemax, Code V, and FRED desired
  • Utilize modeling tools and equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental tests, and evaluate results.
  • Select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability.
  • Perform simulations and present design reviews to peer engineers.
  • Work with a technical leader on Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and ensure successful outcome through program milestones.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering with Optics Focus, Physics or related field
  • Knowledge of photonics systems and components
  • Experience with designing, analyzing, modifying, testing and evaluating optical communications systems and subsystem level components.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • SAS20222806-85459Digital Lightwave Communications: Physical layer systems, components (EDFA, Modulators, SFPs, Switches, etc.) , and modules for optical communication systems
  • Familiarity with optical tools such as Zemax, Code V, and FRED desired
  • Coherent RF Photonics: Transport and processing of analog signals (radar, wireless communications, etc.) on optical systems
  • Photonic Integrated Circuits: Improving Size Weight and Power (SWaP) for photonics systems utilizing photonic integrated circuits
  • Optical multi-input multi-output (MIMO) digital signal processing (DSP): Improving optical system throughput and bit error rate (BER) using post processing techniques
  • Photonic Modeling: Ability to model photonic systems using one or more of the following software packages: MATLAB, OptSim, BeamProp, Zemax, HFSS
  • TS/SCI with poly preferred


Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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