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Electro-optical/Infrared engineer- top secret

Dayton, Ohio Contract Job ID: 1910107949
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech, Inc is seeking a Electro-optical/Infrared Engineer in WPAFB, OH.

Job Description:
  • Knowledge of systems engineering principles, verification and validation of requirements, and understanding the Air Force’s acquisition processes is desired
  • Provide technical inputs, assessments and management of program engineering efforts in support of the acquisition strategy for each case.
  • Analyze EO/IR sensor systems architectures, HW and SW, to determine functionality and performance
  • Research new technologies for EO/IR sensing and provide recommendations on approaches to incorporate into new sensors
  • Evaluate development cost, schedule, and technical risks for sensor designs
  • Prepare trade-space products that clearly communicate EO/IR sensor performance versus design and development cost and schedule
  • Recommend sensor options that best meet technical and programmatic requirements. Assess EO/IR sensors and provides evaluations of avionics integration feasibility
  • Recommend analysis, modeling and simulation, and test options that predict and verify system performance requirements throughout development
  • Collaborate on EO/IR sensor teams proposing specific actions that lead to the highest performance EO/IR sensor capabilities. Verify on-going sensor development projects are meeting performance and programmatic milestones
  • Participate in major events including System Requirements Reviews (SRRs), Preliminary Design Reviews (PDRs), Critical Design Reviews (CDRs), Program Management Reviews (PMRs), Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs) and other technical/management activities
  • Coordinate with the PMO to conduct in-country site surveys under the FMS program
  • Support Installation and Check-Out (I&CO) of delivered sensor systems in customers’ countries
  • Evaluate the country infrastructures to support the operation, maintenance, storage, and staging of the sensor system
  • Strong communication skills with customers, end users, and analysts in order to provide recommended contractual language to specific test-related sections of solicitations
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Electro-Optics
  • Engineering or a related field with at least 10 years' experience, or Master's degree with at least 8 years' experience.
  • Current EO/IR experience and knowledge of the DoD acquisition processes is preferred.
  • Ideal candidate would have experience with system engineering processes and experience with FMS and sensor analysis.
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PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit www.pdstech.com

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