Develop new and innovative optical solutions related to free-space optical communications, optical remote sensing, photonic integrated circuits, lasers, optical amplifiers, optical transmitters and receivers, diode-pumped solid-state lasers and amplifiers, RF photonics, and/or lasers for directed energy
Develop new designs for optical transmitters, receivers, high-power and low-noise optical amplifiers for deployment in challenging space and airborne applications
Develop trade studies to compare different potential designs and select the optimum approach
Present results of work effectively in oral and written form
Meet with US Government customers, understand customer technical problems, contribute to selling of proposed solutions, and lead technical execution of resulting programs.
Travel to other LGS Locations or Customer Sites as necessary
Understand and adhere to all LGS Ethical and Compliance policies
Proactively ensure a safe work environment and adhere to LGS EH&S policies and procedures
Perform other duties as required
Obtain/retain a government security clearance at the level required to perform the duties of the position
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
Bachelor’s Degree in optics, physics, or Electrical Engineering and 2-4 years of experience or an equivalent combination of skills, education, and experience
Prior knowledge related to optical communication, remote optical sensing, RF photonics, directed energy, fiber/diode pumped lasers and/or amplifiers
Experience working in an inter-disciplinary team environment
Good interpersonal skills
Excellent presentation and writing skills
Knowledge of Microsoft software applications and other software applications as required
For a listing of all LGS Innovations open positions, please visit our website at http://www.lgsinnovations.com/careers
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About LGS Innovations
Do you have the experience and the desire to create and deliver secure, innovative solutions to help solve tough networking and communications challenges for government and commercial customers worldwide? If so, apply to LGS Innovations today!LGS Innovations is seeking leaders and professionals in engineering, research and development, program management, the sciences, and systems architecture who are committed to addressing our customers’ communications challenges. We are a rapidly growing company looking for creative, intelligent and entrepreneurial individuals who place great value on their work and contributions both to the company and to the nation. We work to develop our talent from within, and promote diversity across our workforce. LGS Innovations delivers next generation solutions that solve the most complex networking and communications challenges facing the U.S, Federal Government, state and local governments, foreign governments, and commercial enterprises. LGS offers groundbreaking research and development and builds advanced wireless, optical, and wired products and applications customized for specific mission environments. These solutions provide unique information... and data security advantages that lead to the operational success of its customers. LGS’s offerings include:4G wireless deployable communications for public safety, battlefield, emergency, and first responder communities Cloud and data center infrastructure Campus and building networking solutions for military bases, hospitals, and corporate centers Maritime applications for in-port and at sea communications Global networks (long-haul communications, including undersea cable) Enterprise voice, video, and data networking Network construction, integration, and installation Video teleconferencing and IPTV suites Research and development in advanced multimedia/RF communications, cybersecurity, sensing technologies, and photonicsLGS Innovations is a U.S.-owned company headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with offices in Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico, and North Carolina. Formerly a subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent, LGS is the exclusive reseller of Alcatel-Lucent products and services to the U.S. Federal Government and any other entity when the end customer is the U.S. Federal Government. LGS maintains strong ties to Bell Labs and its technologies, employing more than 450 scientists and engineers and a total of over 700 employees worldwide. .LGS Innovations provides its employees with competitive compensation packages and a full range of benefits, including medical, dental, life insurance, a 401(k) plan, tuition assistance, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).