Location: Devens, Massachusetts
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: None
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This is a pipeline requisition and the position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman/AOA Xinetics that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman/AOA Xinetics Adaptive Optics Associates-Xinetics (AOA Xinetics), a wholly-owned Northrop Grumman Space Systems, Payload and Ground Systems Division Business Venture, is a leading supplier of complex electro-optic and photonic systems and subsystems that control and manipulate light waves for a variety of applications. Our talented team of engineers, managers and technologists conceive, design, develop and manufacture high precision products in an environment that requires significant collaboration and team work among multiple engineering disciplines. AOA Xinetics (AOX) is an end-to-end engineering company that creates solutions, puts them into practice, and manufactures them. We develop solutions to some of the nation’s hardest technical challenges leveraging advanced technical capabilities in optical, mechanical, software, electronics controls, systems, test and manufacturing engineering to perform applied research, engineering development, and precision manufacturing. Additionally, AOX excels in a range of applications from adaptive optical systems, deformable mirrors, wavefront sensors, and sub-nanometer precision actuators to photonic systems that acquire and process data in real time for a variety of high-availability applications. AOX’s market offerings include lightweight passive and active CERAFORM™ and CERAPRINT™ silicon carbide (SiC) optics and precision structures as well as large and small precision opto-mechanical systems supporting electronics and sophisticated controls software. We are one of eight wholly owned Northrop Grumman Strategic Business Ventures https://www.northropgrumman.com/who-we-are/business-ventures/ Responsibilities for this Pipeline requisition are: Perform various functions associated with optical components such as lapping, beveling, blocking, polishing, edging, cleaning and testing using appropriate machines and equipment; use a variety of metrology and inspection tools to test and inspect optical components for accuracy and quality; read and understand blueprints and technical drawings
Basic Qualifications: High School Diploma or Equivalent Manufacturing Experience Preferred Qualifications: 2yr Technical Degree Experience with optics, optical, opto-mechanical, electro-optics assembly J-STD soldering skills IPC-620 cable/wiring skills
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