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As a Defense Contractor, there are specific programs requiring a certain level of Security Clearance and Special access for assigned staff. The selected candidate will be required to secure these accesses. Not being able to secure the Interim Secret Security Clearance needed for this position may result in an offer of employment being rescinded. This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate Government Agency for non-U.S. persons.
Apply knowledge and experience of Optics and Lasers to provide design, evaluation, assembly, integration and test support for the development and production of advanced Imager Turret, Optical and Sensor subassemblies.
As part of an Engineering Team, this position may include performing critical opto-mechanical alignments, component evaluations, setting up of opto-mechanical and Alignment support systems, testing and troubleshooting of optical components and system assemblies; providing expertise to evaluate and solve production and quality issues. Contribute to multiple programs as a technical resource. Work and contribute in a fast paced, integrated, multi-disciplined team environment.
For Multi-Level Intern Requisitions:
This position can be a Salary Grade of G04, G05 or NUG based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.
G04 (College Junior by Fall 2020) - must have completed 60 hours of college
G05 (College Senior by Fall 2020) - must have completed 90 hours of college
NUG (Post- Graduate-Masters-PhD by Fall 2020) - must have an undergraduate degree and currently enrolled or about to enroll in a graduate degree program
Direct, hands-on optical laboratory and analytical experience
Experience using autocollimators, alignment scopes, interferometers or other optical test equipment
Familiarity with optics fabrication techniques and limitations
Experience working within a team environment.
Experience developing and delivering presentations (verbal and/or written) to key stakeholders
Experience with MS Office tool suite
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.
Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. Citizens are eligible for a Security Clearance.
Interest in Optical Engineering
Have strong technical aptitude as shown by strong grades or hands on lab experience
Be a hands on person with ability to work with production equipment
Excellent communication skills
Ability to apply basic principles, theories, and concepts within the electrical engineering fields and general knowledge of other related disciplines
Ability to demonstrate delivery quality and timely results
Self-motivated, proactive and able to multi-task.
Interest or experience with interferometers and MTF test systems
Interest or experience with airborne optical imaging systems
Interest or experience with hyperspectral systems
Interest or experience with laser systems
Interest or experience with radiometric calibration
Experience in in-depth analysis and troubleshooting of image quality, stray light, radiometric and line of sight requirements and capabilities.
Experience in alignment, bonding, evaluation, data collection and analysis for reflective and refractive multi-spectral imagers.
Existing Secret or Top Secret Clearance.
Team and leadership experience.
Demonstrated leadership experience through school or extracurricular projects
Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (Please upload an unofficial transcript when applying)
Currently pursuing a BS / BA Degree from a 4-year Accredited University and entering as a College Junior, Senior OR pursuing a MS / MA / PhD by Fall 2020.
Must be working towards a Degree in Optics Engineering or equivalent technical discipline. Must be appropriate grade level listed above.
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.