Radiance Technologies Laser Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama
Radiance Technologies, a rapidly growing employee owned company supporting multiple space, sensor, and directed energy development efforts, is searching for a talented laser engineer with experience designing, building, and testing solid-state lasers and associated optical sensors and optical systems to join our team. We are looking for a self-starter with excellent technical skills and creative design and problem solving capabilities enabled by the application of physical and mathematical concepts across disciplines. Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to clearly convey complex concepts are a plus. The initial project will be related to coherent laser radar.
10 or more years of laser, optics, optical sensing, and related experience
Master’s Degree in Physics or relevant technical field
Expertise with Fourier transforms
Familiarity with RF signal processing concepts such as heterodyne downconversion, complex demodulation, etc.
Experience with hardware-in-the-loop optical testing
Experience with optical sensing, radiometry, and ladar/lidar range modeling.
Familiarity with optical polarization and coherence concepts, calculations, and devices
Familiarity with optical diffraction, propagation, and scattering concepts, calculations, and measurements.
Experience with laser and optical system alignment
Experience with optical instruments such as interferometers and alignment telescopes
Experience with electronic instruments such as oscilloscopes and spectrum analyzers
Experience with optical design software such as Zemax
Familiarity with opto-mechanical design principles and related thermal and mechanical analysis of structures.
Skill using Matlab or other software to model physical components and systems
US citizenship with active Secret clearance
Bachelor’s Degree in Physics or relevant technical field
US citizenship with ability to obtain a Secret clearance
Minimum 3 years of experience in lasers, optical sensing, or related areas.
Hands-on hardware experience as well as design and data analysis experience.
Huntsville, Alabama, United States
US Citizenship Required
Ability to obtain a Security Clearance