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Senior Optical Systems Engineer

Raytheon Missle Systems
Cambridge, MA 02238
Who we are BBN Technologies is one of Raytheons premier research and development centers. Our diverse research portfolio combines the best technologies to deliver innovative, custom solutions with real-world benefit. This is an opportunity for entrepreneurial scientists and engineers to start and lead new R&D areas as a Principal Investigator at BBN Technologies. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to explore their own research agendas, organize and direct teams of bright scientists and engineers, and conduct important work.
What you would do We're looking for a creative, entrepreneurial, and highly motivated engineer to help expand our growing photonics business. The candidate must have a familiarity with optical components and how they are deployed in systems in use by the DoD and the intelligence community, including communication, sensing, and precision navigation and timing (PNT) systems operating in both optical and RF bands. We seek someone able to understand and propose novel enhancements to such systems utilizing new, novel optical devices, including photonic integrated circuits. The candidate would need to be highly conversant with system engineers and other stakeholders within the government and Space and Airborne Systems (SAS).
What you need A Masters degree in Physics or related discipline and 13 years of experience or PhD and 10 years of experience Ability to shape and lead research efforts in forward leaning technology areas. Proven track record in writing successful proposals, standing up research teams, and executing projects successfully Hands on experience with business and program management in technical areas Ability to interact with government customers and decision-makers. Experience with optical components Experience with optical and RF sensing and/or communications systems Experience with optical components, preferably including photonic integrated circuits Position may require some amount of overnight travel Willingness to apply and be granted a US Government security clearance.
Additional Skills that would be Awesome! Active TS+ clearance highly desired.
Why us? Our creative teams take pride in their work and tackle exceptionally hard problems to provide useful, practical solutions for our customers. BBN provides an excellent work-life balance with bright and friendly colleagues. We offer outstanding benefits that include flexible work schedules, a competitive 401k company match, a Retirement Contribution plan, performance based incentive, paid parental leave, paid time off, and many other employee discounts.
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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.

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Posted: 2020-02-07 Expires: 2020-03-17

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Raytheon Missle Systems
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