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Electro-Optical Engineer

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E1882:Electro-Optical Engineer
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Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company's Optical Payload Center of Excellence is seeking a candidate to support Electro-Optical (EO) Payload development with a focus on focal plane/sensor signal chain for space applications. The individual will design the full end-to-end signal chain electronics, focal plane drive circuitry, data transmission electronics, and image processing for advanced 2D sensor arrays and line scanners. The selected candidate will support (a) electronic circuitry design and development for E-O component interfaces using specific characteristics to fit within specified mechanical & power limits and to perform according to specifications, (b) designs, analyzes, and tests optical and electro-optical systems and components, (c) apply research of complex opto-mechanical systems to develop optical pointing and stabilization hardware, and (d) develop image processing capability and data collection strategy aligned with current and future needs across our remote sensing portfolio. Candidate will communicate results of trade studies and signal chain results through technical reports and presentations. Candidate will participate in intellectual property development. Participate in proposal activities, program reviews, and support customer engagement.

Basic Qualifications
• BS in Electrical Engineering, Electro-Optics, or Physics with 2 years or a MS
• Background in electro-optic sensors and/or electronics
• Familiarity with imaging focal planes and relevant performance parameters
• Practical knowledge of laboratory hardware for electro-optical sensor and/or optical pointing & stabilization component characterization
• Familiarity with integration, test and verification of electronics and sensor systems
• Knowledge of electronics processor requirements and usage
• Knowledge of requirements development and writing specifications based on system requirements.
• familiarity with the development of verification plans and approaches to support development
• Good communication skills
• Ability to obtain a security clearance

Desired skills
• Advanced degree in electro-optics, electrical engineering, or related field.
• Space Based EO sensor signal chain experience
• Space hardware experience
• Radiation testing and qualification of electro-optical hardware
• Team leadership experience
• Understanding of digital electronics, especially high speed serial interfaces (Gbps class), signal integrity, and timing
• Familiarity with focal plane performance parameters and their application
• Experience with FPGAs/ASICs for high-reliability applications
• Experience developing RTL utilizing a hardware description language (e.g. VHDL, Verilog, and/or SystemVerilog) and debug the design via simulation tools
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment
• Effectively manage change
• Active TS/SCI Clearance

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Job Location(s): Sunnyvale California
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Electro-Optical Engineering
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9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2
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