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Senior Adaptive Optics Scientist

Company: ManTech International Corporation
Location: Kihei
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Where applicable, confirmation that you meet customer requirements for facility access which may include proof of vaccination and/or attestation and testing, unless an accommodation has been approved. Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first. At ManTech International Corporation, you'll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement. Currently, ManTech is seeking a Senior Adaptive Optics Scientist in adaptive optics and wavefront sensing and provide support to the Science and Analysis team in Kihei, HI. This position is responsible for operation of the AEOS Adaptive Optics System and must have a broad background in the physical sciences. This effort will support ongoing research and development (R&D) effort focused on exploring and innovating technologies that advance state-of-the-art ground-based, electro-optical space situational awareness, optical imaging, advanced space tracking, and space object characterization capabilities. Required Qualifications: Minimum of 5 years of experience in adaptive optics and wavefront sensing. Experienced with AEOS Adaptive Optics Systems. Demonstrated experience in design and operation of optical systems including sensors and lasers. Design, assembly, integration, and test of laser weapon system beam directors. Metrology and common test equipment for laser alignment. Skilled with interferometers, wavefront sensors, and near-field, far-field and thermal imaging techniques. Ability to independently set up and perform system tests. Experience using simulation and S/W tools such as ZEMAX, MATLAB, MODTRAN, HELCoMES, SolidWorks, NV-IPM, LabVIEW, CREO, and HELEEOS. Demonstrated ability to lead technical teams in delivering innovative solutions derived from USAF and USSF mission requirements. Broad background in physical sciences. Familiarity with the USAF and US Space Force space control/space domain awareness mission area. Masters/Doctorate in Electro-Optics or related field. Preferred Qualifications: Adaptive Optics specialist. Proficiency modeling, analyzing, and simulating laser system function and performance. Hands on experience with design, integration & test of laser systems. Experience with control systems for beam direction, tracking, and auto alignment. Security Clearance Requirements: A current Top Secret with SCI eligibility security clearance is required. Please note: Many of our positions require the ability to obtain/maintain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, candidates who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Physical Requirements: Requires travel up to 10%; ability to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time; ability to move around inside an office and in field sites ability to operate a computer and other office machinery such as copy machine and computer printer; occasionally ascend/descend a ladder and or stairs to access work areas; ability to complete repeating motions that may include wrists, hands and or fingers; ability to communicate frequently with customers and coworkers with ability to exchange accurate information in these situations; ability to see words and graphics on computer screens and in printed paper documents For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone. ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access http://www.mantech.com/careers/Pages/careers.aspx as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation please click careers@mantech.com and provide your name and contact information.

Keywords: ManTech International Corporation, Maui , Senior Adaptive Optics Scientist, Other , Kihei, Hawaii

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