Raytheon Technologies Senior Photonics Engineer - Advanced Technology in Columbia, Maryland
United States of America
HMD34: Columbia, MD 7100 Columbia Gateway Dr Suite 160, Columbia, MD, 21046-3448 USA
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Senior Photonics Engineer - Advanced Technology
We are currently searching for a Photonics Engineer- Advanced Radio Systems (ARS) to join our team in Columbia MD. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Collins Aerospace as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It’s an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Collins Aerospace.
The Advanced Radio Systems (ARS) section of the Advanced Technology Center has an opening for an RF photonics engineer in our Columbia, Maryland office. ARS is responsible for developing beyond the state-of-the-art advanced radio systems and optical technologies for Collins Aerospace’s future military/commercial communication and navigation radio systems.
Design, build, and demonstrate RF Photonic systems needed to execute US Government research and development contracts
Write reports detailing test results to stakeholders, including government sponsors
Perform forward looking company sponsored research and development projects
Contribute to proposal efforts
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements
Have excellent written and oral communication abilities, along with confident presentation skills
Work well in a group environment to include engineers, technicians, and support personnel
The ideal candidate will have working experience in the theory, application, design, and implementation of RF photonic systems.
RF Photonic systems theory
Photonic components designed to operate at >10GHz
Design and assembly of complex photonic systems
Test and data analysis techniques for systems that span both RF and optical domains
Additional design and characterization experience with one or more of the following is desirable:
Mode locked fiber lasers
Optical frequency combs
Photonic integrated circuits
Optical fiber based components and sub-systems
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Some of our competitive benefits package includes:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
Life insurance and disability coverage
Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal
Ovia Health, fertility and family planning
Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions
Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You
Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
Best Doctors, second opinion program
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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.