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Optical Engineer

***this job order is offered by a no-fee staffing agency***
Please reference L3 Job Posting - 9604 when emailing about this job.
• Design and develop optical systems (thermal and visual) and components in accordance with applicable specifications and other mechanical, environmental and electrical requirements.
• Work with other engineering groups, the project engineer, manufacturing and other departments to insure that all contractual and other project requirements related to optical performance are fulfilled.
• Design and detailing of multiple focal length high-resolution visual, near infrared, and short wave infrared optical systems.
• Design and detailing of multiple focal lengths, mid wave and long wave, cooled and uncooled infrared imaging systems.
• Performing in-depth optical tolerance, alignment and risk mitigation analysis.
• Creation and approval of optical lens and component drawings that conform to current military, ISO and/or ANSI specifications.
• Work closely with mechanical engineers to ensure the proper mounting and positioning of optical elements.
• Work closely with purchasing and optical vendors to ensure the procurement of quality optical components.
• Contribute to the development of pragmatic optical alignment procedures and support the production floor on the proper execution of such procedures.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

• Develop complex optical design concepts and implement concepts into finished working designs.
• Work from specification requirements, design concepts and inputs from customers and cognizant engineer involving multidisciplinary activities.
• Participate in design reviews to demonstrate that design meets all specifications and customer requirements.
• Perform detailed design using computer aided design techniques such as Zemax.
• Check optical design layouts, optical details and other design documentation for accuracy and completeness.

How to Apply
Please send resume to and reference L3 Job Posting - 9604

• Location: Fairfield, IA, Southeast Iowa

• Post ID: 16989897 ottumwa is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2017