AECOM Opto-Mechanical Control Engineer/Scientist in Dahlgren, Virginia

Business Line Government

Position Title Opto-Mechanical Control Engineer/Scientist

United States of America - Virginia


Job Summary

The Opto-Mechanical Control Engineer/Scientist will perform a variety of engineering assignments in planning and overseeing research, development, design, manufacture, test, installation, operation, and maintenance of diverse electronic/ mechanical equipment and systems and generally as a lead of a design, analysis or review team on the most complex engineering assignments.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have an active U.S. government security clearance.

  • A Bachelor's of Science (BS) degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline required.

  • Ten (10) years of experience in the design, development and integration of opto-mechanical systems and controls related to laser systems including control, alignment, and line-of-sight stabilization of laser systems to single-digit micro-radian accuracy.

  • Experience in the following: beam control architectures employing fast steering mirror design and control; ability to calculate and design to aim point requirements, jitter, and system stability in the low and high frequency regimes; and active and passive component alignment.

  • Further experience in one or more of the following areas: Control system development in Matlab Simulink or coding in higher-level languages, and control using real-time systems.

  • Five (5) years of combined experience in (1) the development of laser systems and controls for integration onto land, air, or shipboard applications and (2) vibration mitigation and control.

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

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Job Category Engineering

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 184602BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.