Senior Principal Opto-Mechanical Manufacturing Engineer– Space Systems

EO Vista - Acton, MA

Full-timeEstimated: $120,000 - $160,000 a year
EO Vista is seeking a Senior Principal Opto-Mechanical Manufacturing Engineer with advanced Electro-Optical Space Sensor Systems experience. This talented engineer will have a strong foundation in optical and mechanical engineering and expertise in optical concept development, optical design and analysis, optical fabrication and procurement, and optical assembly, alignment and test. The Opto-Mechanical Engineer works in a team based project environment interacting with Hardware, Software and Firmware engineers and scientists.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Designs and develops tooling, testing, training, etc. appropriate to the component, product, and technologies being produced.
  • Investigates and debugs complex technical problems and drives engineering solutions to improve or correct product or process issues.
  • Interacts with vendors and purchasing to resolve issues around current and future product materials and parts, and evaluates potential vendors for current and future capability and processes and quality standards.
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • 15 years of experience in design and/or sustaining engineering of optical systems and instrumentation.
  • Demonstrated experience with implementing revised designs, from concept to validation
  • Ability to support integration of optical systems with digital and analog electronics, sensors and detectors, and electro-mechanical mechanisms
  • Experience with the various fabrication techniques like machining, sheet metal, etc.
  • Work history that includes hands-on systems integration and strong desire to build things
  • Ability to design and build test tools for prototyping and production
  • Positive attitude, high energy, leadership, project management and troubleshooting skills are required.