Areté Associates, an employee-owned company, is a growing research and development firm recognized for contributing to national security objectives by supplying innovative solutions to challenging technical problems faced by the United States. Our Longmont, CO office has an immediate opening for a Staff Scientist, Optical Laser. This is an exempt non-supervisory full-time position.
Designs solid state laser systems; models and simulates laser performance; plans measurements, diagnostics and experiments; analyzes experimental data; validates theories on system performance through measurement and analysis; conducts research and development into lasers and electro-optical systems. Develops and documents diagnostics and processes for laser system evaluation and fabrication. Develops components specifications, tolerances, simulations and test procedures..
Required Qualifications & Experience:
Typical Education Experience: PhD, MS+5 years in one of the following areas: Physics, Electrical Engineering, Optical Engineering.
Preferred Qualifications & Experience:
Overall Work Environment
• Standard Office Environment.
• Standard laboratory environment utilizing lasers and optical equipment.
• Clean room fabrication environment (requiring clean room garments)
• Occasional outdoor field testing may be required.
• Support of outdoor field tests.
• Occasional lifting of hardware will be required
• Occasional travel required
• Class 4 Lasers
• Optical Systems, Sensors, Spectrometers, Lidar systems
• Oscilloscopes, timing systems, DAQs, Cameras, lasers
Areté Associates offers an excellent compensation and a full benefits package. U.S. citizenship, background screen and drug test are required to meet position eligibility. Please submit your resume on-line at: http://www.arete.com
Areté Associates is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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 our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Arete Associates Human Resources Representative.
Areté will consider for employment-qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.