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Summer Engineering Assistant (Full-time)

Albuquerque, NM

Torch is currently seeking to hire for the following position:

Temperary on Call (TOC) Engineering Assistant (40 hours/week / 60 to 75 day duration)


This position provides engineering assistance support to the Army Missile research Development & Engineering Center (AMRDEC), located in Huntsville, AL.

The successful candidate will provide a full range of support to the AMRDEC Advanced Photonic Test-bed (APT) Program. Candidates will support activities for the APT Rapid Prototype Check-out Lab over the Summer of 2017. Specifically, the successful candidate(s) will provide engineering support to APT personnel by: 
- Performing integration of equipment and test modules that require PC interfaces and software installations.
- Documenting and characterizing a list of hardware, operating system, interface drivers and software per requirements.
- Performing optical data measurements for component level performance characterization.
- Documenting results to verify published component /subsystem specifications.
- Verifying that equipment meet current IA requirements.

Support includes assisting technical personnel in building up an optical lab and performing various optical measurements on components, subsystems, etc. The successful candidate will be capable of assisting technical personnel in documenting lab results and developing presentations to AMRDEC management.

Approximate period of performance is June 1, 2017 thru August 15, 2017.


A high school diploma or equivalent plus some college course work in the fields of Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related technical sciences. Experience with computerized systems, software, and internet applications to include computerized databases is desirable. Experience with and understanding DoD phraseology is a plus. Experience with Microsoft Office applications is desired. Applicants should have highly developed interpersonal skills permitting productive interaction with technical and non-technical professionals. Applicants must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and and in writing.

This position does not require that candidates possess security clearance.

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