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Optical Engineer (Full-time)

Huntsville, AL

Torch Technologies, a 100% employee-owned company is currently seeking to hire an intermediate level Optical Engineer to fill an immediate opening to support the development and characterization of custom optical sensor hardware. A successful candidate must have demonstrated hands-on experience with optical shop alignment and test procedures. 

A successful candidate will possess an understanding and background in the one or more of the following areas:

  • Optical imaging systems
  • Fiber-based instrumentation
  • High Energy Laser systems
  • Radiometry
  • Optical/physics laboratory experience
  • Optical design, simulation, and testing experience

An advanced degree in engineering, physics, or similar technical discipline and a minimum of five years of experience is required.

A well-suited candidate will be self-motivated, with demonstrated communication skills (oral and written) and capable of working both in a small team and unsupervised. 

United States citizenship is required.  Position requires that candidate meet the requirement to obtain a final security clearance in order to access classified information. Inability to obtain a security clearance will result in candidate being ineligible for this position.

Position may require travel.


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