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Optical Engineer - 2677

Apex Systems Lexington Contractor
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Apex Systems combines with parent company On Assignment to make it the 2nd largest IT staffing agency in the country.

Apex has an opportunity for an Optical Engineer role in the Lexington, MA area. This is a 3+ year contract position and the pay rate is flexible depending on experience. Here are the details:                        

For applicants who are interested in this Optical Engineer opportunity; please send a Word resume to Claudio Baccari, Senior Professional Recruiter, Application Delivery Lead (ADL) at URL blocked - click to apply.

Position: Optical Engineer
Apex Job ID:  976652
Location:  Lexington, MA
Rate:  Negotiable Based on Experience
Duration:  3+ year contract position

Position Description:

Our client is a Leading DoD Company located in the Lexington, MA area that is looking for an Optical Engineer to join their team for a 3+ year contract position.

The selected candidates will be involved in the development of ground-based, air-borne and space-borne optical systems.  The work will include design, integration and testing applied to the development of complex optical hardware from conceptual design through fabrication and performance evaluation.

The candidates will be working on a broad range of optical problems from system conceptual design, ray tracing and tolerancing, specification and oversight of optical component fabrication, and optical system alignment and testing.  This position involves working in close-knit, multi-disciplinary teams with design, analysis and test personnel.  The position may require special security clearances and travel to meetings and field sites.

Required Skills:

Bachelor’s Degree with 5+ years’ experience or Master’s Degree with 3+ years’ experience

Extensive course work in geometrical and physical optics, lasers, optical design, radiation and detectors, etc. 

Basic opto-mechanical knowledge to aid in optical system development. 

Experience in optical design, performance evaluation, optical component fabrication and test and optical system alignment and test. 

Experience with a broad range of optical systems: visible, IR, reflective, refractive, ground, aircraft systems, and high energy laser systems. 

Optical design experience with proficiency in Zemax or Code V.

Desired Skills (not required but candidate will have exposure to these skills in this role):

Preference will be given to candidates from the University of Arizona’s Optics College or the University of Rochester’s Institute of Optics with a background in lasers, optical material, optical sensors and space systems.

Additional Requirements:

Candidates must be US citizens able to obtain and/or maintain a Department of Defense security clearance as a condition of employment

Additional Benefits:

For this opportunity, you will also be eligible for benefits through Apex for the contract period, 401K, medical/health benefits options, a W2 hourly rate, weekly pay, and direct deposit!

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at URL blocked - click to apply  844-463-6178-6178.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178

 

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WHAT WE DO:

Apex Systems is a division of the 2nd largest IT staffing and services firm in North America. From consulting to staff augmentation, we connect top tech talent with great companies in all industries.

OUR CREDENTIALS: 

Apex earned Inavero’s Best of Staffing™ Client Diamond and Talent Awards for providing superior service to clients and job seekers, putting the company in the top 2 percent of all U.S. staffing agencies.

SUPPORTING OUR CONTRACT EMPLOYEES:

We take the time to understand a candidate’s talents and needs to ensure a good match with companies for contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire positions. Each recruiter within Apex is focused on a specific skill area within infrastructure, applications, and project management. This focused discipline enables our local recruiters to work directly with our candidate’s and focus their talent on the right position at the right time.

WHO OUR CUSTOMERS ARE: 

We serve Fortune 500, mid-market, and emerging companies from a wide variety of industries, including communications, energy, financial services, government services, healthcare, technology, and utilities. 

WHERE WE ARE: 

Apex has branches in over 70 locations across the U.S. and Canada and more than 1,000 employees dedicated to supporting the needs of our clients and contract team members. Visit www.apexsystems.com to find a local branch or connect with an Account Manager or Recruiter.

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