Job Description

King George,VA,US
Remote Work:
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Laser Targeting and Tracking Engineer, Senior

The Opportunity:

Our team supports the design and testing of state-of-the-art weapons to enhance warfighter capabilities. That’s why we need you, an electrical engineer, who specializes in image or signal processing and experience with sensor fusion and sensor requirements as they relate to passive and active tracking design and development, to help us design and test tracking systems for weapon systems designed to designate, track, and engage with a high energy laser.

You’ll directly impact the U.S. Navy and other Department of Defense entities by proving laser and EO technical expertise. We’ll look to you to share your electrical engineering expertise through leadership and mentoring junior staff. This is a chance to use your experience-based knowledge in targeting and tracking while broadening your skillset into areas like directed energy weapons systems. Join us and take on exciting challenges as we support the warfighter with the state-of-the-art weapon capabilities.

Join us. The world can't wait.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience developing, designing, and testing tracking systems for high energy laser (HEL) weapon systems

  • Experience with image or signal processing and the design of track algorithms, including centroid, hot-spot, leading edge, contrast tracking, and track handoff

  • Experience with control architectures, gated imagery, pulsed and continuous wave illuminators, and boresight alignment

  • Knowledge of sensor fusion and sensor requirements as they relate to passive and active tracking design and development

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a dynamic, fast paced, and geographically disparate team

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience with U.S. Navy or armed services’ laser and EO systems research and development programs

  • Master’s degree in Engineering or Science


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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Grow With Us

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Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

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Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $73,000.00 to $166,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
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  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

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