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Optical Systems Research Consultant in Arlington, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 3/11/2019

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Job Number: R0047869

Optical Systems Research Consultant

Key Role:

Support innovative government-run research and technology development programs in enhanced optical systems by working as a technical consultant. Work with a diverse group of world-class scientists and engineers to impact national security investment through the development of new technologies for defense applications. Leverage technical expertise to support DoD decision makers with strategic evaluation of new concepts and assessments of technological gaps in need of investment. Offer recommendations on the feasibility and potential impact of future research programs by preparing in-depth analyses, including conducting background research and interfacing with the research community. Work closely with government clients to track and evaluate the progress of sponsored research, and communicate technical findings to a wide audience.

Basic Qualifications:

-4+ years of experience in developing optical systems, optical system design tools, or optical materials for optical systems

-2+ years of experience with authoring technical papers, reports, or program plans for technical and non-technical audiences

-Ability to commute to Arlington, VA

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-MS degree in Engineering or Physics

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with DoD research and development projects

-Possession of excellent client service skills

-Active Secret clearance preferred

-PhD degree in EE, Optics, or related discipline with a focus in optical system design


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

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