Optical Metrology Engineer

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Job Description

Danbury Mission Technologies is part of the ARKA Group, L.P. ARKA stands for more than creating better technology. We believe in building a better world. Built on a diversity of people, ideas and thoughts, we develop the technologies and projects that have a meaningful impact for a more certain, sustainable world of opportunity for everyone.

Position Overview:
Working onsite in our Danbury facility as an Optical Metrology Engineer you will be responsible for acquiring in-process and final optical figure and microroughness measurements on precision optics and optical systems. You will employ scientific and mathematical principles to collect and analyze data across processes and products. You will gain hands-on experience working on unique and challenging optical systems while learning from and teaming up with world-class technicians and engineers.
Major duties for this position include precision inspections and measurements, machine use and providing assistance to the team by developing and executing assignments within the Optical Manufacturing organization. Responsibilities include:

  • Application of scientific and mathematical principles to collect data and perform analysis
  • Measurement of optics in accordance with manufacturing documentation, process documentation and technical requirements
  • Measurement of components and system integration of subassemblies
  • Designing, assembling, and aligning test setups for various optical measurements
  • Lead or participate, depending on experience, in designing experiments, preparing hypotheses to be tested, and developing models
  • Ensure safe handling of in-process and deliverable hardware

Travel Requirements: Minimal

Education Requirements:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Optical Engineering, Applied Math, or Physics. Other degrees of similar exposure to the math and sciences will be considered.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Computer Skills
  • Ability to work safely on fragile, high value optics
  • Knowledge of optic theory and practical optic testing (i.e., Interferometry)
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing standards and practices
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • College Lab Course work

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • 2 – 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment including working knowledge of optical blueprints and tolerances
  • Ability to apply manufacturing skills in the production, inspection and test of optics and optical product

EHS/Environmental Requirements:

  • Work spans across traditional manufacturing areas and laboratory environments
  • Onsite presence is required
  • Availability outside of nominal working hours when needed

Collaborating with world class experts, you will have the opportunity to develop innovative solutions in fulfillment of our customers’ requirements. We believe in our mission, and we believe in supporting our employees. We offer policies and programs that provide opportunities for continual learning, career growth and work/life balance along with a full suite of health and welfare benefits.

Due to contract requirements, US citizenship is required. Additionally, if you are a dual citizen (a citizen of the US and another country), the Company must obtain approval for you to have access to the information required for this position. You will not be able to begin employment until such approval is obtained and this may take several months.
Position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Security Clearance. For your information, here is the form the government requires to begin the process of obtaining a clearance: https://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf86.pdf
No visa sponsorship is available for this position.

Danbury Mission Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Type: Full-time

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