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Electro-Optical Infrared Test Engineer

A-Tech Corporation, Albuquerque, NM, United States
Employer Description

A-Tech Corporation, d.b.a. Applied Technology Associates (ATA), is a privately-held, Hispanic-owned small business and headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  ATA also has operations in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Huntsville, Alabama, Chantilly, Virginia, Greenbelt MD and White Sands Missile Range. 

ATA is an advanced technology and products company that delivers space, airborne, and ground-based systems to government, aerospace, and commercial customers for imaging, high energy laser, inertial navigation, space systems, and laser communications applications with specialization in precision pointing, line-of-sight stabilization, and real-time software and controls products and systems.  ATA has numerous engineering and program management positions open.

ATA develops embedded processing systems for commercial and DoD applications. Our primary focus involves the application of state-of-the art, FPGA and System-On-Chip (SOC) devices to high performance video processing, adaptive optics, laser communications, imaging sensors, and a wide range of real-time control systems for inertial measurement units, fast steering mirrors, and stabilized telescopes.  ATA is looking for qualified candidates who are interested in working within a small, agile, innovative team and who share a strong desire to create a work environment that is highly collaborative, rewarding and fun.   


Job Description

Job Description:

The EOIR Test Engineer is required to have experience with a diverse skillset to support multiple active programs within our organization.

The EOIR Test Engineer will be an integral member of a joint Government and contractor team that operates in a very dynamic environment.

The Advanced EO/IR Sensors Program delivers state-of-the-art EOIR solutions for extremely hard problems.  The engineer’s duties will include project management, system engineering and analysis.

Essential Functions:

Application areas that are required include design, development and testing of electrical systems and sensors.  The EOIR Test Engineer must be capable of developing test plans and approaches for advanced EOIR sensor concepts.  Experience with test software (e.g. Labview) is required.  Experience with fiber optic sensors and fiber optical systems testing is a significant benefit.  Excellent communication skills are a must, as is the ability to digest existing documentation and source code in order to support and advance existing systems.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


Job Requirements

 Required Education and Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree, or equitable experience,
  • Eight years’ electrical system design, development, and testing.
  • Able to obtain and maintain a US Department of Defense Security Clearance.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • A PhD in electrical Engineering,
  • 10+ years of experience
  • A Current US Department of Defense Security Clearance.

Primary Location:  Chantilly, Virginia

Travel: Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be required


ATA is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer. Please send all resumes, including cover letters, to Human Resources at Applied Technology Associates, 1300 Britt Street SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123. You may also fax them to (505) 998-2397, or e-mail them to ATAJobs@atacorp.comPLEASE REFER TO DOCKET ATA20190223

15 April 2019
15 May 2019
Bachelor's Degree
Optical Components, Lasers, Sensors
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