• Electro-Optical Engineer III

    Job Locations US-VA-Fort Belvoir
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    BRTRC Federal Solutions is seeking a qualified candidate for an Electro-Optical Engineer III position at Ft. Belvoir, VA.  This full-time position is contingent on contract award.


    • Serves as laser and electro-optic engineer in PEO Soldier, providing technical services and recommendations for executing Soldier head, body, or weapons mounted sensor programs.
    • Provides technical support and analysis in evaluation of sensor prototypes and systems, to include thermal imagers, image intensifiers, and lasers, to Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier Project Manager (PM) partners.
    • Translates military operational and mission requirements (ground, sea, air, and space) into practical system concepts and performance specifications.
    • Develops and maintains technical documentation such as specifications, engineering drawings, system interface requirements, and engineering changes.
    • Participates in post awards, program reviews, design reviews, and IPTs as the project engineer and/or technical expert on assigned programs.
    • Evaluates design efforts to ensure integration of all the engineering disciplines and adequacy of the analyses performed, and optimize size, weight, and power, with cost (SWaP-C).
    • Reviews test plans, procedures, and reports for technical adequacy on assigned programs, for both Government and contractor tests, as well as all failure reports.
    • Conduct and/or monitor lab, contractor, and field testing to assess system performance and compliance with requirements.
    • Evaluate system performance against specification requirements and assess risk of meeting user and specification requirements.
    • Make recommendations and present briefings and conduct demonstrations to
    • senior level managers in Government and industry at program manager, SES, and General Officer levels
    • Initiate and review engineering change proposals and waivers/deviations for technical merit, and conducts physical and functional configuration audits.
    • Determine or evaluate analysis needed to investigate failures or performance issues, and ensure appropriate and complete root cause corrective action is identified, validated, and implemented in all product as required.
    • Recommend approaches to implement electro optic system level components into prototypes capable of achieving user requirements.
    • Coordinate R&D efforts with DOD, National Labs, and appropriate international forums to leverage resources.
    • Review program management documents to ensure accuracy and adequacy of technical content.


    • BS Electrical or Optics Engineering or Equivalent and 10 years relevant experience.
    • Subject matter expert for Electro-optic engineering development, prototyping, integrating, and testing; and has the ability to lead engineering efforts on assigned programs with minimal oversight from the Government lead.
    • Equivalent or experience commensurate with DAWIA Level III SPRDE certification.
    • Current DoD security clearance.

    We offer a competitive salary, exceptional benefits, and a professional work environment. 


    EEO/AA Employer/Vets/Disabled.


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