Principal Optical Investigator

Job Description
Industry Categories: Academia, Research Laboratory, Aerospace/Defense, Telecom/Datacom

Preferred Education: Doctorate

LGS Innovations, a leader in government telecommunications and network integration, is seeking a Principal Optical Investigator for our Florham Park, NJ location.
The benefits of working at LGS not only include 4 weeks of vacation and 401(k), but the opportunity to become a part of a growing company dedicated to supporting the U.S. Government DoD, Civilian, and Advanced Programs communities.

Job Description:

•Provide senior technical leadership and expertise in executing highly complex and specialized research projects.

•Resolve complex technical problems with innovative and creative solutions.

•Serve as SME at the highest technical levels showing individual initiative guided by own judgment in support of research projects and programs.

•Lead business development activities, develop new programs, and mentor less senior engineers.

•Meet with U.S. Government customers, understand customer technical problems, formulate creative solutions, contribute to selling of proposed solutions, and lead technical execution of resulting programs.

•Travel to other LGS Locations or Customer Sites as necessary

•Understand and adhere to all LGS Ethical and Compliance policies

•Proactively ensure a safe work environment and adhere to LGS EH&S policies and procedures

•Perform other duties as required

•Obtain/retain a government security clearance at the level to perform the job

Required Skills: •8+ years of demonstrable experience related to fiber lasers and amplifiers (e.g. ultra-fast, high-average-power, and/or rare-earth-doped optical sources and amplifiers, including work on the effect of optical nonlinearities)
•Experience working in an inter-discipline team environment

•SME in field of Optical Research

•Good interpersonal skills

•Excellent presentation and writing skills To apply for this job go to the below link:

Internal Number: 1481

LGS, an independent and wholly-owned subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent’s North American operations, continually challenges itself to solve the unsolvable and deliver secure, reliable, standards-based solutions to Government customers. LGS was formed on January 1, 2007 when Alcatel merged with Lucent Technologies. LGS leverages Bell Lab’s long standing history of government-specific research as well...
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