Principal Optomechanical Technician - Space Systems
May 15, 2018
Upper Duchess County, New York
Full Time - Experienced
Years of Experience:
Academia, Research Laboratory, Aerospace/Defense
About you: Are you a Sr level Optomechanical “Super Tech”, who would love to work on groundbreaking Optical technology, and you have the skills, confidence and experience to work independently in a small team environment? Then read on.
Rudzinsky Associates client is a scientific nonprofit corporation that is operating more as an exciting start up than a non profit organization. The organization has a tightly focused mission to reveal astronomical information about planetary bodies. The vision of the organization is to exploit modern development approaches and the modern private space vehicle industry while pursuing development and solution paths that are too risky for traditional organizations.
Our client expects the successful candidate to be an expert in implementing optics and opto-mechanical systems. The hired Senior Technician will be the lead on-site implementation efforts in a small multi-disciplinary team and so must be comfortable working independently.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
As the on-site implementation lead in a small organization, will work across optical and mechanical disciplines to implement solutions to defined problems in large optics, image formation, diffraction, stray light, vacuum systems, and other similarly difficult disciplines, as necessary. This is fundamentally a build-and-test-hardware position.
Operate and maintain unique test facilities.
Collaborate with small internal team and contracted personnel.
Exhibit eagerness to implement and test novel optics and optomechanical systems under time pressures with limited support from others.
Experience with handling and testing optical systems.
Exhibit comfort with implementing projects, e.g. component design and selection through system operation, based on needs and designs described by the engineering team.
Working knowledge of optomechanical control systems, including some basic coding, is a plus.
Location: On site in northern Duchess County, NY.
Travel Required: Occasional travel is expected for specialized training and for technical exchanges with team members in other states.
Growth: Potential for advancement through increase in breadth of duties or level of responsibility as organization develops and grows.
No minimum educational requirement. Demonstrated mastery of skills building and operating optics and optomechanical systems.
Additional Salary Information: good benefits pkg
Internal Number: 051518B
About Rudzinsky Associates
Rudzinsky Associates, previously Louis Rudzinsky Associates. Rudzinsky Associates – “RA”, Providing more than 45 years of continuous search, recruitment, placement, talent acquisition, consulting and research services to the Optics, Photonics, and High Technology Communities Nationwide and Globally. Rudzinsky Associates offers Professional Organizations and Professionals at all levels an unparalleled track record of success in talent acquisition and in career advancement/development to advance the objectives of organizations and individuals alike. RA adds value in all functions of Optics, Photonics and Engineering, including: Engineering, Operations/Manufacturing, R&D, Sales/Marketing. With more than 45 years of continuous experience and accomplishment as our foundation, RA is uniquely positioned to assist your organization, or you individually with your talent acquisition or career objectives.Contact Howard Rudzinsky today!!