RSI is seeking a multidisciplinary individual with primary emphasis in optical system design, stray light analysis, and radiometry to work on space flight hardware. This position will be supporting the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) programs performing systems concept development, design, analyses, hardware development, I&T, operations, and data analysis (E.g. complete spaceflight instrument lifecycle).
RSI Inc is developing the next generation of space borne compact coronagraphs (CCOR) teaming with NASA, NOAA and Naval Research Laboratories (NRL) for multiple space weather and heliospheric imaging sensors on various satellites. Desirable abilities include optical radiometry, design (Zemax / Code V)), stray-light physics (Fred /ASAP), flight hardware design, test system development, certification, and calibration. For this position, an emphasis is placed on experience in optical design and analysis.
MS Degree in Physics, Optics, or Systems Engineering with 3+ years’ experience or BS Degree with 7+ years’ experience required. A Secret clearance is strongly desired. A strong systems background in the engineering development of space flight hardware is desired. Knowledge of Solidworks, Rhino, and Python is a plus. US Citizens Only.
The position is located in the Washington DC area; salary will be commensurate with experience.
US Citizenship is required.
About Research Support Instrumnts
Research Support Instruments (RSI) provides research support and development services, systems engineering, and technical support services to government and industry customers. As a subsidiary of Physical Sciences Inc., RSI provides the extensive capabilities and resources of a larger company coupled with the responsiveness, flexibility, and undivided attention only a small company can offer. Our primary customers include the Naval Research Laboratory and NASA. From the highly-successful NRL Clementine lunar mapping mission, the long-term monitoring of atmospheric ozone, ground breaking plasma physics research and the NASA GOES-R program, RSI personnel have played key roles in Government and commercial space experiments and technology demonstrations.