Research Scientist (Optoelectronics) - Torrance, CA

Are you passionate about designing innovative, state of the art technology solutions? Are you looking for a technical role with high impact and high career growth opportunities? We are seeking a Research Scientist with a passion for technology, to help our customers solve their most complex technical challenges.

About Us

We work with leading companies to solve their hardest technical challenges, accelerate technology adoption, and drive engineering excellence. Our multi-disciplinary approach focuses on using the latest analytical techniques and applying machine learning theory into practice through experimentation and invention.

About You

You have a passion for technology. You are a natural problem solver. You are a strong collaborator. You will be able to demonstrate a history of working across technical and business teams. You leverage others to learn and grow, and you also mentor and build up others around you.


  • Design, development, integration, and test of optical or optoelectronic systems

  • Documentation

Qualifications and Skills

  • MSc or PhD in Optics, Holography, Applied Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Image Processing, or related scientific field

  • 3 or more years of hands-on and practical optical and optomechanical design (Zemax) and EO/IR sensor development

  • Experienced with design CADs (e.g., SOLIDWORKS, CREO/ProE) and/or simulations tools (e.g., MATLAB, COMSOL).

  • Experienced in system tradeoffs (e.g., resolution, field-of-view, size, weight, power, cost, manufacturability) and EO/IR component selections

  • Ability to develop new concept, carry out design and development, realize prototypes toward viable products, perform test and evaluation, provide documentation (e.g., reports, technical proposals)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • U.S. citizenship required to obtain security clearance

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience in remote sensing including LIDAR and/or imaging optics (visible and infrared) design

  • Familiarity with optoelectronic components, opto-mechanical packaging, and/or imaging processing (algorithm, software, or hardware) in military environments

  • Fundamental knowledge of systems engineering