Optical Systems Research Scientist – Vencore – Red Bank, NJ

Optical Systems Research Scientist
56 reviews

Red Bank, NJ
Vencore Labs (formerly Applied Communication Sciences) is a self-sustaining research center within Vencore that provides applied research and engineering to enable government agencies, utilities and commercial enterprises to fully exploit the future of communications, data analytics and cyber security. From smart grid to smart phones, intelligent highways to intelligent battlefields, Vencore Labs’ 200 scientists, engineers and analysts are consistently creating generation-after-next technologies and solutions. In doing so, our labs are helping to transform traditional government research. We connect our customers to advanced research and technology helping them to develop solutions to their toughest challenges. Accelerating the arc of transformation — from research to engineering to products — that’s what we focus on each day at Vencore Labs.

Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Vencore Labs is currently seeking a Research Scientist to work with our optical systems research group. Our work is focused on applied research and technology development in a variety of areas, including optical communications and networking, RF Photonics, and optical signal processing.

Qualifications Required:

  • PhD in Engineering, Physics, or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Expertise in integrated photonics and its application to systems, or in free-space optical communications
  • Strong record of innovative research
  • Ability to work independently and also to collaborate effectively with other team members
  • Strong oral and written communications skills

Qualifications Desired/Preferred:

  • Systems experience with RF photonics
  • Experience in the design, development, and laboratory testing of fiber or free-space optical systems
  • Understanding of free-space optical channel impairments (transmissivity, scattering, turbulence)
  • Familiarity with quantum communications or quantum computing would be a plus

% of Travel: Occasional

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