L3 Technologies Electro-Optical Designer in Canada
L3 WESCAM is an exciting company providing systems that capture stabilized, high-magnification images from fixed-wing, rotary-wing, UAV, aerostat and ground based platforms. From low-altitude tactical missions to long-range covert surveillance missions, images are transmitted in real-time to fixed and mobile receive locations for immediate interpretation. WESCAM's MX-Series of Electro-optic and Infrared (EO/IR), laser, surveillance and targeting systems provide unparalleled image stability and long-range detection capability to Defense/Military, Homeland Security, Search and Rescue and Airborne law enforcement agencies worldwide. Our dominance of the airborne platform space has positioned us for explosive and game changing growth into ground-based markets.
WESCAM offers a challenging and dynamic work environment. Work with leading-edge technology and tools, alongside some of the best thought leaders in our industry, in an environment that values work/life balance. Benefits include every second Friday off with pay (9/80 work schedule) in addition to regular vacation and public holidays, free on-site gym, free fruit, free bagels on the last day of the week, a strong focus on continuing education and much more. Most of all, WESCAM is working towards a noble cause. Our work has a direct link to saving people's lives and safeguarding freedom around the world. We truly do make a difference in our work and in the world!
For more information, please check us out at: http://www.WESCAM.com
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Tasks to be Accomplished
Actively participate in the development of complex Electro-Optical sub-assemblies such as digital imaging systems, thermal imaging systems and laser positioning systems.
Active member of New Product Introduction (NPI) teams, supporting the development of modern Electro-Optical sub-assemblies from concept to production.
Verification of proposed design solutions via a combination of analyses and tests.
Actively support the manufacturing organization to ensure proper knowledge transfer, timely resolution of design issues and effective test methodologies development.
Support design improvements of established Electro-Optical modules.
Collaborate closely with other team members from Mechanical, Electrical, Software, Systems Engineering and Operations to ensure high quality of design solutions.
Generation of related documentation including analyses summary, specification documents, test reports.
Development and testing of sophisticated image processing algorithms using Matlab.
Participate in and present results at design review meetings related to new Electro-Optical modules.
Keep up-to-date knowledge of Electro-Optical industry trends and new technologies that may be relevant to Wescam’s business.
Strong knowledge of basic optics principles:
Geometrical Optics, Imaging, Lens Design
Electro-magnetic waves propagation
Thin-film optical coatings
Familiarity with various image sensor technologies (CCD, CMOS, Thermal Imagers, etc)
Strong analytical and mathematical skills, proficient with Matlab or a similar language
Proficient in optics and electronics lab environments
Understanding of analog and digital video concepts:
NTSC & PAL standards
Digital video standards
Resolution and sensitivity measurements (MRTD, MRC, NETD, MTF, etc)
Familiar with a wide range of engineering fields (mainly Mechanical, Electrical & Software)
Knowledge of Optical Design software (CodeV or Zemax) an asset
Knowledge of range performance modelling tools (Modtran, NVTherm, SSCam, etc) an asset
Experience & Education Requirements
Bachelor’s degree of Engineering Physics or equivalent
Professional experience in a similar role is preferred
Graduate degree in a related field an asset
L3 is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply.
This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary.
Please note: L3 WESCAM has an accommodation process in place and provides accommodations for employees with disabilities, both during the selection process as well as during employment._
Primary Location Canada
Shift: Day - 1st
Organization: Division L-3 Wescam
Req ID: 095241