High-Power Laser Beam Control System Engineering

Job Description

ATA is currently building a multi-disciplinary engineering team to support the development of beam control technology with implementation into high-energy laser (HEL) systems applications. ATA is looking for candidates who are interested in working within a small, agile, innovative team and who share a strong desire to create a work environment that is highly collaborative, well compensated, rewarding and fun. Highly qualified candidates can anticipate a more than competitive salary.

We are looking for candidates to grow our current team. Core responsibilities of these positions includes all facets of systems engineering from requirements decomposition, functional allocations, interface definition, verification, validation and test execution for HEL systems in general and beam control technology in specific. Candidates will support all phases of development from conceptual studies, competitive capture, design, fab, and test. We seek creative thinkers for both the idea and implementation phases. Ideal candidates would have broad experience in systems engineering practices, modelling and simulation tools and methods for HEL systems, and experience with HEL design, development and test. We seek to make multiple hires with these skill sets.


  • - Minimum Bachelor of Science in engineering or equivalent experience

  • - U.S. citizen with ability to obtain and maintain a Secret level security clearance

  • - Familiarity or coursework in systems engineering methods and tools

  • - Familiarity or experience with HEL systems

  • - Basic experience with MATLAB®/Simulink®


  • - Master’s Degree or higher with primary focus in opto-mechanics and/or controls of optical systems

  • - Strong background in engineering physics of lasers and optical propagation within atmosphere

  • - Well versed in MATLAB®/Simulink® and systems engineering tools

  • - Experience in any applied phase of HEL system development and test

  • - Development experience organizing and leading systems engineering efforts of any scale

  • - Experience with HEL system safety in industrial and open-air test environments

Primary Location: Albuquerque, NM
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel: Short duration CONUS travel possible
Relocation Available: Yes

ATA is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer. Please send all resumes, including cover letters, to Human Resources at Applied Technology Associates, 1300 Britt Street SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123.  You may also fax them to (505) 998-2397, or e-mail them to  PLEASE REFER TO HIGH-POWER LASER BEAM CONTROL SYSTEM ENGINEERING.

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