Digital Prospectors Laser Engineering Support in Lexington, Massachusetts

Laser Engineering Support

Lexington, MA

Job Type: Contract

Recruiter: Peter Roos at

Phone: 603-772-2700

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Job Title: Two Laser Engineering Support

Location : Lexington, MA

Duration: 36 Months and 40 hours per week

Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain a Security Clearance for access to classified information. An Active Secret Clearance without incident is desired.


Our client’s Laser Technology and Applications Group develops and applies laser systems and optics in solutions of defense and other U. S. Government needs. Group is in need of support in the building, integrating, characterizing, and testing of developmental high-power laser systems. This requisition is for two engineering support personnel to participate in the development of high-energy laser systems.

Position Scope/Job Functions

The two Engineers will provide support to fiber-laser-based, high-energy laser development efforts. This support will include, but not be limited to, laser construction, experimentation, and laser characterization under supervision of technical staff.

Skills: Required

-- Custom laser system assembly, integration, and alignment

-- Laser system characterization and documentation, including but not limited to, power,

beam quality, wavelength, and temporal waveform

-- Specifying optics and other components for custom laser systems.

Skills: Preferred

-- Experience with large-mode-area splicing.

-- Experience with kW-class fiber lasers.

-- Labview programming.

-- Cleanroom operation and maintenance.

-- Laser modeling

-- Experience with making laboratory measurements using a variety of diagnostic equipment such as oscilloscopes, optical and RF spectrum analyzers, and imaging sensors

Education/Professional Certifications

B. S. degree in physics, optical engineering, electrical engineering, or equivalent with at least 1 year of relevant experience

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer which includes providing equal employment opportunity for all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges. We have placed hundreds of talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!

The mission is critical and the work is as cutting-edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND THEY ARE HIRING!

Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!

Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.


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Phone: 603-772-2700