Global Science & Technology, Inc.
  • Science
  • Greenbelt, MD, USA
  • Full Time

Global Science & Technology, Inc (GST), a growing high technology company, is seeking an experienced Electro-Optical Instrument Engineer to support a NASA program.  The position is located in Greenbelt, MD. 

Position Summary:

An Electro-Optical Instrument Engineer with extensive laser and detector experience will support the development of lidar instrumentation. 

Primary Duties:

  • Develop silicon avalanche photodiode detector devices for ground-based, airborne, and space-based application in scanning lidar systems.
  • Work as a team member of flight instrument development, test, and field applications on-site at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Develop ground-support test equipment for scanning lidar instrumentation
  • Test of detector electronics for verification of performance and environmental specifications 

Secondary Duties:

  • Assist in testing of lidar systems other than detectors as a team member of lidar instrumentation
  • Performance of clean room and laser eye safety certification testing and practice
  • Lidar data acquisition, analysis, and archiving 

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Master of Science degree in Physics and a minimum of 8 years of experience in electro-optical instrumentation development
  • Knowledge of laser and detector systems employed in the development and application of lidar instrumentation
  • Demonstrated computer programming skills in MATLAB, LabView, and Python

 Physical Qualification(s) Required:

  • Ability to work in an office, desk, laboratory, clean room, ground-based and airborne field work environments
  • Ability to use computer terminals 

Mental Qualification(s) Required:

  • Must be able to effectively communicate technical information (written and verbal) and work status accurately and reliably to project leads and managers 

U.S. citizenship or Permanent Residency is required.

Selected applicants will be subject to a government background investigation.

GST offers competitive salaries; vacation, sick, and holiday leave; major medical, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability insurance; 401K retirement plan; tuition assistance; and opportunities for employee career growth and development.

You may also fax your resume to (240) 366-5994.  If you need assistance, please call 301-474-9696.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans' status.  GST is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 


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