Laser Analyst

Professional Fort Belvoir, Virginia


Job Title: Laser Analyst for Space Operations Safety Job ID: #333


Job Description:

Omitron is seeking candidates for a Laser Energy analyst, related to operations of satellites. The analyst uses provided software to assess potential effects of Laser energy and related phenomenology on satellite subsystems. Predicts and troubleshoots laser-related events. Coordinates and integrates relevant information and findings across multiple functional areas to develop and deliver products enabling customer situational awareness and decisions. Potential for broadening into other areas related to directed electromagnetic energy technical analysis and orbit analysis. Occasional work outside of normal duty hours. Omitron is offering a $3,000 signing bonus to the qualified candidate who is selected for the role of Laser Analyst.


US citizenship required. EEO/AA


Skill Requirements:

  • Excel; ability to use STK (AGI) for orbital analysis and visualizations


  • Ability to create short programs in Perl or other scripting languages to automate data processing.


  • Familiarity with Matlab desirable.


  • Ability to apply laser equation and engineering solutions to real world problems involving ground-based systems and satellites


  • Ability to apply orbital mechanics to real world problems. General understanding of types of orbital state data and their use.


  • Must have excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills and be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, & PowerPoint).


  • Ability and willingness to multi-task, and be capable of applying innovative analysis in a dynamic work environments to solve customer problems.


Required Experience:

Four or more years of space-related experience involving lasers or other directed energy. Space Operations / Orbit Analysis experience.  Real-time problem solving in ambiguous situations is required for this position.


Required Degree:

Masters degree in one or more of the following: Laser physics, Aerospace or Astronautical Engineering, Space Operations, Physics.

Master's degree is highly desired.


Job Location:

Ft. Belvoir, VA area


Security Clearance Requirements:

A Top Secret/SCI clearance required; current polygraph a plus.


Company Overview:

Omitron is an Aerospace Engineering and Information Technology small business firm headquartered in Beltsville, Maryland with a field office located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Since 1984, Omitron has provided excellence in engineering services and product development to government and industry customers for both civilian and military aerospace programs.

Omitron recognizes that outstanding people are the key to our success. Our goal is to select highly qualified and motivated individuals and provide them an environment necessary to stimulate and nurture engineering and business objectives. Omitron offers its employees competitive salaries, a full benefits package, and excellent career growth opportunities. We welcome talented professionals who wish to take advantage of the opportunities we offer.