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Science Systems and Applications, Inc. Electro-Optical Technician in Lanham, Maryland

Science Systems and Applications, Inc (SSAI) is seeking an individual to provide technical setup, test and data verification/analysis services for the Photonics Laboratories at Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). This multi-faceted position will entail activities including:

  • Inspection and verification of incoming electro-optical and other fiber optic piece part components

  • Development and implementation of bias board test circuits and other component specific electrical and electro-optical test fixtures

  • Electrical and optical verification of the various parts used in flight and non-flight space instruments and subsystems

  • Test equipment setup, pilot testing runs, and test monitoring

  • Maintenance and operation of thermal, thermal vacuum, and cryogenic test chambers, as well as vibration and shock testing.

  • Generation of test reports and maintenance of test logs

  • Calibration of test equipment, including meters, oscilloscopes, power supplies, and management of calibration activities for lab equipment.

    Required qualifications:

  • A.A. Degree, preferably in a technical field

  • Demonstrated experience in a laboratory/testing environment

  • Understand and interpret electrical schematics and troubleshoot basic testing fixtures and test systems

  • Knowledge of electrical and electro-optical test equipment, operation, and safety requirements

  • Well organized, with the ability to multi-task effectively and keep jobs on schedule

  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

  • Excellent English communication (verbal and written) skills

    Desired qualifications:

  • Experience with PCB design and layout tools or Labview is desired

  • Previous NASA experience a plus

EEO, including disability/vets

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands to touch, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee frequently is required to talk and hear and occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.