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Chenega Corporation Mid-Level Electro-Optical Engineer in Reston, Virginia


The Mid-Level Electro-Optical Engineer shall provide expertise for imaging design and optical system analysis and optical data exploitation.


  • Manage and oversee contractor development of systems and software for all Electro-Optical related activities.

  • Operate prototype EO systems.

  • Design and operate all types of optical systems.

  • Provide recommendations on system parameter settings necessary to improve the performance of the system.

  • Prepare briefings, conference, and meeting reports for high-ranking government officials.

  • Provide image and signal processing for a wide variety of phenomenologist and experiments.

  • Provide objective evaluations of R&D sensors and algorithms.

  • Support in maintaining all infrastructure services to optimally perform their designed functions in an effort to decrease service downtime and increase mission success.

  • Support strategic goals of the project to meet the mission for designing, engineering, maintaining, modernizing, and documenting technical collection systems and programs.

  • Assist with the preparation of government CDRLs as requested by the Project Lead.

  • Complete daily time recording as required in compliance with company policies and procedures.

  • Complete annual trainings in accordance to company and contract policies and procedures.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher is required.

  • 5-9 years of related work experience.

  • Experience in CONOPs development for operations and in managing and overseeing contractor development of systems and software is required.

  • Top secret clearance with the ability to obtain an SCI is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to demonstrate strong proficiency working with EO systems in system development and acquisition programs.

  • Experience with operating prototype EO systems is preferred.

  • Ability to provide recommendations on system parameter settings necessary to improve the performance of the system is preferred.

  • Demonstrate experience characterizing all types of optical systems.

  • Deep level of experience in the collection of optical performance data from various phenomenologist using a wide variety of sensor platforms.

  • Must have leadership and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize.

  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with time related constraints in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to self-start and work independently or as a team.

  • Ability to travel as required.

  • Required to adhere to Chenega Corporation mandate that all employees must be fully vaccinated to COVID-19 by December 8, 2021.

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