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Lead Optical Systems Engineer

Company: Honeywell
Location: Glendale
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Join a team recognized for leadership, innovation and diversity

The future is what you make it.

When you join Honeywell, you become a member of our global team of thinkers, innovators, dreamers and doers who make the things that make the future.

That means changing the way we fly, fueling jets in an eco-friendly way, keeping buildings smart and safe and even making it possible to breathe on Mars.

Working at Honeywell isn't just about developing cool things. That's why all of our employees enjoy access to dynamic career opportunities across different fields and industries.

Are you ready to help us make the future?

Join a team that designs, develops and integrates highly complex systems for space within Honeywell Aerospace. As a Lead Optical Systems Engineer you will part of a team that specializes in the design, development and manufacturing of novel, state-of-the-art optical instruments for military, space and commercial applications, including Earth observation, atmospheric monitoring, space situational awareness, space science, and optical communications. You will be integral in creating system solutions that meet the evolving needs of our customers. You will be involved in every aspect of the systems life cycle; from the front end of business development through product end of life.

Key Responsibilities

Provide technical leadership on optical instrument development programs as part of a highly engaged and integrated engineering team involved in all aspects of design, assembly and test activities
Design and analysis of end-to-end optical systems for space, including defining system architectures and system requirements to meet customer requirements, defining and selecting appropriate designs through leading trade studies, and developing system-level models and performing simulation and analysis to ensure end-to-end performance requirements are met
Develop system level and sub-system level requirements and specification documents working with the optical, electrical and mechanical design teams
Develop program level documentation according to space agency standards (ie. Canadian Space Agency, NASA and ESA)
Leading design verification activities
Writing proposals and white papers
Providing technical support to business development activities, including customer briefings and conference presentations
Technical readiness and risk analysis assessments
Systems Design & Modeling- 25%; Requirements Management - 25%; Customer Interaction - 25%; Verification - 25%


Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Applied Science
Minimum 10 years of relevant system design experience in a systems engineering lead/technical lead role


Advanced degree in engineering or applied science
A strong background in leading optical instrument design activities, including optical, mechanical and electrical engineering aspects
Familiar with space instrument design considerations and standards, including grounding, cleanliness, and material selection and the associated environmental conditions, including thermal, vibration, shock and radiation
An understanding of optical design and test methods and familiarity with optical design software
A strong grasp of optical, mechanical, electrical and software elements and their interactions within complex systems
Experience using system level simulation tools, such as MATLAB
Experience using requirements management tools, such as DOORS
The ability to manage technical teams with engineers, scientists, and technicians from multiple disciplines
Knowledge of the system development lifecycle
Individuals that quickly analyze, incorporate and apply new information and concepts
Individuals who are self-motivated and able to work with little supervision, who consistently take the initiative to get things done
The ability to adapt as dictated by project changes
The ability to simultaneously manage a variety of complicated tasks
A results-oriented and structured problem-solving approach
Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively communication technical information across different levels of the organization and externally

Additional Information

JOB ID: HRD162811
Category: Engineering
Location: 19019 N. 59th,Glendale,Arizona,85308,United States
Must be a US Citizen due to contractual requirements.

Global (ALL)
Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.

Keywords: Honeywell, Glendale , Lead Optical Systems Engineer, Other , Glendale, Arizona

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