Eqlipse Technologies

Optical Researcher

Position Type
US-OH-Wright Patterson Air Force Base


BlueHalo has an opportunity available for a dynamic and motivated scientist or engineer with a passion for optics testing and experimentation. We are seeking a talented individual to join our team in understanding laser effects on human eyes and in the development of techniques to protect against those effects.  This is a fantastic opportunity for an early-career researcher to gain laboratory experience and to contribute to meaningful research and development projects.


  • Design, assemble, and maintain experimental setups for optics testing.

  • Execute experiments and systematically collect data. Ensure accuracy and reliability of data through meticulous attention to detail.

  • Maintain detailed records of experiments, methodologies, and results. Prepare comprehensive reports for internal and external stakeholders.

  • Work closely with a multidisciplinary team of engineers and scientists to achieve project goals. Effective communication and collaboration skills are crucial.

  • Work with the team to develop new approaches to technical requirements suitable for transition to industry.

  • Utilize analytical tools to interpret experimental results and draw meaningful conclusions. Experience with data analysis software is essential.

  • A general understanding of laser operation principles and safety protocols is desired. Ability to troubleshoot and optimize laser systems a plus.

  • Efficiently organize and manage experimental data, protocols, and related digital resources to ensure the accessibility of information for the entire team.


  • This position involves working within a government facility and requires U.S. Citizenship
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Physics, Electro-Optics, or a related discipline and 4 years of experience.  Additional experience may be substituted for a degree.
  • General knowledge of optics and laser systems with 2-3 years of practical lab experience.
  • Proficiency in experimental design, setup, and execution.
  • Strong analytical skills with experience in data analysis software.
  • Strong organizational skills to maintain lab space and digital resources.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Eager to learn, motivated, and passionate about contributing to innovative projects.



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