Blue Sky Innovators Mixed Signal/Photonics Engineer, Secret Clearance Arlington, VA · Full time

Accomplished Mixed-Signal/Photonics Engineering candidates sought to provide support to the program manager focusing on: technical oversight of performer activity, engagement with transition partners, analysis of program expansion and transition opportunities, management and execution of all taskers related to ongoing programs, and ancillary analysis support for new program development


Specific technologies of interest for support include any of the following (not ranked): integrated photonics, mixed-signal electronics, RF electronics, optical systems integration and engineering, RF systems integration and engineering, electronic-photonic co-design, Doppler radar, high-modulation-format RF communication, high TRL and/or operational optical systems, and familiarity with the DoD optical or RF S&T enterprise.  


  • Masters in Engineering or Physical Science (Ph.D. desired)
  • 2+ years of work experience separate from graduate school work.
  • Conversant in topics related to quantum science, photonics, or another scientific discipline.


Desired capabilities and characteristics:

  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work on tasks quickly
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate in a team atmosphere
  • Passion for science and technology



  • Oversight and management of program taskers
  • Analysis of ongoing program needs and opportunities
  • Analysis (supporting role) of new program opportunities


Clearance: Secret clearance

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