Research Scientist, Applied Physics in Torrance, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are looking for an exceptional Research Scientist, Applied Physics to join our client.

The ideal candidate will lead research and provide new solutions to address the customer requirements.  

You will:

  • Apply your skills in the areas of motion and state estimation, object detection and tracking, Kalman filters, systems engineering, opto-mechanical, opto-electronic system design and modeling, optical sensing including EO/IR and LIDAR, digital electronics to solve customer’s problems.
  • Perform applied research to invent new solutions that meet the requirements of future systems.
  • Contribute to and lead efforts in system design, modeling, lab prototyping and testing, and analysis.

What You’ll Do:

  • Creatively explore ideas and innovations through bids and proposals and ongoing R&D efforts.
  • Lead the concept and architecture design, development, and implementation activities including simulation, prototyping, and testing.
  • Collaborate with other scientists and engineers in selecting, evaluating, and/or developing designs for our customers’ cases and applications.
  • Provide technical write-ups related to system, hardware, and software development on bids and proposals.
  • Conduct and lead meetings with customers, subcontractors, and vendors.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

What You’ll Bring:

  • M.S. Applied Physics, Physics, Optics, or Electrical Engineering
  • 3+ years of direct experience in system development and implementation.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency and knowledge in system design, test, evaluation, and analysis in opto-electronic related technologies.
  • Must be able to design, simulate, test, and prototype component/system performance
  • Direct experience performing modeling on motion/state estimation, object detection and tracking, Kalman filters, radiometric and/or color analysis, and display technologies a plus.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.