Honeywell Advanced Optical R&D Scientist in Plymouth, Minnesota
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?
We’re looking for an exceptional optical/photonic experimental scientist to join our Advanced Technology team. In this role, you’ll have the unique opportunity to explore new paradigm-changing technologies that could shape future products for the Aerospace industry. This is an exciting and distinctive opportunity to operate on the frontier of microsystem sensor development, championing technologies from cutting edge research through product launch. In this role, you will be responsible for researching and demonstrating advanced sensor concepts that will result in new technologies.
Apply previous experience in optical physics to design, develop, and integrate chip-scale photonics into novel optical and atomic sensors
Develop new concepts, write proposals, and create and test hardware prototypes.
Transform customer requirements into innovative prototypes based on creative design and rigorous analysis
Help drive growth as a technology expert by interfacing with internal and external customers
YOU MUST HAVE
2 years R&D experience or academic research experience in one of the following areas: integrated optics, lumerical modelling for photonics waveguides, or chip-scale photonics
Due to contractual agreements, all applicants must be US Citizens
Ph.D. degree in Physics, Applied Physics, Optical Engineering, or equivalent
Demonstrated expertise in 2 or more of the below fields and/or skills within in the last 4 years: ○ Nonlinear optics ○ Optical modeling (e.g. Zemax) ○ Micro-optics ○ Stabilized laser systems ○ wafer fabrication ○ Atomic clocks or atomic sensors ○ Design and analysis with multi-physics analysis tools ○ Fiber optics ○ Novel materials
Enthusiasm for learning about new technologies and engaging difficult technical problems
Ability to work directly with sponsors and customers
Excellent written and communication skills
Track record of innovation and ability to solve complex problems through analysis and innovation
Broad laboratory skills
Broad software toolbox for data acquisition, data analysis, design, modeling, and/or simulation
Manage and understand complex customer requirements and manage stakeholders
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.
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