Research Support Instruments (Lanham, MD) is seeking an entry-level engineer\scientist interested in developing skills in electrical testing, optical testing, contamination, and calibration for application on space flight hardware. This position will be supporting Naval Research Laboratories (NRL) programs performing systems concept development, design, analyses, hardware development, integration and test, operations, and data analysis.
RSI Inc supports the optical analyses of the next generation space borne compact coronagraphs (CCOR) teaming with NASA, NOAA and Naval Research Laboratories (NRL) for multiple space weather and heliospheric imaging sensors on various satellites. Tasks may involve custom software development, test system development, certification, and calibration. Emphasis is placed on interest and experience in optical test, design, and analysis.
BS Degree in Optics, Electrical Engineering or Physics is required. Masters or equivalent work experience is preferred. Knowledge of Matlab, IDL, and/or Python is a plus. Applicant must be able to obtain a secret clearance. US Citizens Only.
Research Support Instruments (RSI) provides research support and development services, systems engineering, and technical support services to government and industry customers. As a subsidiary of Physical Sciences Inc., RSI receives the employee benefits of a larger company while providing the inventive atmosphere of a small company. Our primary customers include the Naval Research Laboratory and NASA. From the highly-successful NRL Clementine lunar mapping mission, the long-term monitoring of atmospheric ozone, ground breaking plasma physics research and the NASA GOES-R program, RSI personnel have played key roles in Government and commercial space experiments and technology demonstrations.