Posted on: June 26, 2022
Location: Baltimore MD Job Purpose: 4S - Silversword is seeking
a Physics Technician to work with our Applied Physics Division
(APD) on new product development efforts. The Physics Technician
will perform modeling, analysis, and measurement of design
requirements. Additional duties will include building optical,
mechanical, and other as required to support APD contracts. Work
will be performed in a laboratory environment with a variety of
moderate to complex tasks and functional activity. Job Duties
Include: The following reflects management's definition of
preferable functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks
that may be assigned. Management may assign additional duties and
responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable
accommodation or other reasons. New technology prototype assembly
- Assist in the development of novel new designs of critical
components for contracts and internal R&D projects
- Clean and assemble optical and mechanical assemblies
- Perform measurement and testing of components and assemblies as
- Familiarity with laser and precision optics handling.
- Assist in writing reports, operational documentation, and other
documents as required.
- Ability to work with test equipment including oscilloscopes,
optical power meters, laser beam analyzers, etc.
- Other duties as assigned Skills/Qualifications: Excellent
communication and problem solving skills, attention to detail and
accuracy, solid judgment and decision-making ability, takes
initiative, and is adaptable. Military Facility Access: Must be
able to qualify for and obtain a military base access pass.
Clearance: A security clearance is not required for this position
at this time. US Citizenship is required. Education and Experience:
This position requires:
- A bachelor's degree or course work from an accredited
institution in Physics, Optics, or other related field.
- Experience with opto-electronics is a plus.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, COMSOL
Multi-Physics, SolidWorks, Mathematica software is desirable.
- Experience in or work for the U.S. military is also highly
- Modeling and Analysis - Demonstrates ability to deliver
excellence by taking personal accountability for achieving high
quality outcomes. Ability to design, model, and analyze conceptual
designs to validate products under development.
- Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in
positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification;
responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills;
participates in meetings.
- Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits
work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs;
presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret
- Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities;
exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and
welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit;
puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and
group commitments to goals and objectives; and supports everyone's
efforts to succeed.
- Ethics - Earns others' trust and respect through consistent
honesty and professionalism in all interactions. Treats people with
respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works
with integrity; and upholds organizational values.Physical
requirements: The physical demands and work environment described
here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing
the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to
sit, use hands to handle or feel, and talk/hear. The employee is
frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is
occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or
crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10
pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception
and ability to adjust focus. Please note: 4S-Silversword Software
and Services LLC reserves the right to change or modify job duties
and assignments at any time. The above job description is not all
encompassing. Positions functions and qualifications may vary
depending on business needs. 4S-Silversword Software and Services
LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate
against applicants based on race, color, creed, religion, medical
condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin,
sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition),
sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age,
disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status or
legally protected characteristics.
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