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CACI International Fiber Optics Technician in Florham Park, New Jersey

Fiber Optics Technician

Job Category: Engineering and Technical Support

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: None

Type of Travel: None

CACI is looking for a Fiber Optics Technician who can independently serve as a skilled technical specialist to build custom photonic, electrical, and mechanical hardware solutions for optical research & development and production programs, and support test engineers in developing test equipment and procedures and conducting tests for specific program tasks.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Fabricate intricate fiber optic subassemblies and perform integration of subassemblies with electrical and mechanical components for breadboard, prototype, and production units

  • Work with engineers to support the transition of photonic subsystem designs into production

  • Perform optical or electrical testing and characterization as specified by work instructions

  • Independently follow test procedures and record detailed test data

  • Document test failures in the failure reporting system

  • Request material and equipment required for assembly and testing of photonic subassemblies

  • Maintain laboratory and laboratory equipment

  • If required, obtain/retain a government security clearance at the level to perform the job

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • Experience building and testing custom, complex electro optical assemblies.

  • Fiber optic splicing processes and equipment, including arc fusion splicers, cleavers, and re-coaters

  • Use of optical sources, power meters, and optical spectrum analyzers to test optical components

  • General understanding of basic photonic principles

  • Microelectronic assembly experience a plus

  • Hand soldering in compliance to J-STD-0001 space addendum a plus

  • Ability to follow detailed work instructions or test procedures

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Associate degree in a related technical field is desirable

  • 5 years of related experience is required, or an equivalent combination of education, skills, and experience

Working Conditions:

  • Work is typically performed in a laboratory environment which requires proper safety precautions. Work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes, or equipment.

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.