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POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 10/25/2016

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Cambridge, MA

Cambridge, MA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Associates Degree


Graduation from a two year technical school with at least five years of applicable experience. There is no years of applicable experience in lieu of education requirement.

As an optical fiber technician the applicant will be expected to spend much of their time working with Vytran splicing equipment. This would include execution of splices re-coat and testing for both standard Single Mode (SM) fiber and Polarization Maintaining (PM) fiber. The applicant will also be expected to develop splice programs on the Vytran for both SM and PM fiber tailored to meeting program specific performance needs. As part of most programs the applicant will be responsible for careful stowing of optical components and fibers. The applicant will be required to perform measurements to ensure optical circuit performance both as built and under final packaged conditions. The applicant should have a good understanding of optical test equipment such as; optical power meters polarization meters and optical spectrum analyzers all of which will be used to characterize optical components and built up optical circuits.

Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or protected veteran status. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.