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Visual Systems Engineer, Senior


Aircraft/Speciality Engineers

Tracking Code

UID 704.0

Posted Date


Job Location

Dayton, Ohio

Location of Position

Dayton, Ohio

Position Type


Clearance Required?

Ability to Qualify

Level of Clearance Required


Position Funded?


COLSA is honored to be named one of the '2022 Best Midsize Employers' by Forbes. This honor is a reflection of our collaborative, employee-centric culture. People are COLSA's greatest asset and are instrumental in serving our clients with innovative programs and industry-leading technology.


  • Assist with technical requirements generation and requirements compliance determination pertaining to mechanical, electrical, optical, and software systems for imaging sensors, visual displays and image generation products addressing performance, integrity, and airworthiness.
  • Assist with evaluating technical documentation, determining the sufficiency of artifacts for demonstrating compliance with specification and airworthiness, summarizing findings, recommending changes, and communicating all results to program office.
  • Provide technical briefs to the program office and operator community on three-dimensional imaging systems, optical distortions, effects on human visual interpretation and user visual comfort and fatigue.
  • Assist with analysis, requirements generation, characterization, testing, and verification of optical component performance including sensors, lenses, mirrors, and displays.
  • Assist in the development and execution of test plans and formal verification testing against written requirements as well as review test report artifacts for visual displays, sensors, optical components, and image generation components.
  • Other duties as assigned by the customer

At COLSA, people are our most valuable resource and centered at our core value. We invite you to unite your talents with opportunity and be a part of our “Family of Professionals!” Learn about our employee-centric culture and benefits here.  

Required Experience

Required Qualifications:

  • ABET-accredited Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 15 years of related experience, 5 years of experience must be in the DoD
  • US Citizenship required
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Security clearance at the required level for the duration of the contract. U.S. Citizenship required.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

COLSA is a covered Federal contractor subject to the federal mandate requirements for the COVID 19 vaccine.  Currently, there is a temporary injunction against the Government enjoining the vaccine mandate; however, it may become a condition of employment in the future if the injunction is lifted.

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