General Information

MZA Associates Corporation is a world leader in the modeling, analysis, and testing of advanced directed energy and imaging systems. Headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico with an additional office in Dayton, Ohio, MZA provides research and development services to defense and aerospace customers in support of advanced beam control systems, atmospheric characterization, and optical systems engineering.

MZA's Albuquerque-based subsidiary, Active Optical Systems (AOS), is making inroads into defense and commercial markets by providing low-cost, compact adaptive optics components including deformable mirrors, wave front sensors, and closed-loop control systems.

MZA and AOS are always on the lookout for exceptionally talented individuals with strong programming skills and good backgrounds in mathematics and physics, whether or not we have an immediate opening. We are especially interested in those with specific experience in adaptive optics and high fidelity computer simulation.

Before we set up an interview, we will need a full resume to evaluate your qualifications. Address all inquiries to or

MZA Associates Corporation
Employment Department
2021 Girard SE, Suite 150
Albuquerque, NM 87106-3140

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. MZA offers a full compliment of fringe benefits including health, life, and disability insurance, an excellent retirement plan, educational subsidies, and paid vacation and holidays.

MZA is an equal opportunity employer. Because we work on national security projects, most candidates will need to be able to obtain government security clearances and therefore must be US Citizens. In rare circumstances, MZA and AOS would consider hiring a permanent resident non-US Citizen.