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Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Location: Lexington, MA
Duration: 36 Months and 40 hours per week
*Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain a Security Clearance for access to classified information. An Active Secret Clearance without incident is desired.
Our client’s Mechanical Engineering Group provides innovative engineering solutions for advanced technology prototypes. Example projects include laser communication, high energy lasers, optical sensors, biological agent detectors, and large radar antennas, for systems deployed on ground, maritime, air- and space-borne platforms. The Group has expertise in precision engineering, opto-mechanics, mechanisms, electronics packaging, large structures, highly efficient lightweight structures, composite materials and additive manufacturing. We are the Engineering Division’s center for 3D CAD design and data management, and are involved in every step of a program’s execution from conceptual design to system integration and test. This requisition is for Engineering support (Engineer I) to participate in the design of said systems.
Position Scope/Job Functions
The successful candidate will work as part of a multidisciplinary team and participate in the mechanical engineering design, analysis and specification of ground-based, airborne, and space-based electro-mechanical systems. Responsibilities will include developing design solutions for such systems in all phases of the design process from initial concept to final configuration, integration and test. Designs must also be translated into specifications suitable for fabrication and or competitive procurement. The successful candidate will be expected to present the design concepts to both internal and external audiences. The position may require travel to meetings and field sites.
- PhD in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering plus 5 years applicable experience, or MS in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering plus 8 years applicable experience, or BS in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering plus 11 years applicable experience.
- Demonstrated experience in performing mechanical engineering design, analysis and specification development for advanced electronics packaging and/or opto-mechanical systems utilized on spacecraft, aircraft and ground systems is required.
- Electronics packaging experience must include high speed analog, high speed digital and electro-optic systems.
- Experience with advanced electronic packaging materials is highly desirable.
- Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment and demonstrate good written and oral communication skills.
- The successful candidate will be expected to present the design concepts to both internal and external audiences. The position may require travel to meetings and field sites.
Experience with SolidWorks 3D CAD software. Demonstrated experience in performing mechanical design and analysis of complex mechanical systems for DoD and aerospace applications.
Education/Professional Certifications/Substituting Off-Set
PhD plus 5 years minimum experience, or MS plus 8 years minimum experience, or BS plus 11 years minimum experience
POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer which includes providing equal employment opportunity for all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges. We have placed hundreds of talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!
The mission is critical and the work is as cutting-edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND THEY ARE HIRING!
Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!
Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.
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