The US Government uses space systems to solve many complex problems to protect our warfighters and gather information on threats to our national interest. The Leidos Innovations Center (LInC) performs space payload systems research and development (R&D) to create innovative one-of-a-kind solutions to these complex Customer needs. We are looking for a hands-on engineer who enjoys designing, building, and testing space hardware systems in a collaborative environment.
LInC has an opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join our team in San Diego, CA, to work on the research, design, development, and test of optical payload systems for Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) and Space Situational Awareness (SSA) missions. Programs are funded by multiple US Government sponsors, industry, as well as Internal Research and Development (IR&D) efforts. The mechanical engineer will perform static, dynamic design and analysis of mechanical systems, equipment and packages. The candidate may also conduct feasibility studies and testing on new and modified designs. Duties may include providing direct support personnel in the preparation of detailed design, design testing and prototype fabrication and providing design information to drafting for packaging documentation.
- Design of electro-mechanical systems for space environments
- Support Preliminary and Critical Design Reviews (PDR/CDR)
- Develop and Test prototypes per requirements and specifications
- Analyze test results and recommend modifications as needed
- Manage small to medium sized engineering projects
- Work closely with the Leidos Production team and external vendors
- Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field and 4+ years of prior relevant experience
- Must be a US Citizen
- Must have the ability to obtain a Secret security clearance
- Experienced using CAD: Solidworks
- Ability to work in a team environment, but also efficient working individually
- Proficiency with SolidWorks FEA tools
- Experience with shock, vibration and temperature testing
- Experience with COTS electronic and electro-mechanical packaging
- Demonstrated experience in the integration of electro-mechanical systems
Pay Range:Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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