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Job #: R-00005885
Location: Picatinny Arsenal, NJ
Category: Mechanical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Job Description

Leidos is hiring a Sr. Mechanical Engineer in the Picatinny, NJ location. This position is in direct support for additive manufacturing of energetic materials for explosives, propellants and pyrotechnics for a highly qualified professional with extensive experience in additive manufacturing and energetic materials processing and handling.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Handling energetic materials as per ARDEC internal safety policy and approved procedures.
  • Designing, procurement and installation of prototype gantry systems and related processing equipment for additive manufacturing of energetic materials. i.e optics, controllers, material handling
  • Designing and implementation of software associated with additive manufacture of custom inert and energetic materials i.e. g-code, CAD, slicing software.
  • Support technical IPT meetings and associated support.
  • Document technical and programmatic progress through technical papers and presentations.
  • Write and execute proposals in support of government required technical and programmatic tasks.
  • Design and coordinated associated control systems for additive manufacturing equipment. Work with technicians and support staff for any associated installations mentioned above.
  • Provide technical and programmatic assessments as required by USG and the IPT and program offices.


Basic Qualifications
  • Requires a BS with 12 + years of prior relevant experience or Masters Degree with 10 +years of prior relevant experience.
  • Min of 12 years experience material design, processing, handling, storage and qualifications of energetic
  • US citizenship
  • No initial clearance needed upon hire, but must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience in the processing and manufacture
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of processing and materials with additive manufacturing
  • Demonstrated experience in the safety and handling of energetic materials.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of hardware compliant with industry standards i.e. class I, Div I
  • Demonstrated experience in characterization of inert and energetic materials.
  • Demonstrated experience in process diagnostics.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of control systems for additive manufacturing systems.
  • Demonstrated experience generating, evaluating and/or updating technical data package.


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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