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Job #: R-00003909
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Mechanical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

Job Description:

This is where your legacy begins! The Leidos Technology Center (LTC) currently has an opening for a Mechanical Engineer to work in our San Diego, California office. This is a highly dynamic and integrative environment in which talented and creative engineers can thrive working on a diverse array of multidisciplinary projects in its ISR/CBRN Division. We are seeking a broadly trained and highly motivated engineer for advanced technology programs focused on mechanical engineering from research and development to productization.

Fun stuff you will do with us:
- Support applied research and engineering development of solutions and products in the fields of chemical, biological, radiation, and nuclear detection instrumentation.
- Provides mechanical engineering leadership on new R&D designs as well as support sustaining production products.
- Work closely with the science and manufacturing departments to facilitate transition of technology from the research stage to full production.

Skills you need to be successful in this role:
- B.S. degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or related field from an accredited college/university with at least 5 years of experience as a mechanical engineer in an R&D environment
- Must be able to obtain a secret security clearance
- Experience in electronics packaging, vibration analysis, thermal simulation and cooling, and radiation shielding
- Experience using Solidworks CAD tools
- Experience working with cross functional R&D development teams
- Motivated self-starter able to work under minimal supervision
- 5-15% travel to customer sites required
- Strong written and oral communication skills

You will wow us if you have these skills:
- Demonstrated leadership of small technical teams and projects
- Experience with rapid prototyping techniques including 3d printing
- Experience with optics
- Experience with documentation packages for military products
- Current Secret Security Clearance or above


External Referral Program

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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