At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions. We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but change the world.
As part of our company mission, we're dedicated to making the world a safer place. That starts with helping our customers in the Defense industry achieve their critical missions. From our airborne work with sensors alerting warfighters to what's over the next hill, to our autonomous maritime platforms protecting sea lanes and shores our dedicated Defense Group scientists and engineers are solving critical challenges across the globe. Defense capabilities including enterprise and mission IT, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, operations support, logistics, and training serve a diverse set of customers including the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, the Defense Information Systems Agency, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
The Airborne Solutions Division currently has a dynamic opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to work in our Manassas, Virginia office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your skills to help in designing, upgrading and maintaining aircraft modifications on the U.S. Army's Airborne Reconnaissance Low-Enhanced mission DHC-8-300 fleet.
-Assist with all aspects of airframe design work related to aircraft modifications and antenna/sensor mounting provisions.
-Learn every step involved in the modification process, from conceptual design to final assembly, and installation on the aircraft.
-Work in a shop environment, and consult with aircraft production staff, as needed.
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.
-Bachelors of Science in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering, with 2+ years' experience, or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience.
-Experience using SolidWorks CAD software
-Strong manufacturing process knowledge to optimize viable designs
-Experience designing structural components, with composites, machined and sheet metal products
-Strong communication skills for collaboration
-Positive attitude, ability to multi-task and possess strong time management skills
-20% CONUS travel required
-A DoD clearance is NOT required to start; a final Top Secret/SCI DoD clearance, is required.
-Knowledgeable on aircraft structures
-Design or project lead experience
-Familiar with Military and/or FAA airworthiness substantiation requirements