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Job #: R-00024399
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Category: Mechanical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

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Job Description:

In our Albuquerque, NM office we are looking for a Jr Mechanical Engineer to perform a variety of mechanical designs and analysis for an applied R&D contract. You will get to work alongside a multi-disciplinary team, in collaboration with Government researchers doing interesting analysis primarily in an office environment.

  • Perform reverse engineering; and system, thermal, and mechanical analysis of systems.
  • Perform analysis using codes including SolidWorks, ANSYS/Fluent and Python.
  • Modify and develop analysis tools using software such as finite element analysis and computational fluid dynamics
  • Modify and develop analysis tools using software such as MATLAB/SimuLink. .
  • The ideal candidate will work independently as well as with a team, learn new skills quickly, demonstrate excellent communication and problem solving skills, be organized, detail-oriented, careful, flexible, and self-motivated with a can-do attitude.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering or equivalent related field.
  • Must be able to obtain secret security clearance- US Citizenship required.
  • Experience with the following: thermal and fluid analysis, failure modes and effects analysis, documenting analysis results and generating reports; performing computer-based solid modeling.
  • Experience with MATLAB/Simulink, SolidWorks, computational fluid dynamics
  • Good computer skills using MS Windows are required, with proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must have strong mechanical and thermal skills, and also possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Renderings of aircraft and experience with small drone or radio controlled aircraft.
  • Experience with ANSYS/Fluent Computational Fluid Dynamics code
  • Experience with Python and C++ development environments
  • Laser/optics design or analysis
  • Development of finite difference/finite element thermal analysis code

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Mechanical Engineering


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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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