Leidos Defense Group Modeling Simulation & Training Division has several openings for Mechanical Engineers (all levels) for a new program in Huntsville, Al. This position will support a new program award in support of the US Army providing full life cycle M&S and Live / Virtual / Constructive Training engineering development and sustainment.
- Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment
- Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems
- Contribute to the development of sections of Mechanical engineering documentation such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements specifications, and Interface Control Documents
- Manage Mechanical system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the delivery of production systems that are compatible with the defined system architecture(s) – Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF), Service-oriented Architecture (SOA)
- Assist with the development of Mechanical system requirements, functional requirements, and allocation of the same to individual hardware, software, facility, and personnel components
- Assist in resolution of action items from Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings, design reviews, program reviews, and test reviews that require cross-discipline coordination
- Participate in an Integrated Product Team to design new capabilities based upon evaluation of all necessary development and operational considerations
- Participate in interface definition, design, and changes to the configuration between affected groups and individuals throughout the life cycle
- Derive from the system mechanical requirements an understanding of stakeholder needs, functions that may be logically inferred and implied as essential to system effectiveness.
- Be an active participant in the Technical Directive Proposal process
- Communicate effectively with internal team members across multiple areas and client team members
- Resolves highly complex problems using significant application of technical knowledge, conceptualizing, reasoning and interpretation
- Develops solutions that are highly innovated and achieved through research and integration of best practices
- Has in-depth understanding of technical principles, theories, concepts and their application across a range of programs
- Requires ability to communicate with executive leadership (internally or client) regarding matters of significant importance to the organization/project
- Works to convince others to accept area’s view/current practices and agree/accept new concepts practices and approaches
- Bachelor’s degree with 3 - 25+ years of relevant experience, Master’s degree, or a PhD. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
- Active Secret level clearance
- Experience in Systems Engineering processes and procedures
- Understanding of standard Change Management process
- Proficiency in software programs such as AutoCAD or SolidWorks.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office suite (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project and Outlook
- Excellent communications skills to interface with customers and peers
- Excellent analytical, technical, and problem solving skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Ability to prioritize tasks and work on multiple actions at any given time
- Proven ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities
- Prior experience leading a team through design, implementation and testing phases
- Project management experience with multifunctional responsibilities
- Experience with complex systems development and integration
- Experience/domain knowledge of requirements, verification and validation
- Experience supporting DoD, or other Federal customer environments.
- Knowledge of Leidos EngineeringEdge NextGen
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Mechanical Engineering
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