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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Company: Peraton
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze problems to see how mechanical and sensor devices might help solve a particular problem
  • Design or redesign mechanical, propulsion, and sensor devices using analysis and computer-aided design; support Preliminary and Critical Design Reviews (PDR/CDR)
  • Investigate equipment failures or difficulties to diagnose faulty operation and to recommend remedies
  • Apply math and physics principles to engineering projects
  • Use engineering computer programs and technical communication skills, including writing and presenting design reports to senior leadership
  • Develop and test prototypes of devices within documented requirements and specifications
  • Analyze test results and recommend design changes or system modifications as needed
  • Manage required research, engineering, science, technology, rapid prototyping, development, procurement, integration, and test. Provide technical and operational support for unmanned vehicles
  • Manage and lead the development of Cost Analysis Requirements Documents (CARDs)
  • Develop technology roadmaps to serve as a guide for inserting emerging technologies once they become mature enough to be included in a weapon system and present to senior leadership
  • Provide leadership and mentoring for engineering and technical analysis and recommendations for design, analysis, troubleshooting, installation, retrofit, maintenance, physical configuration audits Commercial Off the Shelf technologies
  • Develop and manage Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) for unmanned vehicle systems, subsystems, and various vehicle sensors
  • Develop failure prediction models and document the results in Failure Mode, Effects, and Criticality Analyses (FMECAs)

    Required Qualifications
    • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited engineering program
    • (8-10) years of relative work experience
    • PE Certification
    • Effective communication, documentation, and problem-solving skills
    • SolidWorks (or equivalent) 3D design modeling experience
    • Active Secret Security ClearanceDesired Qualifications
      • Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited engineering program
      • (10+) years of relative work experience
      • Lean six Sigma certification
      • Strong knowledge of hydrodynamics and sensor technologies

Keywords: Peraton, Chantilly , Senior Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , Chantilly, Virginia

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