Senior Mechanical Engineer


The Senior Mechanical Engineer shall assist in providing technical planning, systems integration, verification and validation, cost and risk analysis, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for overall weapons system. The Senior Mechanical Engineer shall assist in performing engineering activities, including defining system requirements, reviewing vendor designs and technical proposals, researching, and developing technical solutions, performing systems functional analysis, conducting trade studies, conducting technical reviews, and performing test and evaluation activities.

  • Aid in creating engineering documentation and mechanical engineering analyses.
  • Coordinate with government agencies, prototype facilities, commercial vendors, and engineering firms to conduct analyses.
  • Assist in identifying, managing, mitigating, and addressing technical and program architecture risks, including interoperability analysis and risk assessment.
  • Provide support for the integration of current and evolving systems into the weapons system platforms.
  • Provide engineering support involving the application of mechanical engineering principles to determine the business and technical needs of Mission Partners in the acquisition, development or sustainment of weapon systems, subsystems, support systems, equipment items, or an equivalent product.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Master's degree in Engineering and 10+ years of experience in the respective technical/ professional discipline OR
  • American Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET) - accredited bachelor's degree and 20+ years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline
  • Secret clearance required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting
  • Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals
  • Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications
  • Experience working in a home office setting
  • Ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues
  • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone with good phone skills, professional demeanor
  • Previous customer service experience strongly desired
  • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to visualize a problem or situation and think abstractly to solve it


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