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Lead, Mechanical Engineer - Spacecraft Design

Posted on Apr 9, 2019 by Harris Corporation

Clifton, NJ 07011
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Description: Lead, Mechanical Engineer - Spacecraft Design
Job Code: SIS20191###-####8
Job Location: Palm Bay, FL or Clifton, NJ

This position will be responsible for providing Mechanical Engineering leadership to customer-funded programs and internal research efforts within our Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Space Superiority business units of Harris Corporation.

Our intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) solutions serve a broad array of government, civil and commercial customers by enhancing information superiority, contributing to our national security and providing actionable data for the protection of property and human life. We specialize in high-reliability airborne and space-based remote sensing payloads that offer active and motion imaging and data processing, exploitation and dissemination. We also provide solutions that map and monitor the earth for a variety of commercial and governmental users.
Learn more about the small satellite solutions we provide for government and commercial organizations here:
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Job Description:
Mechanical Engineer to lead and perform design, development and analysis tasks for a complex novel spacecraft design hardware including space structures, space antenna systems, launch vehicle interfaces, payload to bus interfaces, and complex electronic packaging in a program team environment. Program support and technical leadership over concept generation, material selection, trade studies, design sensitivity/optimization studies, preliminary and final design, design documentation, and assembly/integration and testing. Candidate must have strong proficiency in 3D modeling, composite structures design, design for manufacturing, and ability to work independently in or leading in a multi-disciplined team environment.
  • Use mechanical design and analysis software including Creo, MSC Nastran, and FEMAP
  • Establish composite and metallic part design using 3D CAD and FEA
  • Bachelor s Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience, or a Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.
Preferred Additional Skills:
  • Experience in design of primary spacecraft structures
  • Experience in spacecraft thermal control design
  • Expertise in CAD tools, specifically Creo Parametric and understanding of ASME Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing standards
  • Experience in design or analysis of space based mechanical structures, electronics packaging or mechanisms, along with engineering drawing development
  • Proficiency in analysis FEA tools such as Femap, NASTRAN, ANSYS
Security Clearance:
Please be aware that many of our positions require the ability to obtain a Security Clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
By submitting your r sum for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your r sum , as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.
Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.
Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

Location: USA - FL - Palm Bay, USA - NJ - Clifton
Activation Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Expiration Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019
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Associated topics: automotive, boiler, design, fluid, mechanical engineer, mechanism, naval, proe, propulsion, turbomachinery

Reference: 690530219

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