Ensco Springfield , VA 22156
ENSCO's National Security Services (NSS) Division provides innovative customized products and services vital to national safety and security. NSS develops and implements technologies, products, and services that meet unique customer requirements and challenging operational constraints. Two of our primary focus areas are the development of multipurpose sensor systems and the development of GPS-independent position, navigation, and timing solutions. We are seeking a Sr. Mechanical Engineer to join our team of talented engineers and scientists in the design and development of specialized systems for a variety of highly valued customers.
Support the development of new and existing electronics packages and mechanical systems
Develop strategies and concepts to solve challenging problems; Implement prototypes
Complete structural, thermal, and additional engineering analyses
Create, revise, and manage 3D CAD technical data packages for full products and prototypes
Hands-on development, fabrication, and testing
Assist principal investigators with testing and review of conceptual designs and proof-of-concept models
Mentor and advise engineering interns and technical associates
Qualifications Required (Skills) Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
Minimum 5 years of relevant experience.
Solid understanding of fundamental mechanical engineering principles, statics, dynamics, mechanics of materials, mechanical vibrations, heat transfer, materials selection, and physics
Background in part and electromechanical system design, modeling, and testing in both experimental and industrial settings.
Hands-on experience with mechanical systems design, troubleshooting, fabrication, and assembly.
Proficiency in parametric solid modeling programs, e.g. SolidWorks or equivalent.
Demonstrated engineering design process experience
Experience with ANSYS simulation software or equivalent completing structural and thermal analysis of parts, systems, and circuit cards
Strong work ethic, independent thinker and self-starter with decision-making ability.
Strong verbal and written communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing, entering, and tracking information.
Excellent time management and organizational skills.
Ability to work well under general supervision and technical guidance.
Must have a current and active TS/SCI security clearance for which you must be U.S. citizen. If you do not meet this requirement you will not be considered. Qualifications Desired MS degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
Hands-on experience with design, testing, and operation of precision sensors
Hands-on electrical system troubleshooting and fabrication
Experience with ANSYS analysis modules: Static Structural, Steady-State Thermal, Modal, and Response Spectrum
Experience in software development with MATLAB, C, or Labview.
Experience designing test fixtures for collecting sensor data.
Design experience with non-ferrous metals and plastics
Additive manufacturing and prototyping experience
Active TS/SCI Clearance with polygraph
General Education/Years of Experience BS or equiv; min 5 yrs related exp U.S. Citizenship Yes Security Clearance Level TS/SCI Drug Screen Type None Export Control and Licensing None Background Check Type 7 year Division Description The National Security Solutions (NSS) Division provides security solutions for the United States government. NSS employees offer a multi-disciplinary approach to solve some of the most challenging technical problems in complex operational environments. Our areas of expertise are in sensor development and integration; chemical, biological and geophysical phenomenology; software applications and modeling; and operational applications of technology.
Key customers include the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Defense, and the Intelligence Community Strength in Diversity ENSCO, Inc. and its wholly owned U.S. subsidiaries are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under state or local law.