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Mechanical Engineer / Radar Systems

Location: Rockville
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Why work at BlueHalo
Being on the BlueHalo team means working alongside the brightest minds in technology on the toughest challenges facing our nation - not just every once in a while, but every single day. Together, we are leading the transformation of modern warfare and each BlueHalo employee plays a key role. That's why our investment in you goes beyond a rewarding salary and benefits package. We're committed to providing our people with the best opportunities to develop their skills, share their knowledge, and push their innovative ideas to the cutting-edge. Having fun doing it with a team that feels like family all across BlueHalo Nation is the ultimate perk. From Space and Directed Energy to Cyber and Intelligence to C4ISR and Air & Missile Defense, there is no limit to where you can take your career with us.
Are you ready to launch a career at BlueHalo?
Benefits, Retirement & more
Our careers benefits include but are not limited to the following:

  • Flexible/hybrid work schedule (built-in work from home days)

  • Professional development & educational assistance

  • Retirement savings with employer contribution

  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

  • Medical and life insurance

  • Active social committee

  • Fitness center

  • Relocation expenses

  • Paid vacation & holidays

    Lead Mechanical Engineer / Radar Systems
    BlueHalo is looking for a mechanical engineer with the relevant experience to design and develop hardware supporting research and product development in the areas of advanced RF hardware, phased array antenna technology, and radar systems.
    Job Duties:

    • Mechanical design of radar system hardware, including antennas, transmit/receive modules, power supplies, and processing modules

    • Developing mechanical concept designs and architectures of advanced RF systems, including structural elements, electronics packaging, shielding, and cooling systems.

    • Developing drawings and technical data packages to support fabrication and build of mechanical parts and assemblies

    • Conduct structural and thermal analysis of systems

    • Support functional and environmental testing of physical systems to military requirements

    • Supporting the prototyping process, including developing bills-of-materials, managing procurement of parts, and either hands-on build or supervise technicians to build prototypes

    • Writing technical report sections and presentations for clients

    • Supporting the technical proposal process

      U.S. Citizenship is required.
      Required Skills:

      • A BS degree in an engineering discipline

      • 10+ years of relevant experience in mechanical design developing hardware in fields such as advanced RF hardware/radar systems, robotics, electro-optics, aerospace, or military hardware development

      • Design experience in the area of radar array mechanical hardware design to include structural design, thermal management (cooling), environmental design, shielding, grounding, cabling/wiring distribution

      • Experience in mechanical design, analysis, and test for electronics packaging, including power and signal (microwave, RF, digital), cabling/wiring distribution, structural and thermal analysis, and environmental test

      • Experience in creating engineering fabrication and assembly drawing packages, applying relevant standards (ASME Y14.5)

      • Strong written and verbal communication skills

      • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team

      • Experience managing build and assembly of hardware components

      • Functional knowledge of manufacturing processes such as machining, sheet metal, rapid prototyping, and injection molding

        Preferred Skills:

        • A MS degree in an engineering discipline

        • Current Secret or higher security clearance

        • Proficiency in SolidWorks and SolidWorks PDM

        • Proficiency in ANSYS Workbench or similar structural analysis package and experience with structural, shock, or vibration analysis

        • Proficiency in ANSYS Icepack or similar thermal analysis package for electronics cooling and packaging

        • Experience with design for shock and vibration

        • Experience with developing hardware to ruggedization standards such as MIL-STD-810

        • Hands-on experience with prototyping tools (hand tools, power/bench tools)

          The BlueHalo Effect
          It speaks to who we are as a company, a global protective ring that shields everything we most want to safeguard, an unbroken line that ensures our customers retain the advantage in any battlespace, from high above the Earth to deep in cyberspace. It's who we are, a halo, a protector, the light of inspired engineering keeping our Nation safe. Our vision is a world where national security is certain because technical superiority is assured.
          Join us and become a vital element of The BlueHalo Effect!
          US Citizenship required
          EEO Statement
          BlueHalo is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable workplace accommodation for any part of the employment process,
          Job LocationsUS-MD-Rockville

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