Mechanical Engineer / Radar Systems
Posted on: March 14, 2023
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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
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.
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.
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
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)
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US Citizenship required
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