Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans)

Mechanical Design Engineer
Job CategoryMechanical Engineering
Clearance LevelEligible to Obtain
LocationMassachusetts, Lexington
Req Code19:BC-D7-003
Job Description
Solidus is searching for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join a team that provides innovative design solutions for advanced technology prototypes.  Example projects include laser communication, high energy lasers, optical sensors, biological agent detectors, and large radar antennas, for systems deployed on ground, maritime, air and space;borne platforms. The group has expertise in precision engineering, opto, mechanics, mechanisms, electronics packaging, large structures, highly efficient lightweight structures, composite materials and additive manufacturing. 

-Mechanical design and analysis of test fixtures, in addition to developing and overseeing the mechanical assembly and environmental test of high reliability electronic, electro-optic and opto-mechanical systems.
-Environmental tests will include vibration, shock and thermal vacuum testing. 
-Verifying that all assembly and test operations are executed as required by procedures, documenting discrepancies and assisting with problem and failure resolution. 

-US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance
-MS plus 3 years minimum experience, or BS plus 5 years minimum experience
-MSME plus 3 years minimum (or BS plus 5 years minimum) relevant experience in mechanical design, assembly and environmental testing of high reliability electronic, electro-optic, mechanisms, or opto-mechanical systems for DoD or aerospace applications. 
-Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment and demonstrate good written and oral communication skills. 
-Must be able to present status/results to internal and external audiences
-Experience in DoD, military, and/or aerospace applications 
-Able to travel to meetings and field sites

Preferred Qualifications:
-Experience with Creo Elements Direct Modeling or SolidWorks 3D CAD software
-Experience conducting environmental tests, including vibration, shock and thermal vacuum testing

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