Sr Scientist, Thermal Systems Mechanical Engineer

Harris Corporation - Fort Wayne, IN (30+ days ago)3.6

Sr. Scientist, Thermal Systems Mechanical Engineer
Job Code: SIS20182806-25635
Job Location: Fort Wayne, IN

Job Description:
Harris Corporation is looking to hire an experienced Mechanical Engineer into the Space and Intelligence Environmental Solutions Environmental Sensors segment in Fort Wayne, IN. This engineer must have experience with thermal control design for the GEO orbit. The candidate must have experience with managing heat from optical and IR payloads on a spacecraft. The candidate must also have experience with developing allocations, creating architectures and writing requirements for space borne thermal control systems. The candidate should have experience with managing cryogenic heat loads, sizing radiators, using heat pipes and providing thermal stability for optics.

The selected candidate will perform the following duties:
Perform, design and analysis tasks to manage heat loads on complex mechanical hardware including precision mechanisms, electro-mechanical devices, aerospace mechanism design, complex electronics packaging, supporting space-based deployable mechanisms, avionics, innovative thermal and ground based systems.
Program support includes mission/requirements definition, concept generation, trade studies, design sensitivity/optimization studies, preliminary and final design, component selection, integration and test support, materials selection, CAD 3D solid modeling, design documentation and collaboration with manufacturing operations for fabrication in a program team environment.
In charge of various environmental testing activities ranging from development to final product qualification testing. Responsible for understanding customer needs, generating test procedures and finally executing the test.
Establish key performance requirements and define requirements for support equipment
Create and release component and assembly drawings
Conduct design reviews
Responsible for cost and schedule of assigned hardware.
Understanding of the different materials used in the design of optical/electrical assemblies and how to trade material choices

Basic Qualifications:
15 years of experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other related engineering or science degree
15 years supporting design decisions with well documented engineering analyses and calculations required
15 years experience and knowledge of mechanical test approaches to recommend appropriate testing of hardware in a complex integration environment.
10 years analyzimg problems and to focus and drive down to the root cause of problems quickly.

Preferred Qualifications:
Top Secret or TS/SCI Clearance
Master’s Degree or PhD in Mechanical Engineering
Strong analytical skills with emphasis on using and/or directing finite element analysis (FEA) desired
Has an awareness of EVMS cost and schedule practices.
Able to work in large program environments and have good communications skills.
Background in Space-based System Design
Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. 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.

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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.

Location: USA - IN - Fort Wayne
Activation Date: Thursday, June 28, 2018
Expiration Date: Saturday, June 29, 2019