Mechanical Engineer

L3 Technologies - Ashburn, VA3.8

Ashburn, VA

An active DoD Secret security clearance (or higher) is required to be considered for this position

We are a company of innovators, game changers, and entrepreneurs. As a prime contractor, we provide a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military and commercial platforms across the globe. We embrace innovative and progressive ideas to advance our products for military and commercial customers. The Electronic Systems Segment (ESS) provides a broad range of aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training.

L3 AS&T specializes in developing disruptive, next-generation technologies for advanced small UASs, affordable radar systems, weapon systems and RF sensor technologies. With small company agility and big company experience, L3 AS&T has earned a reputation for providing disruptive technologies at a faster pace than traditional DoD contractors. If you like the idea of hands-on experience designing, building, testing and fielding new technology at a fast pace and supporting the vital missions of our warfighters, then L3 AS&T may be the company for you.
As a Mechanical Engineer at AS&T, you will work with a dedicated group of engineers who are skilled in the design of unmanned aircraft and their associated support systems. You will leverage your experience and engineering knowledge to successfully support engineering teams during development efforts, and sustain that success through production support.

Our Values are an integral part of who we are. We seek candidates who share our values:


Required Skills:
US Citizenship
Active DoD security clearance (Secret or higher)
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university
3D CAD design skills
Experience with fabrication and assembly techniques. The ability to assemble and modify complex assemblies is required.
Proficient with Microsoft Office products

Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SSBI DoD security clearance
Excellent written and verbal presentation skills to facilitate communications with team members
Demonstrate excellent organizational, decision-making and problem solving skills
Excellent people skills, with experience leading and collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment.
Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success

Physical Requirements:
Ability to lift up to 45 lbs.
Ability to travel up to 10%
Support Field Testing

The ideal candidate is a well-rounded engineer, with a solid foundation of knowledge about core mechanical engineering principles, while also possessing knowledge of other engineering disciplines. Cross-discipline knowledge of electrical and aeronautical engineering is beneficial for this position. The candidate should be passionate about all aspects of mechanical design.
The Mechanical Engineer will have knowledge of the mechanical design process, and the ability to effectively communicate engineering concepts, costs, and risks to program managers and other members of the management staff. The candidate must be comfortable performing complex CAD modelling tasks. A high level of knowledge about the technical aspects of mechanical engineering and design processes will serve to build trust with the management team when acting as a program lead engineer or cost account manager.

L3 Technologies, Inc. is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3 provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. L3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.

US Security Clearance Required : Secret
: Full-time
: Day - 1st
: Yes, 25 % of the Time
: UMS-Product Line-21002427
Job Level
: Individual Contributor
Job Posting
: Nov 8, 2018, 2:27:22 PM
: Engineering-Mechanical