Sierra Nevada Corporation Mechanical Engineer II in Centennial, Colorado
Do you enjoy designing and developing innovative solutions to solve toughproblems? Join our team to deliver technological solutions in a rapid andagile production environment. Our Mechanical engineers research, design,develop, test, certify, deploy and improve cutting edge products andservices. These cover a very wide range from advanced mission payloads andelectronic systems through highly integrated aircraft to orbital and spaceexploration systems. You'll conceptualize and deliver complex mechanicalstructures and systems and your technical duties include the design anddevelopment of new products and processes throughout the product lifecycle.At SNC's ISR, Aviation and Security (IAS) team we are a leading mannedand unmanned aircraft systems integrator for high-performance intelligence,surveillance and reconnaissance, and aviation systems. IAS tailors solutionsto customer cost, performance, and schedule requirements and designs toconsistently exceed expectations and provide a turnkey approach to enable ourcustomers to focus on their mission.Must-haves:Bachelor's of Sciencedegree in Mechanical Engineering or related Engineeringdiscipline and typically 3 or more years of relevant experiencePractical Knowledge of engineering principles and practicesExperience with Computer Aided Engineering toolsFamiliarityworking in multi-disciplinary designand development teamsThe ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance isrequiredPreferred:Experience with CATIA (preferably V6)Familiarity with Dassault 3DExperience and/or Enovia preferredExperience developing new designs for aircraft Mechanical systems and/orstructuresFamiliarity with basic stress modelingAbility to review engineering design for completeness and and compliance torequirementsExperience applying and interpreting Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing(GD.and.T) per ASME Y14.5Understandingof Engineering Simulation such as Finite Element structuralAnalysis (FEA), Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Thermal AnalysisBackgroundin the Aerospace and Defense IndustryKnowledge of industry-standard mechanical design principles, to include,but not limited to parametric design, model-based definition, materialhardware selection, manufacturing, and production processesIMPORTANT NOTICE:This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S.Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needsan active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not beeligible to obtain a security clearance. The Department of DefenseConsolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal governmentagency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearanceeligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affectthe outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limitedto, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference,criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technologyand best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC hasbeen honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a TierOne Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America'sfastest-growing companies.Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer- Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected statuspursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.