Mechanical Systems Design & Analyst Engineer 4 Top Secret

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Mechanical Systems Design & Analyst Engineer 4 Top Secret

El Segundo, California Contract Job ID: 2010119880
Estimated Duration: 12 months



PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Mechanical  Systems  Design & Analyst Engineer 4 Top Secret in El Segundo, CA
  • Leads and provides technical quality review of the development and documentation of mechanical and fluid systems and thermal environment to establish the system design.
  • Leads activities to validate and verify mechanical and fluid systems requirements.
  • Leads the development, maintenance or modification of system components'' designs/proposals to provide installation and detail documentation.
  • Performs and documents analyses.
  • Manages supplier development, test and production activities and directs the supplier to optimize integration and achieve program goals.
  • Prioritizes, delegates and tracks performance and documentation of analyses of mechanisms/landing gear/ordnance components and systems selecting appropriate methods to validate or assess the design.
  • Supports proposal preparation and new business development efforts.
  • Trains and coaches others.
  • Works under minimal direction.
  • The Lead Mechanical Engineer is responsible for ensuring a comprehensive space vehicle design, with inputs from other design disciplines and systems engineering.
Primary Responsibilities
*Develop and verify space vehicle mechanical design.
*Analyze and verify mechanical performance of hardware components a vehicle.
*Perform detailed system design and verification activities.
*Support system level integration and validation.
*Analyze system level performance.
*Perform analyses and trades in support of a rapid prototype system.
*Manage performance of critical suppliers to ensure subsystem compliance and delivery.

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Aerospace, Civil or Mechanical Engineering. *9 years or more of experience in aircraft or spacecraft mechanical design. *3 years or more of experience in supplier technical evaluation and technical performance management.

Basic Qualifications
  • This position requires sound technical judgment, and the ability to rapidly make decisions that balance the overall space vehicle design.
  • Ideal candidates will possess strong organizational skills and the ability to adapt to a fast-paced and continually changing environment.
  • This position will require strong team-work and communication skills to effectively work across multiple program teams, internal organizations and assist our programs as we grow our teams capabilities.

Preferred Qualifications
*Experience leading an integrated product multi-disciplinary team
*Experience incorporating design requirements from a multi-disciplinary team into mechanical design.
*Experience integrating design at spacecraft level
*Experience working with spacecraft mechanical design
*Experience in development, build and test of small and medium-sized space vehicles
*Experience in dynamic rapid prototyping environment
*Experience working on proprietary programs with a variety of Government entities in a classified environment
*SSBI (Single Scope Background Investigation) highly desired
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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PDS Tech, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay. Please see the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision for more information.

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