Principal - Mechanical Engineer


Job Description

BAE Systems is hiring for a Principal Mechanical Engineer!

At BAE Systems, we deliver a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Products encompass a wide range of technologies including digital electronics, RF and analog circuits, mechanical chassis and packaging. If you are an individual that enjoys a cohesive team environment and is interested in a variety of challenges across a variety of products, then we are interested in hearing from you!

Responsible for the design, integration, manufacturing and mechanical testing of hardware and subsystems for advanced products. Role will include advising projects; leading small teams; performing design, analysis and conducting acceptance testing of the products.

Additional responsibilities:
  • A familiarly with design process including conceptual development, physical design, support to procurement, assembly, engineering test, debug, integration and support of product qualification.
  • The candidate should possess an understanding in the application of heat transfer principles, strength of materials, materials selection, design for vibration environments and the ability to apply those principles to unique mechanical design challenges.
  • The ability to perform thermal and or structural analysis using industry simulation tools (ANSYS).
  • Leading small design teams and the ability to effectively communicate within the team is required.
  • Candidate shall also be able to work within a broader program team and or supplier(s) and be able to communicate across functional boundaries in order to solve problems and achieve common goals.
  • The candidate shall possess good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Maintain a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety objectives and policies and rules.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with peers and customers to resolve technical problems and implement solutions.

**Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status**


Required Education, Experience, & Skills

Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline or equivalent.

Proven technical leadership with mechanical projects from design through successful test.

Ability to obtain Secret clearance.


Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Minimum of 8 years professional experience. Minimum of 5 years of DoD program experience, familiarity with military and commercial standards.
Experience with design and build of electronic systems.

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Electronic Systems, based in Nashua, New Hampshire, provides systems and products that maximize the effectiveness and safety of fighting forces and first responders. Its offerings include infrared countermeasures and electronic protection systems for military and civilian aircraft; information management systems; signal acquisition, analysis, and exploitation systems that optimize use of the electromagnetic spectrum by friendly forces while denying its use by adversaries; interoperable communications systems for firefighters and other first responders; thermal weapon sights; precision targeting systems; situational awareness systems for ground vehicles; night-vision systems; identification friend or foe systems; and radiation-hardened electronics. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression