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Mechanical Engineer, Senior Principal

Company: BAE Systems, Inc.
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description You don't see it, but it's there. Our employees work on the world's most advanced electronics. Our technologies can save emissions in the City of Lights, autonomously route Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (UUVs) through optimal task lists, power the Mars Rover, first in class mission management technologies, all protect the F-35 fighter jet, and keep our country and citizens safe. At BAE Systems, you'll be among the brightest minds, working on the maritime and defense industry's most cutting edge I problems. Join our growing UUV business, and you'll have the opportunity to create and develop advanced technology capabilities to meet emerging defense and commercial needs for undersea sensing and exploration.You will be part of a dynamic team designing and swimming next generation UUVs for both commercial and defense applications as the lead mechanical engineer. You will be responsible for the design, integration, manufacturing, and mechanical testing of hardware and subsystems for UUVs that include payloads, pressure vessels, internal chassis mounting, and propulsion systems. The role will include advising projects, leading small teams, performing design analysis, presenting at design reviews, and overseeing acceptance testing of the products.Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status.Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering with 8+ years of relevant experience or Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering with 6+ years of relevant experience or PhD in Mechanical Engineering with 4+ years of relevant experience
  • Active Secret Security Clearance
  • A familiarly with the systems design process including conceptual development, physical design, support to procurement, assembly, engineering test, debug, integration, and support of product qualification.
  • The candidate should possess a deep understanding of the following principles that include heat transfer, strength of materials, materials selection for corrosive salt water environments, external pressure boundaries, military environmental (thermal, vibration, shock, EMI), and the ability to apply those principles to unique mechanical design challenges for the underwater domain.
  • The ability to perform and review Center of Gravity, Center of Buoyancy, CFD, thermal, and structural analysis using industry simulation tools (CREO, Solidworks, ANSYS).
  • Lead small design teams and the ability to effectively communicate on behalf of the team.
  • Ability to communicate and resolve challenging technical problems across a multi-disciplinary engineering team to achieve common goals and implement solutions.
  • Candidate shall also be able to work within a broader program team and or supplier(s) writing Statements of Works (SOW)
  • Able to maintain a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety objectives and policies and rules that includes open water testing.Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
    • Ability to obtain a Top SecretAbout BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers 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. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues. 82146BR

Keywords: BAE Systems, Inc., Plymouth , Mechanical Engineer, Senior Principal, Engineering , Plymouth, Massachusetts

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