Principal Mechanical Engineer

Researches, plans, designs and develops mechanical products and systems such as instruments, controls, robots, engines, machines and mechanical, thermal hydraulic or heat transfer systems for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy. Applies research to the planning, design, development, and testing of mechanical and/or electromechanical systems, instruments, controls, engines, and/or machines.

Basic Qualifications:
- BS Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering w/5-8 years' experience in satellite liquid propulsion system design and/or manufacturing.

- Experience as a lead propulsion subsystem engineer performing spacecraft system design definition, including review and direction over the development of manufacturing drawings with cognizance of fluid system analysis, component selection and procurement, subsystem test and launch operations support.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience as a cost account manager with direct budget and schedule responsibilities. Must be comfortable using industry standard accounting methods (EVMS or similar) to verify cost and schedule variances for complete subsystem deliverables.

- Clearance; SSBI, SCI level, w/ polygraph; direct work experience with cleared program protocols.

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