Polaris Alpha Advanced Systems, a Parsons Company, is seeking a customer-oriented, mechanical engineer with experience and technical capabilities to support the U.S. Army Night Vision and Electronics Sensors Directorate (NVESD) at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Candidate should possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering with five to seven years of related experience. The candidate will provide technical expertise for current and future work for onsite customers and must be willing do hands-on work in a lab and/or field environment. Must be able to document work and analysis, prepare written reports of findings, and provide engineering analysis as necessary. Should also possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and be able to work both independently as well as with a diverse laboratory team. Must be able to clearly communicate results of analysis and assessments and recommend new approaches and technical solutions.
This position requires the selected candidate to hold an active Department of Defense secret level security clearance which requires US citizenship while working in support of a government contract.
• Experience with all principles of mechanical engineering
• Ability to design, fabricate, and integrate sensors within varied platforms
• Ability to review engineering design documentation and assess actual performance vs. expected performance
• Ability to perform field inspections
• Ability to generate documentation and reports for systems engineering
• Familiarity with Creo and Pro/Engineer preferred
• Possess a working knowledge in performing analysis of systems’ operation.
• Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills, independent judgment, and strong analytical skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a broader engineering team
• Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering required
• Minimum of five years of proven experience in mechanical engineering with application of desired skill sets
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