Lead Hardware Engineer
at Geologics Corporation

Date Posted: 10/19/2019

Job Description

Lead Hardware Engineer with Active Clearance needed immediately!!
The mission is critical and this job is important
If you're interested in:
  • Technologies that aren’t just top-notch, they’re often super-secret
  • Working with a team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what’s next
  • Having the opportunity to gain new knowledge - as it’s discovered
  • The ability to work with a fun and diverse group of colleagues
  • Being recognized and rewarded for excellence 
  • Competitive compensation and generous benefits package
  • Having a good work-life balance
  • Flexible work schedules (9/80)
  • Working with GREAT managers and diverse workforce
  • Being part of a team that promotes Ongoing professional and personal development
This Lead Engineering role offers an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  Once hired for this senior position, you will work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. 

  • Active DOD SECRET Security clearance is required (at this point, it can take up to 2 years to get a clearance so must have active clearance in hand)
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS of successful applicant:
  • IPT Lead for a small team (3-5 people) of mechanical and electrical engineers responsible for hardware design, development, documentation, and life cycle support. 
  • Understands and performs design and development in such areas as mechanical, thermal, hydraulic, thermodynamic, or heat transfer for production, transmission, measurement, and use of mechanical and/or electromechanical systems, instruments, controls, engines and/or machines.  Also have a good understanding and working knowledge of electrical design, equipment, components, and systems.
  • Leads development of strategic tasks or small to mid-size projects by applying engineering and organizational knowledge and expertise to achieve technical goals
  • Provides technical input to Project or Engineering Management in linking project-related strategy to achieve business goals
  • Monitors the project from initiation through delivery including planning and directing schedules and monitoring budget/spending
  • Understands and interprets the technical, organizational and process aspects of the task assigned and can relate them to the technical needs of the overall project or organization
  • Plans and executes small to mid-size projects or task elements within larger projects, organizations, or for groups of projects
  • Responsible for the completion of assigned engineering tasks or mid-size projects within budgetary and scheduling guidelines
  • Directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering tasks or small projects within area of assigned responsibility
  • Actively uncovers technical and organizational risks and ensures they are included in risk mitigation plans
  • Participates in development of program strategies and teaming strategies as they relate to the assigned project
  • Participates in the development of executable project plans on proposals
  • May provide leadership and/or direction to employees. Mentors lower labor grades in mechanical principles and project performance
  • Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors
  • Carries out other tasks, not listed, assigned by supervisor
  • Travel may be required
  • Abilty to Develop and review engineering drawings and technical documentations.
  • Proficiency with using AutoCAD Inventor drawing and modeling software.
  • Experience with hardware cabinets, enclosure, and structural design used in undersea platforms (i.e. submarines).
  • Must understand installation of equipment for thermal and mechanical stress/safety considerations and have good understanding and working knowledge of electrical hardware design and components.  
  • Strong experience with:
    • environmental qualification testing of hardware and system components, including EQT test development and execution.
    • manufacturing and production processes, procedures, and standards (e.g. IPC620, ANSI, EIA, etc.). Support the build, inspection, and qualification of components, equipment, and assemblies.
  • Solid understanding, experience, and working knowledge of the AN/BQQ-10 SONAR system.
  • Progam schedule and cost management and reporting.  Understanding of EVMS is a plus.
  • Strong communication skills. Interface with managers, engineering project and team leads, and customers. Able to lead and guide a small team.
  • Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction
  • Comfortable with multitasking and customer presentations.
  • All Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Prefer proficient knowledge of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) tools
  • Demonstrated
    • proficiency in writing technical papers and proposals
    • history of leading an engineering project and team
  • Exercise creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance.
  • Deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customers changing business needs.
  • Support and engage in programs, projects and practices behind the company's culture and strategy, and comply with all policies and procedures.
  • Driven to follow industry and department trends and developments to ensure all services are consistent with, and/or superior to, industry best practices.
  • Must be highly proficient engineer able to perform all responsibilities associated with the position and ideally have the ability to handle more complex assignments
GeoLogics is an Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran
NOTE:  Must be a US Citizen with an Active DoD Secret Clearance to be eligible for consideration. We cannot work with third parties or outside agencies for this direct hire full time position with excellent benefits. 

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Fairfax, VA
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 10/19/2019

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