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Sierra Nevada Corporation Mechanical Engineer II in Centennial, Colorado

Do you enjoy designing and developing innovative solutions to solve toughproblems? Join our team to deliver technological solutions in a rapid andagile production environment. Our Mechanical engineers research, design,develop, test, certify, deploy and improve cutting edge products andservices. These cover a very wide range from advanced mission payloads andelectronic systems through highly integrated aircraft to orbital and spaceexploration systems. You'll conceptualize and deliver complex mechanicalstructures and systems and your technical duties include the design anddevelopment of new products and processes throughout the product lifecycle.At SNC's ISR, Aviation and Security (IAS) team we are a leading mannedand unmanned aircraft systems integrator for high-performance intelligence,surveillance and reconnaissance, and aviation systems. IAS tailors solutionsto customer cost, performance, and schedule requirements and designs toconsistently exceed expectations and provide a turnkey approach to enable ourcustomers to focus on their mission.Must-haves:Bachelor's of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or relatedEngineering discipline and a minimum of 3 or more years of relevant experienceAircraft integration/modification experiencePractical Knowledge of engineering principles and practicesExperience with Computer Aided Engineering toolsFamiliarity working in multidisciplinary design and development teamsAn active Secret U.S. Security Clearance is requiredPreferred:Experience applying and interpreting Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing(GD.and.T) per ASME Y14.5Understanding of Engineering Simulation such as Finite Element StructuralAnalysis (FEA), Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Thermal AnalysisBackground in the Aviation and/or Defense IndustryLiaison engineering experience is a plusFamiliarity with FAA and military certification requirementsReverse engineering of aircraft structuresSolidworks experience is a plusKnowledge of industrystandard mechanical design principles, to include,but not limited to parametric design, modelbased definition, materialhardware selection, manufacturing, and production processesIMPORTANT NOTICE:This position requires current/active Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S.Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. SecurityClearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain asecurity clearance. The Department of Defense Consolidated AdjudicationsFacility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles theadjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process forindustry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of theeligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance tothe US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct,security violations and illegal drug use.At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technologyand best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC hasbeen honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a TierOne Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America'sfastest-growing companies.Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer- Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected statuspursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.