Sr Mechanical Engineer I - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

Job Description:

Successful candidate for Senior Mechanical Engineer II will conduct thermal analysis for space flight missions as well as IRAD/CRAD space programs. They will typically perform analysis tasks under minimum supervision of senior analysts and will often be part of a larger design/analysis team. Analysis tasks will typically be for EO/IR or RF hardware designs with analysis tasks for evaluating orbital conditions, sizing heaters, straps, and isolators, and performing STOP analysis. More advanced analysis techniques will be learned as required. Analysis support will be provided through all phase of the program life-cycle, from proposal, to conceptual design/requirements derivation, to PDR/CDR, and build/test/delivery. The Senior Mechanical Engineer II will work to influence the efficiency and suitability of the thermal design and may support internal design reviews.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of four years of experience with thermal analysis, or two years with a Master's Degree, or school experience with a PhD
  • Familiarity with commercial Finite Element Analysis codes, preferably Thermal Desktop, NX, TMG, or similar will be considered
  • Experience with using hand-calculations for thermal analysis using Excel, Matlab, TK Solver, or other
  • Experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to discuss technical material with others
  • Ability to solve difficult moderate problems by applying basic scientific principles, theories and concepts
  • Relevant thermal experience within the last 5 years
  • US Citizenship is required
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance

Desired Skills:
  • Experience in planning, preparation, and execution of TVAC test
  • Knowledge of commercial CAD software, such as Pro/E or similar
  • Ability to read detailed engineering drawings and specifications
  • Possess an active clearance

Required Education:
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or related field from accredited university
  • Minimum of four years of experience with thermal analysis, or two years with a Master's Degree, or school experience with a PhD

Desired Education:
  • MS or PhD in related field from an accredited university

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start

#ideasinorbit #space


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.