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Principal Mechanical Engineer Thermal Analysis

El Segundo, California

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Responsibilities

Job Description:
Successful candidate for Principal Mechanical Engineer 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 Principal Mechanical Engineer will work to influence the efficiency and suitability of the thermal design and may support internal design reviews.
Required Skills:
  • Minimum of eight years of experience with thermal analysis or other relevant discipline
  • 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
  • US Citizenship is required
  • U.S. Citizenship is required as you must be able to obtain a DoD Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.
​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
Desired Education:
  • MS or PhD in related field from an accredited university
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Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Intelligence & Space delivers the disruptive technologies our customers need to succeed in any domain, against any challenge. A developer of advanced sensors, training, and cyber and software solutions, Raytheon Intelligence & Space provides a decisive advantage to civil, military and commercial customers in more than 40 countries around the world. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the business generated $15 billion in pro forma annual revenue in 2019 and has 39,000 employees worldwide. Raytheon Intelligence & Space is one of four businesses that form Raytheon Technologies Corporation.

Relocation Eligible
No

Clearance Type
TS/SCI

Expertise
Mechanical Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
CA - El Segundo

Raytheon Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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