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Mechanical Engineer
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Progeny Systems Corporation | San Diego, CA
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Job Description

Job Description:

The position is focused on the design, integration and functional testing of mechanical components including motors, drive systems, undersea pressure vessels, undersea cables and connectors, fiber optics and working closely with electrical engineers to integrate circuit boards, sensors and power electronics. Mechanical and electrical components require design and integration for a number of projects including small autonomous underwater sensors and an innovative thruster. The candidate will work closely with the electrical engineers to integrate and test prototypes.

The key duties are:

* Evaluate mechanical and electromechanical systems and products by designing and conducting research, applying principles of mechanics and structural analysis, fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, hydraulics, heat transfer, and materials.
* Prepare mechanical designs in Solid Works (SW) and document the design in drawings.
* Prepare manufacturing drawings in accordance with ASME Y14.5-2009 as well as Progeny standards and work with the manufacturer to produce the product.
* Perform or assist with the integration of components and prototypes in the laboratory and field.
* Confirm fabrication and develop and document assembly and installation processes.
* Assure system and product quality by designing testing methods, testing components and prototypes.
* Prepare product reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
* Work closely with electrical engineers to model the placement of Printed Circuit Board components and connectors.
* Possess strong systems engineering, test and evaluation and report writing skills.



* Entry level to 7 years of progressive mechanical engineering responsibilities.
* Solid Works modeling and design skills, and experience with metal working and hand tools is required.
* Ability to perform hands-on integration of systems and test devices with minimal oversight is expected.
* Knowledge of Matlab, machining and milling tools and computational fluid dynamics is desired.


* BS in Mechanical, Marine or Aerospace Engineering.
* Entry level to seven years of mechanical engineering responsibilities.

This position requires the applicant to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance.


To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at http://www.progeny.net/careers.

About Progeny Systems

Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.

As a small business, Progeny Systems is a participant in the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Progeny Systems has a proven track record of transitioning numerous SBIR contract awards into full-scale production, and has also successfully competed with large defense corporations. Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.

Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:

* United States Navy
* United States Air Force
* United States Army
* Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
* National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)

About Progeny Systems Corporation

Progeny Systems provides revolutionary real-world solutions for commercial and government organizations. Building on our staff's many years of experience solving complex problems for U.S. defense, Progeny Systems is an up-and-coming leader in the design, development, and production of signal processing and communications systems. Today we're expanding into non-defense sectors including information technology, Internet applications, and graphics processing. As we continue to drive innovation, we have challenging opportunities for technology and business professionals who want to work in an entrepreneurial company that prides itself on solving some of the toughest high-tech challenges. We are especially interested in individuals that can bring new capabilities and business opportunities to Progeny Systems. If you have drive, talent, and ideas, you owe it to yourself to explore a career with Progeny. We encourage people to pursue the right career path and to demonstrate how far high performance and hard work can go! We embrace differences among people, seek out diverse perspectives, and respect creativity and enthusiasm. As a member of our team, you will work with exceptionally talented people in an atmosphere that fosters creativity and ongoing professional development.