Sr. Mechanical Engineer

  • Polaris Alpha LLC.
  • Fort Meade, MD
  • Sep 16, 2018
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Polaris Alpha LLC.

Req # 2740
Security Clearance Eligible
Position Type Full Time
Location Fort Meade, MD - Columbia MD Client Site


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Job Description

Columbia, MD
**US Citizenship Required**

Fourth Dimension Engineering in Columbia, Maryland is seeking a talented and experienced Mechanical Engineer to join a small, fast-paced team designing, developing, integrating and testing complex real-time embedded hardware and software systems.
The successful candidate will have experience in the following areas:

o Designing and drafting utilizing 3D computer-aided design (CAD) (i.e. Solidworks)
o Electronic and/or microelectronic packaging design
o Manufacturing process development, tool design, and equipment set-up/operation to support prototype and/or high volume production builds
o Researching, qualifying and adapting new microelectronics packaging and assembly techniques
o Conducting and documenting engineering trade studies, analyses and tests.
o Collaborating with and training highly-skilled manufacturing technicians, assembly operators and engineers within a team setting
o Development, validation and optimization of thermal and structural finite element analysis (FEA) models (i.e. CFdesign)
o Engineering statistics background - Statistical Process Control (SPC), Design of Experiments (DOE)
o Failure analysis background - preferred, not required
o Troubleshooting and resolving equipment problems - preferred, not required
o Hands-on fabrication, assembly and test of 1st article engineering prototypes - preferred, not required
o Experience with machine shop equipment such as manual or CNC mills, manual lathes, drill presses, band saws, shears and experience with molding, casting, or vacuum casting - preferred, not required
o Familiarity with microelectronic assembly techniques - preferred, not required
Surface Mount Technology (SMT) - solder paste dispense, component pick and place, reflow, underfill, inspection
Hybrid - wafer processing (dice, backgrind, sort, inspect), die attach, wire bonding, flip chip, dam & fill, transfer molding, balling, lidding, laser/ink marking, inspection
We are looking for a self-motivated individual who can operate in a less structured, free thinking environment, but who can also contribute to and support overall team success.

Required Skills

Position requirements:
• Bachelor/Master degree from an accredited college or university in Mechanical, Microelectronics, Manufacturing, Materials, Electrical Engineering, Physics or equivalent
• At least 7 years of engineering experience in a similar position.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Strong organizational skills and multitasking abilities.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to prepare written requirements and specifications.

If you meet the requirements above and are interested in joining a high-performance development team, APPLY NOW!