Mechanical Engineer: RF Subsystems

Calabasas, CA
Science & Engineering - Sensors & Electronics Laboratory – Sensors & Electronics /
Regular /
Based in Southern California with locations in Malibu, Calabasas, Westlake Village and Camarillo; HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art. 

Essential Duties:
Contribute technical expertise and work within a fast-paced team of scientists and engineers on the development of next generation RF/mmWave Subsystems. Candidate will be expected to work within diverse teams taking responsibility for the design, FEA modeling, implementation, and integration of mechanical and thermal solutions for advanced RF prototypes.  
Job functions will include:
Work with RF and electrical engineering teams to design mechanical and thermal assemblies to meet customer requirements.
Perform thermal and structural analysis of mechanical assemblies and thermal management systems for electronics and RF subsystems 
Lead the development of mechanical assemblies and thermal management systems from design through fabrication, integration and testing.
Prepare comprehensive documentation including design specifications, component drawings, assembly drawings, tolerance analysis and interface control documents with application of GD&T 
Support design reviews and implement design for manufacturing principles. 
Perform or oversee fabrication and testing of assemblies.

Required Skills:
Must be proficient with Solidworks to create detailed 3D models and technical drawings of components and assemblies.
General knowledge of GD&T is required and how it relates to processing methods. 
Experience with FEA analysis tools such as Ansys or COMSOL.
At least 4 years of experience designing, implementing, and testing mechanical assemblies and/or thermal management systems.
Working knowledge of mechanical and thermal design principles from the component to subsystem level, including operation, controls, safety, etc.
Understanding of structural and thermal analysis and fluid dynamics
Familiarity with MILSPEC standards and qualification of hardware for DoD applications
Understanding of ASME Y14.5. and ASME Y14.100 a plus.
Basic understanding of electronic and/or RF systems is a plus. 
Understanding of RF components and devices.
Working knowledge of electronic parts and components, including connectors, cables, printed circuit boards and device packages
Product life cycle, vibration, environmental testing experience is a plus.

Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.

The base salary range for this full-time position is $132,765 - $165,983 + bonus + benefits.
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HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our Regular/Full Time benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.

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