Design Specialist II - Electrical Systems - Dulles, Virginia United States - 42501


Job #: 42501
Title: Design Specialist II - Electrical Systems
Job Location: Dulles, Virginia - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $80,000.00 - $90,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


We are looking for a Design Specialist II who will support product design and development activities under the direction of a Mechanical Engineer.



  • Design and modeling of complex mechanical components and assemblies using SolidEdge and/or SolidWorks software packages
  • Create engineering drawings and documentation required for fabrication and assembly of designs utilizing commercial design standards. Assign part tolerances to achieve design intent. Incorporate Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) using ASME Y14.5M-1994 standard
  • Design ruggedized enclosures and mounting structures for electronic and optical assemblies capable of withstanding extreme environments
  • Create designs capable of achieving certification to MIL-STD-810
  • Work effectively with other engineering disciplines during product development to ensure designs meet system level requirements
  • Interface with component vendors and fabrication facilities to select components and processes which satisfy design requirements and conform to best practice
  • Incorporate Design for Manufacturing (DFM) concepts within new products to reduce manufacturing costs.
  • Process engineering change requests by incorporating mechanical changes within the product design documentation
  • Support formal design reviews and communicate mechanical design concepts
  • Effectively and efficiently manage engineering changes
  • Deliver products on schedule and within budget
  • Leads all aspects of project initiatives to conclusion, within cost and schedule constraints
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned
  • All employees are expected to be in compliance with government and corporate laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other technical degree



  • 6 or more years working within conventional engineering drawing practices required
  • Design experience with military grade ruggedized chassis and components, familiarity with DFM, and familiarity with MIL-STD-810 requirements and certification
  • Experience in the mitigation of shock, vibration, and temperature effects on sensitive electronics and optical equipment through mechanical design
  • Experience designing machined, injection molded, and sheet metal components, as well as experience designing metal castings
  • Proven track record of delivering products on schedule and within budget
  • 10 years’ experience with Pro/E, Solidworks and/or SolidEdge software preferred



  • Must have ability to obtain and/or maintain DoD clearance
  • Knowledge of GD&T per ASME Y14.5M-1994 and capability of assigning tolerances to parts reflective of design intent
  • Work ethic that enthusiastically persists until project goals are achieved
  • Highly technical, hands-on designer with a passion for technology
  • Results-oriented
  • Team player
  • Lead by example
  • Self-accountable for performance
  • Takes absolute ownership
  • High proficiency in written and oral communication

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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