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FORT WAYNE, IN · Manufacturing

Job Description: 
Design and development of space borne precision mechanisms, mirrors and mounts, and cryogenic optical systems for IR payloads.  Includes completing mechanical systems analysis, architecture definition, Specification and ICD development with supporting trade studies. 


Essential Functions:

  • Mechanical systems leadership for IR payloads and subsystems from requirement allocations and flow downs to specification and interface definition and compliance verification
  • Detailed mechanical design skills of precision mechanisms for IR payloads including optical gimbals, deployment mechanisms, flexures and mirror mounts for cryogenic applications
  • Leadership of small to mid-sized cross-functional design teams for IR payloads and mechanical subsystems
  • Strong communication skills for internal and external presentations and reviews


  • Ability to obtain DOD secret security clearance is required
  • BSME or MSME
  • 6 years minimum of relevant experience with Space borne hardware
  • Excellent team player

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Secret Clearance desired
  • Creo 4 fluency
  • Team leadership
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