Senior Mechanical Engineer at SAIC in Huntsville, Alabama

Posted in Other 15 days ago.

Job Description:

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Date Posted: 2021-11-22

Category: Engineering and Sciences

Subcategory: Mechanical Engr

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Minimum Clearance Required: Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Potential for Remote Work: No


SAIC is looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama on Redstone Arsenal to assist in mechanical hardware design and technical data package creation.

This position will support a variety of hardware engineering projects within the Army to include: training sets, test assets, tactical enclosures and prototypes. 

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Apply mechanical engineering knowledge to design tactical and non-tactical enclosures for military applications

  • Create and review 3D models and 2D drawings

  • Integrate commercial off the shelf (COTS) and government furnished equipment (GFE)

  • Track and report status to program management and support in design reviews where necessary

  • Be able to work in a fast paced environment and manage evolving design requirements

  • Assist programs in hardware selections

  • Understand and apply principles of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)

  • Assign tasks to junior engineers



  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; four (4) years of experience accepted in lieu of degree


  • SolidWorks 3D CAD and 2D drawing experience

  • Technical data package creation

  • Understanding of ASME Y14 and MIL-STD-31000B

  • Experience with defining Mechanical Design requirements 

  • Understanding of military hardware and specifications

  • Ability to work as a team and report daily on progress


  • Must have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance


  • SolidWorks PDM experience

  • GD&T knowledge

  • FEA and CFD analysis experience

  • Bid and proposal experience

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.
SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit
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