About the Role
GALT Aerospace is seeking a talented Mechanical Engineer to perform all Mechanical Systems Design related to Communication Mission Payload System Development and Installation Design onto the Platform. At GALT Aerospace, Mechanical Engineers are responsible for collaborative, complex designs of structural, thermal management, and size, weight, and power (SWAP)-constrained systems for airborne, ground-based mobile, and shipborne military command, control, and communication systems.
This individual would act as a responsible design engineer (RDE) on Mechanical hardware for multiple systems and programs. The candidate will be responsible for all Mechanical hardware development including: Mechanical System design, Structural and Thermal analysis, detailed Mechanical System Installation design onto SWaP constrained platforms, performing customer briefings/reviews, hardware test, site integration, and post-delivery support.
The candidate will work closely with other engineering functions in a team environment, including: Flight Engineering, Systems Engineering, Product Engineering, Software Engineering, Production, Procurement, and Program Management to meet schedule and technical performance requirements.
Job location is work onsite with possible occasional/part-time telecommuting. Minimal domestic travel required, possibly 10% of time.
The ideal candidate has a broad range of experience with many of the following:
System and Platform level Mechanical design, development, test, and integration
Support Rapid Prototyping, I&T, and Demonstration of Complex Integrated Systems.
Work within a small cross-functional team to ensure Creative solutions to novel problems
Ability and desire to guide/mentor junior engineers
Specify components and work directly with specialty suppliers and sub-contractors
Compose and present design reviews for internal and external customers
Develop TDP (Tech Data) and performance data packages
Required Skills, Experience, and Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related STEM degree from an accredited institution
10+ years of experience in a related Engineering Environment
Military &/or Aircraft related Mechanical System Design and I&T experience
U.S. Citizenship required
Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) personnel security clearance required
Preferred Skills, Experience and Education
Thermal/ heat transfer Analysis
Familiar with CFD-aerodynamic
Familiar with aircraft and aircraft structures
Platform Installation Design for Military and Airborne systems.
Design and test experience in comm systems / RF technology
RF Systems Analysis and RF measurement
Integration of various Military radios on an airborne platform
Airborne Wiring, Cabling, and routing with knowledge of EMI-EMC ramifications
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Advanced studies / Degree in a STEM area
Active DOD Secret, TS/SCI, or SSBI clearance
Must be able to sit or stand for 1 hour at a time
Must be able to operate a computer
About the Company
Global Air Logistics and Training, Inc. (GALT Aerospace) is a non-traditional defense contractor whose vision is a rapid innovator solving the world’s critical security challenges to enable warriors to win…decisively. GALT Aerospace subscribes to Col John Boyd’s tenet “Wars are won by people, ideas and equipment, IN THAT ORDER.” Warriors need tools (equipment) that are flexible. GALT Aerospace will always satisfy the warrior with such tools.
Founded in 2015, GALT Aerospace provides simple, effective information capabilities to support all levels of war and to drive information to the lowest levels possible, enabling faster decision cycles and decisive results. GALT Aerospace uniquely focuses on architecture solutions, effective open systems integration and rapid prototyping, fielding and operations.
At GALT Aerospace, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary and nationally relevant systems. We look for people who have bold new ideas, with courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future and have fun. Our culture is based on Customer Focused Innovation, which thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we strive to do what others think is impossible. Our Programs are typically Rapid Development and Demonstrations of Advanced Integrated Communication Systems in a SWaP-constrained military airborne platform.