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POST DATE 9/19/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

CIS Secure Computing, Inc. Sterling, VA

Sterling, VA
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Job Classification
Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES:Designs and develops solutions to modify OEM equipment for the secure computing marketplace in order to meet essential EMI requirements in accordance with the product development lifecycle.Develops mechanical and electromechanical products by studying system requirements, conducting trade studies, performing engineering analyses, designing components using solid mechanical engineering principles, managing the integration and test of prototypes, and supporting production.Ensures that assigned products are designed and developed in a manner that meets or exceeds system requirements in a creative and efficient manner in order to maintain competitive edge in marketplace.Utilizes concurrent engineering practices, such as, design for manufacturing (DFM), design for assembly (DFA), and design for cost (DFC) in order to improve the overall design quality and profitability working in a cross function team of engineers.Designs quality mechanical components and assemblies, using 3D modeling techniques, in a proficient manner in order to maintain schedule objectives.Generates necessary documentation packages (specifications, drawings, BOMs, etc.) to facilitate accurate and quality production builds.Supports Manufacturing by developing the appropriate processes, tools, fixtures, and equipment to improve production and increase quality.Conducts thorough root cause analyses to evaluate issues in order to implement corrective actions and resolutions in a timely manner.Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops or training courses, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies. Basic Qualifications:Must be a US Citizen Education and Experience:Bachelor s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and work experience in the field. Degree is highly preferred.Minimum of five years of relevant work experience designing and developing products in a medium to high level production rate. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Excellent understanding in the design of electronics packaged products meeting either commercial or military level requirements including EMI.Proficiency with SolidWorks or other comparable 3D parametric software.Proficiency in the use of product data management (PDM) software to manage and control data items.Familiarity with ERP/MRP software. M1 software preferred.Ability to conduct thermal or stress analyses using solid mechanical engineering principles or software analysis tools. Proven ability to identify, analyze, and provide successful solutions to engineering problems.Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced production environment to meet schedule commitments in accordance with the product development lifecycle.Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to contribute in a team first environment.Excellent written and oral communication skills for interaction with staff and customers.Effective presentation skills and ability to professionally respond to questions and comments. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is:Regularly required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and talk or hearFrequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.Regularly expected to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.Specific vision abilities require close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: Regular exposure to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles; occasional exposure to risk of electrical shockThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. This job description is not designed to cover or contain an inexhaustible listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required by the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/ Disabled

Company Description:

CIS Secure Computing is a leading provider of communications and computing solutions for government and commercial customers. CIS designs and manufactures a wide range of products including modifying Commercial-off-the-Shelf IT equipment to support stringent government requirements. Our customers include the defense, intelligence, law enforcement, and homeland security communities whose missions depend heavily on their ability to communicate and exchange information in a secure manner and to operate in challenging physical environments.

Join a dynamic, growing organization. Our technical assemblers, engineers, and sales staff play a critical role in the our success. If you desire to make a difference, CIS is the place to be. If you enjoy camaraderie, teamwork, and meeting goals, CIS is the place to be. We believe in working hard, having fun, and being successful. Qualified candidates must apply through the CIS website.