Senior Mechanical Engineer
SARA, INC - Colorado Springs, CO

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Sr. Mechanical Engineer specializing in Machine Design

At SARA, Inc., you will be given the opportunity to take part in research and development projects in support of national security needs. Come join our growing research and development team and help us conceive tomorrows aerospace technologies. SARA is a world leader in acoustic-related aerospace research. We work with all R&D branches of the US government and our list of partners includes Americas major aerospace companies. We enjoy mentoring our engineers and scientists but also give them responsibility and creative freedom.

Scientific Applications and Research Associates (SARA) is seeking inventive experts with accomplishments in robotics, machine design, and physics. We especially value candidates that have a knack for big picture thinking as well as the analytic/experimental tools to understand critical details and first principles. SARA employees are highly self-motivated. They enjoy themselves while excelling as members of a multi-disciplinary R&D team.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Physics and/or PhD Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent experience. As this division continues to grow, we are developing offices in Colorado Springs, CO. This position will be based in Colorado Springs. Relocation considerations may apply. Candidates should be US citizens that are able to apply for and obtain US security clearances.

Job Scope

We will develop advanced mechanical systems The Sr. Physics and/or Sr. mechanical engineer will support and lead projects to develop mechanisms with special purpose in high voltage.

Minimum Requirements

• Experience using 3-D CAD. (SolidWorks, ProE, Autocad, etc.)

• A willingness and ability to travel for field tests and customer briefings,

including occasional extended travel working long days at remote test sites

• The completion of self-directed projects that remains relevant to division R&D goals

• Ability to work as a member of a small disciplined team of developers

• Demonstrated written and oral communication skills, organization of thought

• Motivated self-starter, able to complete projects with minimal supervision

• U.S. citizenship and ability to obtain security clearance

About SARA, Inc.

Scientific Applications & Research Associates, Inc. ( www.sara.com ) is a small, leading edge Research & Development Company with a wide spectrum of technologies in commercial and military applications. We have expertise in high-power electro-magnetic radiation, magnetic and electric field detection, acoustic sensing, directed energy diagnostics and alternative energy technologies.

SARA is dedicated to research and development of military and commercial systems. We operate in small teams and provide opportunities for independent research in new fields and technology. SARA is an EEOC/Title VII/ADA compliant employer, with medical and dental benefits, tuition support, flexible work hours, employee project bonus and stock ownership. Salaries at SARA are competitive and are commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the individual. SARA is located in the Los Angeles/Orange County area of Southern California and also has offices in Colorado Springs, CO.

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Scientific Applications & Research Associates (SARA), Inc., was formed in 1989 to harness the creativity, innovation and entrepreneur...