Abaco Systems is looking for highly motivated Mechanical Engineers with excellent design and debug skills, to help design and deploy our market-leading products. You will engage in a collaborative, rapidly-changing environment to design and support groundbreaking new technologies. In this position, you will focus on mechanical solutions for rugged environments, thermal and structural simulations, as well as prototype product assembly and testing. Design, develop, and support next-generation FPGA and RF products in an exciting high growth market. The fast-paced Abaco RF&DSP team develops leading edge ruggedized ADC, DAC, and digital signal processing products as part of a global company providing turnkey and off the shelf solutions for the defense and science industries. New challenges arise every day that require sharp problem-solving skills of talented and smart individuals. Join us in a collaborative and hands-on environment that fosters engineering excellence, creativity, and innovation.
Design, develop, modify, and evaluate electronic packaging for use in Mil/Aero applications.
Determine design approaches and parameters.
Model components and systems as well as create drawing packages for fabrication.
Perform structural and CFD thermal analysis of electronic systems.
Support vibration and thermal testing of aerospace systems.
Support board and system builds.
Interface with customers and vendors to ensure product/component performance to customer specifications and to appropriate standards
Other duties as assigned
Skills & Competencies:
Experience using SolidWorks or 3D CAD software.
Understanding of Materials and Processes used in electronic packaging
Familiarity with vibration and thermal testing
Experience performing root cause analysis
Familiarity with military requirements
Background in designing rugged military electronic systems and PCBs is desired
Ability to work in teams and achieve design and schedule targets while managing design constraints
Highly motivated with the ability to make decisions and solve problems with little supervision
Experience mentoring junior level engineers.
Oral and written communication skills
Interpersonal and leadership skills
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering from an accredited university or college.
10+ years of mechanical design experience, including thermal analysis, CFD analysis, structural analysis, and vibration analysis.
Abaco is a Department of Defense (DoD) supplier and as such employees may work with or be exposed to controlled information that may only be seen or handled by US citizens or qualified permanent residents.