Harris Corporation Senior Thermal Engineer in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Senior Thermal Engineer 10/6/17--MechanicalUSA - IN - Fort Wayne




Job ID: SIS20170610-21246


Sr. Thermal Engineer

Job ID: SIS20170610-21246

Job Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

Job Description:

Thermal Engineer to perform design, development and analysis tasks on complex mechanical hardware including precision space structures and mechanisms, electro-mechanical hardware, opto-mechanical and complex electronic packaging in a program team environment. Position includes program support and technical leadership over requirements definition and compliance verification, concept generation, material selection, trade studies, design sensitivity/optimization studies, preliminary and final design, design documentation, and assembly/integration and testing. Candidate must have strong proficiency in thermal design and analysis using Thermal Desktop or equivalent software, must have thermal management experience including cryogenic cooling using passive and active technologies; and ability to work independently, lead a technical team, or contribute in a multi-disciplined team environment.


  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related Engineering discipline with 10+ years of experience, or equivalent.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related Engineering discipline with 3+ years of experience.

  • Master degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related Engineering discipline with 8+ years of experience of experience.

  • Experience in design and analysis of optical IR sensing space based mechanical structures, electronics packaging and mechanisms.

  • Good technical presentation and technical writing proficiency.

  • Ability to derive subsystem requirements, write subsystem and module specification and provide technical direction to teams and subcontractors.

  • Good working knowledge of:

  • NASA/NOAA requirements

  • Requirements management (DOORs)

  • Thermal analysis tools

  • Materials and coatings

  • Contamination control

  • EVMS management

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain security clearances. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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LocationUSA - IN - Fort Wayne