Mechanical Engineer (Clifton, NJ New Grad)

Posted On May 14, 2019 Location Newark,New Jersey
Experience 3 yrs- 5 yrs Duration FULLTIME



JOB TITLE:           Mechanical Engineer (Clifton, NJ New Grad)

JOB CODE:           SIS20191305-31299



Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at


Harris is searching for talented entry level Mechanical Engineers to join the Harris team to help design and develop cutting edge communications and digital communications.  Our mechanical engineers produce state of the art systems and products in support of many domains and varied technologies. We build systems in healthcare, weather processing, air traffic control, law enforcement, aircraft avionics, satellite communications, wireless, cyber defense, environmental, and utilities.

  • Perform, design and analysis tasks on complex mechanical hardware including precision mechanisms, electro-mechanical devices, aerospace mechanism design, complex electronics packaging, supporting space-based deployable mechanisms, avionics, phased array antennas, innovative thermal and ground based systems.
  • Program support includes mission/requirements definition, concept generation, trade studies, design sensitivity/optimization studies, preliminary and final design, thermal analysis, structural analysis, component selection, integration and test support, materials selection, CAD 3D solid modeling, design documentation and collaboration with manufacturing operations for fabrication in a program team environment.
  • In charge of various environmental testing activities ranging from development to final product qualification testing. Responsible for understanding customer needs, generating test procedures and finally executing the test.
  • Structural analyst with experience in component stress analysis, design development through incorporation of analytical techniques, normal modes, buckling, deflection, stiffness and random vibration analysis for sub-system development and/or composites structures analysis techniques. Individual will be responsible for leading analysis and design efforts and collaborating results with other teams and teammates (system, thermal, optical and electrical). Final structural development will be integrated into the overall system design. Analysis effort will require multiple concurrent modeling efforts, rapid turn-around evaluations of various technologies, including consideration for space-borne and launch environments.


  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, or Materials Science Engineering
  • GPA of 3.0 or greater required
  • The ability to obtain a security clearance


  • CAD or analysis (FEA) tools exposure, and/or experience in mechanical design or analysis of electronic systems, structures, mechanisms, for spacecraft, aircraft, robotics, ground vehicle systems, and electromechanical systems.
  • Familiarity with transducer instrumentation, data collection and or automation and software programming for numerical analysis.
  • Knowledge and experience with Structural analysis packages (eg Patran, Nastran,
    Femap, Abaqus, and/or Hyperworks)
  • Familiarity with SigFit, Matlab, and Pro/E CAD software

Security Clearance:

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one.  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. 

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.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.


Location: USA - NJ - Clifton
Activation Date: Monday, May 13, 2019
Expiration Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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