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Job Category: Senior Mechanical Engineer - Structural Analysis

Company: Alten

Job Id: 2631

Status: Full-Time



Job Title:
 Senior Mechanical Engineer – Structural Analysis


Who we are

ALTEN Technology provides inspired solutions to highly complex business and technical problems. We focus on accelerating time-to-market and ensuring a profitable outcome for a diverse client base that is focused on the medical and aerospace industries.


By providing a full complement of engineering services aligned to the entire product lifecycle, ALTEN Technology enables companies to accelerate product development and drive more predictability and productivity into their businesses. Working with ALTEN Technology, companies gain the critical insights necessary to develop products that make a difference and create a better world.


We provide proven value and predictable results in demanding and regulated markets by employing our core competencies in:


  • Project Management
  • Product and System Engineering
  • Core Engineering Disciplines
  • Knowledge Integration
  • NPD and Sustaining Engineering


ALTEN Group, our parent company, has been a leader in engineering and information technology for more than 30 years. ALTEN Group operates in 30 countries across Europe, North America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East and employs more than 36,000 people, 88% of whom are engineers. The company covers the whole development cycle and offers a choice of service levels, from technology consulting to complete project outsourcing.

When you join ALTEN Technology, you join a group of people passionate about collaborating to solve some of the world’s most technical engineering challenges. Our success is tied to taking care of our employees by building relationships and providing opportunities for mentorship and career growth. We offer comprehensive benefits for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance; a 401(k) plan with employer matching; paid time off (PTO); and mentorship to help you take your career to the next level.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities are outlined below, but other duties may be assigned. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  1. Mechanical Engineering role:
  • Analyze mechanical and electromechanical components and assemblies using finite element analysis (FEA) for structural, thermal, kinematic, and dynamic loads.
  • Generate hand calculations to support design decisions.
  • Estimate scope and duration of proposed analysis efforts and communicate associate outputs to stakeholders (schedule, budget, deliverables)
  • Provide inputs to project planning, budgeting, scheduling, and tracking.
  • Communicate with vendors, team, and PM for the advancement of projects.
  • Identify design and product risks and mitigations.
  • Compile and present complete analysis documentation so product designs can be produced while meeting the proper regulatory requirements consistent with ALTEN Technology’s Quality System processes.
  • Compile and present complete engineering analysis documentation so product designs can be produced while meeting the proper regulatory requirements.
  • Communicate and coordinate with other disciplines including Mechanical Designers, Systems Engineering, and Program Managers.


  1. Mechanical Engineering Leadership role:
  • Serve as primary technical resource and/or lead teams.
  • Provide technical oversight, training, and mentoring.
  • Complete technical reviews of team member work.
  • Interact with customer to derive requirements and communicate technical direction.
  • Work with Project Management and Systems Engineering to understand system-level requirements, implement forward actions to Mechanical Engineering team members, and identify scope creep.


  1. Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

  • Expert in FEA using ANSYS Mechanical for structural and thermal analysis of mechanical and electromechanical components.
  • Knowledge of CAD packages (preferably PTC Creo) and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to present and report technical findings.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems using engineering principles without supervision. 
  • Ability to generate hand calculations to support design decisions.
  • Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. 
  • Ability to share and manage time among multiple projects effectively.
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in engineering from an accredited college or university plus 7+ years of product development and analysis experience; or Master’s Degree (M.S.) in engineering plus 5+ year of product development and analysis experience.


  1. Desired skills:
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical experience
  • Pressurized systems experience

Note: Due to our work in aerospace and defense industries, only US Persons (citizens or permanent residents) need apply for this position.

This job description doesn't constitute a contract of employment and ALTEN Technology may exercise its employment-at-will rights at any time.


ALTEN Technology is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


ALTEN Technology is a an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our Policy is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status.