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Mechanical Design Engineer

Mobile , Alabama

Job Category: Aerospace

Company: Alten

Job Id: 3026



We’re ALTEN Technology USA, an engineering company that provides solutions for engineering, technology, and product development projects. For decades, we’ve been helping our clients develop products that are changing the world, whether that’s by shaping the future of space exploration, saving lives with medical devices that set a new standard of care, or creating the fully autonomous electric taxi of tomorrow. Our team of more than 600 people works across industries including aerospace, medical devices and life sciences, unmanned systems and robotics, automotive OEM and tier 1 suppliers, commercial vehicle, electric vehicles, rail, and more. Our offices across the US have different industry focuses and engage with our clients in different ways, ranging from working on-site at client facilities to performing product development at our delivery centers. 


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 USA, 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); paid parental leave; and mentorship to help you take your career to the next level. You don’t have to take our word for it that we’re a great place to work—we were named on the 2023 Top Workplaces list thanks to feedback from our proud employees.  


Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Contribute to cabin and cargo engineering in all phases of aircraft development and product lifecycle, from prototype to final design.
  • Perform qualification of cabin or cargo parts according to applicable design requirements and Aerospace client procedures.
  • Allocation of aircraft top-level requirements down to systems level.
  • Evaluate and develop lightweight solutions to improve the aircraft performance. Ability to perform weight optimization studies utilizing state of the art engineering methods.
  • Provide design support, technical impact assessment, preparation of bottom-up design verification during full phase of aircraft development and delivery phase.
  • Preparation of engineering technical reports and presentations.
  • Check and validate correctness of engineering data on drawings and ensure the input quality related to aircraft Product Data Management systems to secure the guaranteed limits and aircraft performance.
  • Provide engineering support to the Final Assembly Line, ensuring aircraft readiness for customer delivery.
  • Lead Digitalization improvements projects within engineering teams, develop efficient methods to automate engineering work and processes.
  • Responsible to develop project milestones and project manage tasks as assigned, communicating with various stakeholders to fulfil aircraft development schedules.
  • Independently coordinate with Aerospace client Suppliers in all phases of aircraft development.



  • 3 years Industry experience with relevant knowledge of product design.


Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. 

  • Proficiency in Google Suites products required.
  • Dassault systems certification or Dassault systems tools experience.
  • Experience in CATIA or PDM systems.
  • General purpose programming capability in Python or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of API's and Web development is desired (Django/Flask/NodeJS or equivalent).
  • Familiar with Systems Engineering and application of MBSE using SysML.
  • Ability to utilize project management tools (Smartsheets, Zoho or equivalent).


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.