Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd.

Mechanical Engineer

Job Locations US-MA-Lexington
Engineering/Engineering Support
Full Time
Location : Name
National Laboratory

Position Summary

Our Customer MIT LL is looking for a Mechanical Engineer to support the Mechanical Engineering Group.  The group provides innovative design solutions for advanced technology prototypes. Example projects include laser communication, high energy lasers, optical sensors, biological agent detectors, and large radar antennas, for systems deployed on ground, maritime, air‐ and space‐borne platforms. The group has expertise in precision engineering, opto‐mechanics, mechanisms, electronics packaging, large structures, highly efficient lightweight structures, composite materials and additive manufacturing. The group is the Engineering Division’s center for 3D CAD design and data management, and is involved in every step of program execution from conceptual design to system integration and test



The successful candidate will work as part of a multidisciplinary team, under the direction of a MIT LL Technical Project Manager, to provide support for the mechanical design and testing of complex mechanical, opto-mechanical and electro-mechanical systems.
-Responsibilities will include design, integration, and testing of complex hardware from conceptual design through fabrication and field performance evaluation.
-The candidate must be knowledgeable in a broad range of challenging problems involving structures, mechanisms, thermal systems, optics and electronics.
-This position involves working in close-knit teams with design, analyses and test personnel.
-Candidates must be enthusiastic, innovative and motivated self–starters able to work independently, or as part of a group.
-They must possess strong oral and written communication skills and must be able to present status/results to internal and external audiences.
-The position may require travel to meetings and field sites.


Education and Experience Requirement:
Bachelors degree is mandatory. Candidates should have a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering OR Aerospace. A Masters degree is a plus (there is some flexibility on the years of experience if the candidate has a Masters). Master and 5+ years relevant experience or Bachelor and 10+ years relevant experience.

Skills Required:
-Experience in mechanical design, assembly and environmental testing of high reliability electronic, electro-optic, mechanisms, or opto-mechanical systems for DoD or aerospace applications.
-Experience with SolidWorks 3D CAD software.

Skills Preferred:
Demonstrated experience with the development of opto-mechanical or electro-mechanical systems utilized on spacecraft and/or aircraft strongly preferred.
Experience in DoD, military, and/or aerospace applications highly preferred.
-Opto Mechanical experience would be HIGHLY preferred and would stand out a candidate from others.
-For this role, an interim is acceptable for start on the project. A secret from the first day is highly preferred
-This position is required onsite at least 4 days a week so the candidate must either be local to Lexington or able to relocate at the start of the position.

Company Overview

Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, is an innovative small business committed to providing world-class technical, management, and training support services to government and public sector clients. We focus on people, processes, and performance to deliver superior results. Since our inception in 1997, our commitment to mission success and customer satisfaction has been recognized with exponential growth and exceptional past performance ratings. We accept challenging assignments and drive projects from the planning stages, through implementation, and into operations and support.


Please note: Final compensation for this position will be determined by various factors such as the Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications.


In accordance with any legal obligations that may be placed on Odyssey, this position may require as a condition of employment that you be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and provide proof of full vaccination, or have a legal exemption from vaccination.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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