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Mechanical Engineer Featured Urgent

Location
Lausanne,
Wage
Hourly
Job ID
15226BR

Mechanical Engineer
15226BR
Lausanne Switzerland
Job Responsibilities
Are you looking for an environment that encourages collaboration making an impact and where youll contribute fresh ideas? At ViaSat Antenna Systems SA we foster an environment of inspiration resulting in a driven and cutting-edge company with advancing innovation. If youre interested in continued growth meaningful contributions and have the flexibility to perform in dynamic team environments then ViaSat is a fit for you! Our culture empowers us to do things that other companies would find very difficult if not impossible. It is uniquely ViaSat and intentionally not like any other company.
In this role you will have the opportunity to be a team member with other top notch engineers located in our Lausanne Switzerland office. You will use your experience in static and dynamic design and analysis of mechanical systems equipment and packages. You will conduct feasibility studies design and testing of antenna systems for mobile satellite telecommunications on board of various types of platforms such as land vehicles aircraft and also fixed terminals. You will be responsible for design for manufacturability environmental and dynamics design for the appropriate environment as well as verification (analysis and testing) design reviews and production documentation. You will be empowered to direct external suppliers for procurement and fabrication coordinate with a cross functional team. Our interest is in productive individuals that have the flexibility required to perform in a very dynamic environment and with the vision to support strong and balanced growth through innovation.
We are looking for candidates with strong personal ownership the ability to understand ViaSats company culture the ability to work independently and lead teams and the ability to replicate our values with new team members. Candidates experience with customer interfacing product evolution and marketing of a product line is a plus. Candidates must have experience in providing presentations to customers and senior management.
Requirements
+ 5+ years of working experience designing electro-mechanical systems where size weight and power are critical.
+ Working knowledge of metal fabrication processes especially machining casting welding and sheet metal forming processes.
+ Experience designing parts with aluminum steel stainless steel and plastics.
+ Experience in the Mechanical Engineering field directly related to electronics packaging with detailed knowledge of electronics packaging design principles and issues.
+ Extensive working knowledge of SolidWorks software required for conceptual and detailed design
+ Experience performing thermal analysis using SolidWorks Simulation
+ Experience in performing and documenting structural analysis (FEM) static and dynamic (sine random vibrations shocks) using SolidWorks Simulation
+ Experience planning performing and documenting environmental tests especially thermal and vibration testing e.g. according to RTCA DO-160
+ Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as experience interfacing with customers.
+ Experience providing presentations to customers and senior management
+ Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or similar degree
+ Swiss or EU-27 Citizenship or valid Swiss work permit.
+ Ability to travel up to 10%
Preferences
+ The ideal candidate will have direct experience with designing and integrating mobile Satcom antennas and positioners for an aeronautical environment.
+ The ideal candidate will have experience interfacing with testing/certification authorities.
+ RF/Satcom knowledge
+ Electro mechanics knowledge
+ Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Our Lausanne Switzerland corporate office is just 10 minutes from Lausanne city centre and 5 minutes from the lake. Are you ready to join ViaSat?
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ViaSat is in the business to connect the world. As a global broadband services and technology company, we are connecting international communities to the internet by offering residential internet service; enabling passengers and operations crews to stream high-bandwidth media, applications, and content when traveling globally on commercial, business or government aircraft and maritime vessels; and empowering international warfighters on the front lines of battle with real-time, secure internet-based intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance for high-requirement missions. We deliver and protect information – when and where it is needed most with our trusted communications ground systems, infrastructure, and services.

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