Mechanical Engineer


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Job Description

Seeking a motivated mechanical engineer with 2+ years of technical experience to join a team responsible for designing equipment for U.S. Navy submarines. Projects include a wide range of ruggedized submarine equipment, including unmanned undersea vehicles, propulsion systems and hardened electronics systems. The team is responsible for taking designs from initial concept development, through build and test, and into production. Candidates should have basic engineering design knowledge as well as the ability to apply engineering principles to new technical problems. Successful candidates will be detail oriented, reliable, and capable of working effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team. As we will benefit from your contributions on projects, you will benefit from gaining valuable work experience, while reinforcing and expanding your engineering skill set through project diversity.

Duties and Responsibilities 

Design and analyze components and electro-mechanical assemblies 
Create and maintain mechanical solid models and drawings using SolidWorks
Create and manage bills of material (BOM) within Progeny’s data management system
Develop fixtures and equipment to support testing and production efforts
Develop and present PowerPoint slides documenting design progress
Participate in various technical and program meetings on a weekly basis

Skills & Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Strong problem solving skills and ability to work both independently and in a team
Experience with SolidWorks product suite
Experience developing detailed designs of mechanical systems
Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing per ASME Y14.5
Strong documentation and communication skills
Experience with ruggedized electronics packaging a plus
Familiarity with Navy environmental qualification test standards a plus
Ability to perform structural and thermal analyses (FEA) on components and systems a plus



B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or similar degree
2+ years mechanical engineering experience




This position may require the applicant to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance.


To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at

About Progeny Systems

Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.

As a small business, Progeny Systems is a participant in the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Progeny Systems has a proven track record of transitioning numerous SBIR contract awards into full-scale production, and has also successfully competed with large defense corporations.  Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.

Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:

-       United States Navy

-       United States Air Force

-       United States Army         

-       Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

-       National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)