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Materials/Mechanical Engineer

Science and Technology
Honolulu, HI (Oahu)

The Materials/Mechanical Engineer performs a broad range of duties in support of the S & T unit. This will include developing new, innovative materials and technology, testing and evaluating, preparing samples and prototypes, participating in deployments, and developing advanced systems to support new business and technology pursuits.



  • Prepares samples of new materials using a variety of laboratory techniques. Performs chemical and mechanical testing of materials.
  • Uses scientific and engineering principles to develop new materials, processes, technologies and products in line with the growth strategy of the company.
  • Develops sensor systems to ensure delivery of high performance technology on-time and on budget. 
  • Develops models and prototypes to meet or exceed customer specifications.
  • Contribute to a range of technology development projects while working with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Provides technical expertise, knowledge, pursuit strategy, and business opportunities relative to the above tasks.
  • Actively participates in international and domestic deployments of technology, requiring international and domestic deployments.
  • Interfaces with customers, researches technical literature, and supports proposal development.
  • Performs theoretical and experimental research and development in materials science, nanomaterial fabrication & testing, and electro-chemistry.
  • May assist with responses to government solicitations that are in line with the company’s strategy to secure funding for R&D activities.


  • MS in Materials Science, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry or related field.
  • Strong proficiency with laboratory equipment and procedures, required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, MatLab, COMSOL Multiphysics Finite Element Analysis software, 3D printing and other electronics and mechanical design skills preferred.
  • Experience in an industrial company and/or laboratory that conducts materials development and advanced materials research and manufacturing preferred.
  • Experience with machine tools and basic laboratory equipment.
  • Competent, broad technical knowledge of sensor systems, their design, manufacture, and testing.
  • Able to work well independently, as well as in a team/group environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to obtain a security clearance. Existing secret, top secret, and/or SCI clearance a plus.