Mechanical Engineer for Electronic Assemblies


Required experience and qualities

Isotropic Systems, Inc is seeking a Mechanical design engineer to join our growing team of creative, highly skilled engineers located in Linthicum, MD.

The candidate will have the opportunity to apply a broad set of mechanical design disciplines including electronic packaging, thermal and structural design to develop ruggedized electronics assemblies for use in phased array, flat panel antenna communications systems.


  • Lead the design, development, and testing of highly integrated electronic packages
  • Apply Design for Manufacturability (DFM) and Design for Assembly (DFA) techniques in mechanical designs
  • Perform structural and thermal analysis of electronic systems & subsystems over a wide range of environmental requirements
  • Develop and implement a configuration management strategy
  • Support system builds and qualification testing
  • Interface with suppliers and customers to develop requirements and deliver cost effective solutions
  • Design and develop cost effective system structures for a wide variety of system installations, from fixed installations to mobile installations

Basic Qualifications:

  • Relevant engineering degree required
  • Relevant experience required: 10 years with BS; 8 years with MS
  • Proficiency with 3D mechanical CAD software
  • Experience conducting thermal and structural analysis in electronic assemblies
  • Experience with design for manufacturing and assembly in highly integrated electronic assemblies
  • Ability to generate detailed drawings and drawing packages for manufacturing of electronic assemblies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with RF/Microwave component assemblies, RF/microwave PCB materials, and microelectronic packaging techniques
  • Knowledge of high reliability coatings/finishes for electronics and structural elements
  • Experience with additive and subtractive manufacturing techniques, sheet metal fabrication and injection molding
  • Experience developing and applying configuration management strategy for configuration control

Job Details:

  • Type: Full-time
  • Location: Linthicum, MD
  • Number: ENG003b
John Finney