Job Description

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  • Laurel, Maryland, USA
Mechanical Engineer

The Opportunity:

What if you could use your engineering expertise to develop next-generation defense tools and technology? As an engineer, you’ll engage in leading-edge munitions and subsystem technologies critical to national defense for advancing fuzing, warheads, propulsion, survivability, and munitions power technologies. We need your skills and expertise to develop creative solutions that directly impact the warfighter.

As a mechanical engineer, you’ll develop and apply advanced systems methods, theories, and research techniques to munitions technology. You’ll support development of plans and strategies to advance, develop, and transition munitions and energetics science and technology (S&T). You will coordinate with stakeholders and technical teams and manage munitions S&T investment. You will be part of a team to support the system design, development, safety, fabrication, and test and evaluation of rockets and their associated launchers.

You’ll apply engineering physics, engineering mathematics, and materials science principles to support the design, analysis, manufacture, or maintenance of mechanical systems. You’ll apply advanced consulting skills or extensive technical expertise, including full industry knowledge. You’ll develop innovative solutions to complex problems, work without considerable direction, and mentor and supervise team members.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 20+ years of experience in mechanical engineering and project management of system design, development, safety, fabrication, and test and evaluation of rockets and their associated launchers
  • Experience in rocket and launcher design and rocket propulsion to develop top level and detailed engineering designs, and develop optimized engineering solutions to complex problems
  • Experience in all phases of complex integrated system development
  • Experience directing, managing, and participating in the development of system specifications, evaluating design or technology options, complete system development, equipment testing, system architectures, and engineering documentation
  • Experience communicating verbally and in writing to senior level management
  • Ability to prepare complex reports, briefings, and presentations
  • Ability to perform duties independently with minimal oversight
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in a Science or Engineering field

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience working with NAVAIR Program Management Offices and their associated project and business systems
  • Ability to think strategically and understand the tactical details of an issue
  • Ability to listen to and understand the different perspectives of an issue, and make appropriate decisions or recommendations
  • Ability to address multiple assignments concurrently and pay strict attention to detail


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $84,600.00 to $193,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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